Recently there has been a resurgence of "pretty, all-in-one" Wi-fi devices out there for consumers to easily setup their own whole-house Wi-fi systems. Newest on the block are Ubiquiti's "Amplifi" system along with Google's Whole-home Wi-fi system, however Apple has been doing "pretty, all-in one ... » Learn More about Are whole house Wi-fi systems finally available to the DIY consumer?
A recent client of ours is building a home in Brentwood and is having a Smarthome system installed. This property is terraced and has a pedestrian gate that is a flight of stairs away from the home itself (which is at a lower elevation). As such, the homeowners had a pretty critical need for an ... » Learn More about Ring or Doorbird Video Intercom for your Smarthome System?
We recently had a client who had the unfortunate pleasure of getting robbed while he was out of town. Items stolen included parts of his Smart Home System including TVs, Sonos Playbars, Blu-ray players, Universal Remotes, etc along with some jewelry, cash and a safe. The robbers also trashed much ... » Learn More about The Importance of Arming your Security System in your Smarthome
For many of us in the Los Angeles Area, Verizon FIOS is the choice for Internet, TV and Phone service as they are the only service around that is running a fiber cable straight to the outside of your home (AT&T by contrast only runs fiber cables to nearby nodes and uses your phone lines for the ... » Learn More about Do I Really need my Verizon Router for my Home Theater System in Los Angeles?
About three years ago we installed a Control4 Home Automation system in Los Angeles near the beach. As part of the installation, we installed around 50 dimmers and 4 keypad dimmers to control most of the lighting in the home. The homeowner preferred the look of the Lutron Radiora2 wireless ... » Learn More about Why Light dimming types are important to know for my Home Automation System in Los Angeles