The Tax Benefits That Come with Smart Homes

March 16, 2020

Like other home improvements, installing smart devices in your home, and the expenses that come with them, can come with some great tax credits. So if you've installed, or are thinking of installing, smart devices in your home check out this post to make sure you really are getting the tax benifits you qualify for.
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The Tax Benefits That Come with Smart Homes

March 16, 2020

Like other home improvements, installing smart devices in your home, and the expenses that come with them, can come with some great tax credits. So if you've installed, or are thinking of installing, smart devices in your home check out this post to make sure you really are getting the tax benifits you qualify for.
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5 innovative ways to increase your home’s value this year

February 06, 2020

Add value to your home WITHOUT breaking the bank! Did you know things like adding an updated thermostat, shelving, and smart devices can increase your home's value at little cost to you?
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5 innovative ways to increase your home’s value this year

February 06, 2020

Add value to your home WITHOUT breaking the bank! Did you know things like adding an updated thermostat, shelving, and smart devices can increase your home's value at little cost to you?
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Where Were You in Y2K? The Time the World (Almost) Ended

January 14, 2020

Let’s go back to the year 1999. Only the birds were tweeting, and the “Cloud” usually came with a forecast of rain. And then came the panic of Y2K. Would life as we know it completely end? Would the two-digit code we once created literally end all technology?
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Where Were You in Y2K? The Time the World (Almost) Ended

January 14, 2020

Let’s go back to the year 1999. Only the birds were tweeting, and the “Cloud” usually came with a forecast of rain. And then came the panic of Y2K. Would life as we know it completely end? Would the two-digit code we once created literally end all technology?
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How to: Choose a Gift for the Homeowner Who Has it All

November 27, 2019

How do you choose a gift for the homeowner who appears to have it all? From nearby restaurant gift cards to smart home tech, allow us to take the stress out of shopping for presents!
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How to: Choose a Gift for the Homeowner Who Has it All

November 27, 2019

How do you choose a gift for the homeowner who appears to have it all? From nearby restaurant gift cards to smart home tech, allow us to take the stress out of shopping for presents!
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78 Home Automation Ideas

October 18, 2019

The possibilities for home automation are limitless, from lighting to home theater and more. Here are 78 home automation ideas to get you started!
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78 Home Automation Ideas

October 18, 2019

The possibilities for home automation are limitless, from lighting to home theater and more. Here are 78 home automation ideas to get you started!
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Showroom Spotlight: A Sunset (Boulevard) Showroom

September 20, 2019

Malibu Wired has been behind some of the most outrageous smart home projects in the LA market, delivering dream systems day in and day out.
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Showroom Spotlight: A Sunset (Boulevard) Showroom

September 20, 2019

Malibu Wired has been behind some of the most outrageous smart home projects in the LA market, delivering dream systems day in and day out.
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A Show-Stopping Showroom: Georgia Home Theater

September 05, 2019

New homeowners want to establish their own style in a new space, and long-standing residents want to inject some fun with a home renovation.
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A Show-Stopping Showroom: Georgia Home Theater

September 05, 2019

New homeowners want to establish their own style in a new space, and long-standing residents want to inject some fun with a home renovation.
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SMART CARE FOR LOVED ONES

August 30, 2019

Intelligent devices are more than fancy gadgets; for the elderly, they also offer the promise of freedom. Advances in home automation products are making it easier to feel safer in our homes, automate routine tasks, and help us gain insight into our behavior. Security devices—like sensored door locks and streaming cameras—mean that the young at heart can stay in their own homes longer. Meanwhile, environmental sensors, like carbon monoxide detectors and automated stoves, can alert caretakers to potential hazards—even from afar.
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SMART CARE FOR LOVED ONES

August 30, 2019

Intelligent devices are more than fancy gadgets; for the elderly, they also offer the promise of freedom. Advances in home automation products are making it easier to feel safer in our homes, automate routine tasks, and help us gain insight into our behavior. Security devices—like sensored door locks and streaming cameras—mean that the young at heart can stay in their own homes longer. Meanwhile, environmental sensors, like carbon monoxide detectors and automated stoves, can alert caretakers to potential hazards—even from afar.
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Bedroom Bliss: Four Smart Ideas for Embracing Tech in the Bedroom

March 04, 2019

The bedroom isn’t exempt from the smart home craze. There’s plenty of super smart ideas you can employ in your bedroom to improve your sleep, streamline waking up, and generally make the room a nicer and safer place to be.
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Bedroom Bliss: Four Smart Ideas for Embracing Tech in the Bedroom

March 04, 2019

The bedroom isn’t exempt from the smart home craze. There’s plenty of super smart ideas you can employ in your bedroom to improve your sleep, streamline waking up, and generally make the room a nicer and safer place to be.
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Tricked-out Tech for Your Backyard

February 08, 2019

Make the most of your living space by transforming your yard into your own tech-savvy oasis.
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Tricked-out Tech for Your Backyard

February 08, 2019

Make the most of your living space by transforming your yard into your own tech-savvy oasis.
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WHAT IS A SMART HOME PROFESSIONAL?

January 18, 2019

What makes them experts? What do they do? Home automation specialist, technology integrator, home technology professional, custom electronics dealers—these are just a few other names for what we like to call a smart home professional...
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The Heart of the Home: Taking Your Kitchen Beyond Its Practical Potential

January 15, 2019

In many homes, the kitchen is a room generally reserved for purely practical use. Often a sterile-looking interior whose primary function is to provide a pragmatic catering space, it’s easy to overlook the kitchen as a simple means to an end. In this post, we look at how to bring the kitchen back to its rightful place as the heart and soul of any home through the implementation of contemporary style and technologies.
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Smart Intercoms are the Way to Go for Better Communication

December 10, 2018

Remember those intercom boxes that passed your voice to other clunky boxes inside the home? Remember when they were considered high-tech? While intercom systems still play a part in a smart, connected lifestyle, they’ve grown so much more sophisticated in their capabilities.
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HIGH-TECH SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BATHROOM

November 15, 2018

The bathroom is not exempt from the home tech shake-up. In fact, some of the most exciting smart tech solutions are designed for the bathroom and offer high-tech luxury bathing, increased connectivity and productivity, or even water and energy efficiency.
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Smart Home Technology Allows Seniors to Age in Place

October 16, 2018

The year 2030 marks an important demographic turning point in U.S. history according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 National Population Projections. By 2030, all baby boomers will be older than age 65. This will expand the size of the older population so that 1 in every 5 residents will be retirement age. This means...
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The DIY Delusion of Home Automation

September 24, 2018

When I bought my modest 2,300-square-foot suburban home, I was pretty keen on the idea that I would automate it myself. Seriously, how hard could it be? Or, so I thought. The typical person who gets the itch to automate their own home is a lot like me: technical and self-reliant. And possibly a little cheap.
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Mixing Vintage Architecture with Modern Technology

September 18, 2018

The East Coast has the distinction of having some of the oldest cities in the U.S., and its architecture reflects it. Charming, vintage homes are lovingly preserved by their owners, paying homage to a time long ago. But this doesn’t mean modern technology shouldn’t take up residence in an older home. You just need to choose the right types of products. For homeowners striving maintain the integrity of their historic abodes, or for anyone concerned about the impact of technology on a home’s design, wireless products offer an ideal solution.
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WHAT’S NEW WITH CONTROL4

September 05, 2018

Whether you're a Control4 homeowner, a smart-home hopeful, or someone who designs or builds modern homes, you should know that Control4 is committed to creating a user-friendly smart-home platform that can be easily personalized by homeowners and that we strive to develop products for smart-home projects of every size.
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Monitor your home from anywhere with smart technology

August 31, 2018

Being away from home doesn't mean you can't stay abreast of what’s happening while you’re gone. Thanks to innovative technology from Control4, you’ll know the second someone rings the doorbell, if there’s someone strolling across your backyard, or if your trusty neighbor remembered to water your plants. All you need to stay connected is a Control4 mobile app on your smartphone and an Internet-enabled monitoring device at your home.
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The Benefits of Smart Home Automation for Vacation Guests, Property Managers, and Homeowners.

August 16, 2018

Smart home automation is a win for all parties involved. Whether you’re an owner of a property management company, a vacation property guest or a first-time home buyer, you can benefit from the most innovative smart home technology available for the place you, or your guests, relax each night.
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CONTROL4 NAMED WHOLE-HOUSE AUTOMATION BRAND LEADER, 4TH YEAR IN A ROW

June 12, 2018

Smart, convenient, secure, and brimming with "wow"-factor entertainment solutions—these are some of the most desirable features that homeowners look for when upgrading their home or shopping for a new one. Whether you are looking for a solution that meets some (or all) of those desires, look no further than Control4. Control4 is a brand you can trust. In an analysis conducted by CEPro, based on feedback from top industry professionals, Control4 has been ranked as the leading whole-home automation brand for the last four years.
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The ‘Intelligent’ Home Investment

May 15, 2018

The dominance of these rising generations in the housing market is reflected in a recently heightened demand for smart homes. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 42% of real estate professionals note that their clients have expressed interest in smart home devices. This interest is only bound to increase as smart technology becomes more universal among consumers.
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The ‘Intelligent’ Home Investment

May 15, 2018

The dominance of these rising generations in the housing market is reflected in a recently heightened demand for smart homes. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 42% of real estate professionals note that their clients have expressed interest in smart home devices. This interest is only bound to increase as smart technology becomes more universal among consumers.
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Remote Control World: 5 Must-Have Automated Home Accessories

January 05, 2018

The home of the future has arrived, thanks in large part to state-of-the-art automation accessories. These “smart” devices can transform an ordinary house into one with improved energy efficiency, safety, and privacy (while making daily tasks a lot more convenient and fun). From controlling your home’s temperature, lighting, and security system, to making it all work together with just a simple voice command, here’s a look at five must-have smart home accessories.
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