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Discover the Ins and Outs of a Smart Home Lifestyle

Whole-home integration is becoming more than a trend in Rogers, AR, and nationwide! It’s an innovative approach to managing technologies that create a sophisticated lifestyle, and it’s revolutionizing the way people interact with their living spaces—find out more below.

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The Perfect Environment: Your Guide to Climate Control Home Automation

The Perfect Environment: Your Guide to Climate Control Home Automation

At a Glance:

What is Automated Climate Control?

Benefits of Automated Climate Control

Why Trust AV Design Consultants?

Meet Our Home Automation Expert

What is Automated Climate Control?

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How to Make Your Home More Secure

How to Make Your Home More Secure

With the holiday season quickly approaching, there is a decent chance that your mind is primarily focused on how you plan to decorate your home for the festive weeks that lie ahead. We agree that holiday decorating is much more jolly than most tasks around your home this time of year; however, we can’t stress enough the importance of keeping your place ultimately safe and secure. Not to mention thwarting off the thoughtless porch pirates attempting to swipe packages right in front of your doorstep. This holiday season (and for the remainder of the year), it’s time to take your home’s safety seriously and consider investing in a reliable home security system to give you the ultimate peace of mind. If you’re looking where to start for some security ideas for your modern home, we’ve put together a guide on how to secure your home with some of the latest and greatest home security solutions.

At a Glance:

How to Secure Your Home

Smart Locks

Optimize Your Lighting

Video Surveillance

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The Beginner’s Guide on How to Make a Smart Home

The Beginner’s Guide on How to Make a Smart Home

At a Glance:

What is a Smart Home?

What to Consider Before Building Your Smart Home

Making Your Home Smart

Smart Home Installation

Find a Certified Smart Home Installer Near You

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5 Unique Smart Home Renovation Ideas

5 Unique Smart Home Renovation Ideas

At a Glance:

Smart Home Control

Automated Climate Control

A Smart Outdoor Living Space

Home Security

Motorized Shades

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How to Set Up a Home Theater

How to Set Up a Home Theater

At a Glance:

Why You Should Get a Home Theater

Your Home Theater Budget

Home Theater Design

Equipment for Your Home Theater

What Does Home Theater Installation Entail?

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Have You Explored These Garden-Transforming Smart Devices?

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Technology nerds get a bad rap when it comes to going outdoors. But nerds like the outdoors and want to plant gardens, too!

Whether or not you identify as a nerd, let us at AV Design Consultants show you how the world of smart technology can augment the care you put into your garden.

While a lot of smart home technology focuses on improving life inside your home, there’s a world of smart devices designed to help you with outdoorsy activities. If you’re a pro-level home gardener or you’re only now getting your thumb green for the first time, don’t miss out on the chance to improve your odds of horticulture success in your beloved garden. 

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8 Home Devices You Won't Believe Work with Voice Control

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Voice control technology is something we’re very excited about at AV Design Consultants. Here’s a list of eight awesome home devices to use with your favorite voice control technology.

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How to Keep New Year's Resolutions -- Smart Home Edition

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It’s time for smart home technology to help with those New Year’s resolutions. 

At AV Design Consultants, we spend a lot of time talking about the benefits of smart home automation and how its many features and offerings can improve the quality of your life. But to help all of our customers start off the year on the right foot, we wanted to hyper focus this week’s blog on specific ways that your smart home can help you remember – and stick to – your 2021 New Year’s resolutions. 

So, we’ve put together a list of some common resolutions and come up with some easily applicable solutions that your smart home will be able to assist with. Whether your goal this year is to lose weight, read more, or something as simple as sleep better – your smart home has you covered. 

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How Smart Home Technology Can Help Aging in Place

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Smart home technology isn’t just for the young. 

Any new technology – and especially new technology in emerging and growing categories like smart home technology – tends to get a reputation of being for younger audiences. But that’s simply not the case. The team here at AV Design Consultants prides itself on being knowledgeable on the best ways, practices, and use cases for the technology we sell, and we thought it would be great to guide our customers through a not-often-talked-about, but quite important, use of smart home technology: to help older adults as they are aging in place.

There are many ways that technology can help keep users independent while assisting with their lifestyle. And as aging in place becomes more common – where older adults stay in their homes longer or multiple generations live together under one roof – using this technology is only going to become more and more important. There’s a big future for such technology out there, and it just goes to show that smart technology can help improve everybody’s homelife. Let’s take a look at how.

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Why You Need Smart Blinds This Fall

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You probably never knew how exciting blinds could be. 

While “cooler” parts of smart technology like TVs and automation systems may get all the attention, smart blinds can go a long way toward making your house truly feel like home, while also giving you a super convenient way to manage light and temperature in every room. 

All of us here at AV Design Consultants are really excited about the future of smart home technology and how blinds and shades play a role in that – and we want to make sure you are just as up to date on everything as we are! This week, we’re going to take a look at some of the benefit smart blinds can bring to your smart home, as well as all the conveniences that come with them.

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How to Have a Spook-tacular Smart Home Halloween

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It's time to trick or treat with technology. 

Here at AV Design Consultants, we were scratching our pumpkins to try to come up with how we could use the technology in our customers’ smart homes to turn up the volume on their Halloween celebrations. Luckily, we didn't have to think too hard: Technology and Halloween have gone dismembered limb in dismembered limb since Frankenstein's time. No matter how you like your haunted holiday, there are plenty of ways you can take advantage of your smart home to help spread the haunts, howls, and scares. 

So, this week on the blog, things are going to be a little bit different. A little bit creepier. A little bit crawlier. And maybe even a little bit candy...er. Let's look at all the boo-tiful benefits you get from having a smart home, and how such technology can help you have the happiest -- and hauntiest -- Halloween possible. 

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How Your Home Can Benefit from Structured Cabling

How Your Home Can Benefit from Structured Cabling

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When it comes to Bentonville’s smart homes, most of the conversation is centered around two subjects: what they can do and what they will look like in your space.

What your technology does is essential – after all, why invest in something that doesn’t offer the features you want? And what it looks like can have a huge impact on your Arkansas home’s décor.

But there’s something else that many homeowners can benefit from; part of the discussion that may be less exciting but may also have a bigger impact on your entire system.

In this blog, we’ll discuss structured cabling and how your property can benefit from an expert installation.

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