With Outdoor AV, Staying Home Doesn’t Mean Staying Inside

Make the Most of Your Summer 2020

It’s always a good idea to make time for the outdoors, especially now while we’re socially distancing. Exposure to fresh air, nature, and natural light is known to improve mental health and moods. So, wouldn’t it be nice if you could catch up on shows, listen to music, and follow workout videos outside with the birds and crickets? By installing weatherproof speakers and screens, you’ll take your entertainment routine outside for a change.

Outdoor TVs and speakers are built durable enough to be left outside all year. And weatherproof screens produce a bright enough image to be seen even in sunlight. To learn how outdoor AV will work in your Bethany Beach, DE, backyard and patio, read on below.   

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How to Give Homeowners the Smart Home Security They Desire

Modern Homebuyers Are Willing to Pay More for Smart Security

The contemporary home buyer wants streamlined and easily accessible technology through a single system. In fact, many homeowners are willing to pay more for a home with smart technology included, including smart home security. People want to be able to receive alerts right to their phones where they can check surveillance cameras, door locks, and sensors. The best time to build a reliable surveillance system is during the build or renovation stage. If you’re an architect or builder, have you discussed smart security with your clients?

While wireless plug-and-play devices have gained popularity in recent years, a wired smart home security system is still the most reliable approach. We’ll share why that is and how you can add security to your projects in Fenwick Island, DE, below.

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What Makes Wired Security the Safest

If your clients are interested in adding security to their building, let them know this: while a wired system requires a longer installation, it is the best solution. Wired systems are more reliable, supports large systems, avoids interference and hacking, and lasts long-term. By contrast, a wireless security setup relies on Wi-Fi and is significantly limited in size. If you lose Wi-Fi signals, cameras, alarms, and sensors are useless. It’s much safer to wire the system by a professional, so devices don’t experience technical difficulties.

Low Voltage Wiring 

With a long list of security devices to integrate, you’ll need to consider things like conduit placement and low voltage wiring. Low voltage wiring is electric wiring that does not carry the same current as power outlets and won’t pose the same electrocution threats that standard wire does. In security systems, low-volt cables run to sensors at windows, doors, and walkways to connect to alarms and cameras. Technology choices may affect room designs and wiring decisions within walls. An integrator like Electronic Interiors can help you find where low voltage wiring will be needed and where devices should go, so you won’t have to make unexpected compromises later.

How An Integrator Partnership Can Help

Smart home security is not exactly part of an architect or builder’s scope of work. Projects can get much more complicated once automation is involved. A technology integrator can assist early in the process by giving you a more accurate bidding and subcontractor options, like electricians and security contractors (at Electronic Interiors, we also install security). Starting with a smooth-sailing process will set your project up for success, saving your time. If low voltage wiring and smart systems aren’t your areas of expertise, that’s where we can help. If you’d like to learn more about partnering with Electronic Interiors to offer state-of-the-art security systems to homeowners, call us at (302) 827-3909 or contact us here.

Electronic Interiors is Still Safely Serving Our Customers

Electronic Interiors will stay open as a federally mandated essential business 

As businesses close throughout the country to aid in social distancing and halting the spread of COVID-19, we have been designated by the government as an essential business that may remain open to support our community during this time. That being said, we’re not conducting business as usual. Your safety is greatly important to us, which is why we’ve implemented special steps to protect clients and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak in the US.

Technology integrators have been labeled an essential business by the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) in large part since we’re vital to homeowners setting up home offices and learning environments. Integrators are also recognized for their role in keeping a strong networking infrastructure throughout the country as other essential organizations also need support during this challenging time. 

During this critical period, we are committed to helping our clients stay connected, support remote learning for the nation’s children, and protect our clients’ properties and families. 

Though networking and communications infrastructure are the primary reasons for our essential business designation, we will also be available for any service, support, and installation of vital home technology systems including security, surveillance, lighting control, entertainment, and more. A strong network is essential for much of the country right now, and we are here to support your needs.

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Bring Your Family Together with Multi-Room Audio

More Music Means Better Moods & More Time Spent Together

The family’s all home. Mom’s in the living room, reading a book. The kids are all in their bedrooms. Dad just took the dog on a walk and is scrolling through news articles. Wouldn’t it be nice to bring everyone together to create lasting memories? 

Many of us may not think of audio as an integral part of our homes. But did you know that listening to music out loud is proven to improve relationships? Why not unite your family and have more fun with multi-room audio? Controlled right from your phone, you’ll share moments with music more than ever, and won’t have to be contained to one room.

Below we share the benefits of multi-room audio and how it can uplift your Fenwick Island, DE daily life.

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Announcing: SoundFX and Electronic Interiors Have Merged

Two Smart Home Technology Companies Merge in Rehoboth, DE

Big changes are coming to your local smart home technology companies in Rehoboth, DE. Electronic Interiors is officially merging with the home division of SoundFX, which also specializes in automotive and marine technology. SoundFX will now solely focus on marine and car automation, while the newly merged smart home company will maintain the name Electronic Interiors.

So, what will this merge mean, and what can be found at the new Electronic Interiors? Continue reading to find out.

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Wake Up to Blissful Mornings with a Control4 System

Learn How Smart Technology Can Improve Your Morning Routine

Technology and mornings may not sound like a healthy or beneficial combination. After all, aren’t we supposed to refrain from looking at our phones when we first wake up? But with the automated effects of a smart home system like Control4, your routine will start for you without needing to even look at your phone screen.

As a Control4 dealer in Rehoboth, DE, we’re familiar with the many ways automation can enhance our lifestyles. To experience less of a struggle when you start your day, learn more below!

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How to Optimize the Audio Quality in Your Home Theater

Get High-Performance Sound with These Home Theater Design Tips

Though many people focus on the big screen when trying to recreate the cinema experience at home, delivering powerful, high-quality sound is just as important. During a scary movie or football game, it’s the immersive sound that puts you in the middle of the action. Audio should not be an afterthought in your Bethany Beach, DE home.

Even though it’s easy to oversimplify and think the right speakers will fix all your problems, a lot more than that goes into your home theater design. Read on to find out the three things that will determine whether you’re getting the best possible sound quality.

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Set the Mood in Your Restaurant or Bar with a Crestron System

Give Your Customers an Experience to Remember

When visitors arrive at your Rehoboth Beach, DE restaurant or bar, what will be their initial impression? Before their food or drinks arrive at the table, will your space’s ambiance ease them into a cheerful mood? Will they already have a good feeling about the night?

As important as a great menu is, the atmosphere of your eatery is just as crucial. With a Crestron system, there are many creative ways to customize your restaurant’s scenery. How? Find out below!

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Design Smarter, Cleaner Homes With Motorized Window Treatments

The Perfect Way to Blend Function With Style for Homes in the Bethany Beach Region

Builders, architects and designers wanting to make an impact in the luxury home market need to include a variety of smart home features that are increasingly in demand. While custom home theaters and advanced surveillance systems are impressive, they aren’t an interest for every homebuyer and aren’t used daily. Instead, incorporate motorized shades for a smarter, cleaner design.

Not familiar with motorized window treatments? Don’t worry; this blog will show you all the benefits of adding these shades to any homes you’re designing in Delaware’s Bethany Beach region.

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Listen to Your Audio Anywhere in Your Vacation Home

Whole Home Audio Enhances Your Space

When you’re wanting to get away to your vacation home, who says you can’t still enjoy your favorite music and media while you’re gone?  Whether you’re staying at your second property for a trip or holiday, or are planning to live there for the season – you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your usual comforts and conveniences you normally have at home on a daily basis.

Turn on the latest hits while you cook for friends and family or relax in the living room, and have all your media readily available to you at just the press of a button.  Keep reading below to see how a whole home audio system can add value and elevate your entire Rehoboth Beach, DE vacation property experience.

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