An evenly distributed multi-speaker system improves the sound quality and coverage of an outdoor audio setup
Set yourself up for fun this summer with an outdoor audio system in your Lafayette, LA, backyard. An outdoor sound system allows you to listen to music while reading a book on the patio, taking a midday swim in the pool or spending the morning working in the flower gardens.
The best installation option for a large space with several areas where you want to enjoy music is an evenly distributed, multi-speaker system. A multi-speaker design ensures that sound is crisp, clear and consistent no matter where you are in the backyard. Keep reading to learn the benefits of evenly distributed audio outdoors!
How can you enhance your business with a smart lighting system?
Light — both artificial and natural — profoundly impacts our mood, mental health, productivity, energy level, alertness and cognitive thinking. The right lighting in an office space can help employees concentrate and feel less burned out during working hours.
That’s one reason why architectural lighting is a necessary addition to office locations in Lafayette, LA. Another reason is that a properly designed and integrated lighting system can improve a building’s energy efficiency and make it feel like a more welcoming, inviting space. Keep reading to learn more about smart lighting applications in the workplace.
Make the most of smart lighting to feel safer and have more fun outside this summer
Now that the weather has warmed up, it’s the perfect time of year to spend all day outside on the patio, fire up the grill in the evenings and go for a relaxing nighttime swim in the pool. But none of these activities are possible if your Lafayette, LA, home lacks outdoor lighting.
Outside lighting is a smart, fun and versatile addition to your landscape. When you pair it with home automation, you can control all your smart lighting using one app on your smartphone. Our partner Coastal Source has outdoor lights that meet all your needs. Keep reading to learn three ways to use smart lighting outside!
Use smart systems to deter intruders and keep your home safe while you’re away
Home automation adds comfort, convenience and luxury to your lifestyle, but did you know you can also use automation to keep your Lafayette, LA, home safe? Smart systems like your home alarm system, indoor/outdoor lighting and AV installations can be valuable devices in your security toolkit. With automation, you can build custom security actions into your smart devices that will deter burglars and invaders.
With home automation, you will feel safe leaving your home for a weekend out in the yacht or a vacation to your second home this summer. Keep reading to learn 3 ideas for how to use automation to protect your home and valuables.
Learn how surveillance cameras help you protect your property from afar and keep an eye on things at home
Does your home security system have everything it needs to protect your property and family? If indoor and outdoor surveillance cameras aren’t part of your comprehensive system, you’re missing out on a crucial layer of protection for your Lafayette, LA, home.
If you’re away from home and your alarm goes off, it is terrifying to be in the dark about what’s happening. Video surveillance enables you to access and see incidents unfolding in real-time. Keep reading to learn why cameras are a necessary part of home security.
Imagine all the possibilities at your fingertips with one-touch control of outdoor entertainment
If you have home automation, you already know how it adds ease, comfort and convenience to your daily life. Using a smartphone app, tablet app or universal remote, you have one-touch control over the audio and video, climate and lighting of your home.
But did you know that you can extend the same one-touch control and convenience to outdoor entertainment? As summer heats up in Lafayette, LA, look no further for an excuse to spend more time outside.
Take a peek at our fun day-in-the-life scenario to see all the ways you can use smart technology outdoors!
Bolster your home security system with smart features that offer better protection even when you’re not at home
The pandemic that swept the U.S. at the beginning of this year has turned everyone’s life upside down. In this stressful environment, it’s completely normal to feel an increased sense of anxiety, especially as businesses start to reopen and more people return to work. Before we enter the new normal in society, take the time now to make sure your home security system is robust and up to date.
At Electronics Professionals, we offer a range of home security services for homeowners in Lafayette, LA. Keep reading to learn 3 smart security features that are essential to safeguarding your property and valuables.
From sound coverage, to speaker selection, to a control system — here’s how to get started with outdoor audio
Fresh air and sunshine boost your mood and improve your physical and mental health. If the air inside your home is starting to feel stale, escape outside to take a few deep breaths. Listening to music in your backyard can be a great way to clear your mind, relax and enjoy some time in the open air.
Creating an audio setup for your backyard is entirely doable, but it does take careful planning and consideration. Keep reading to learn 3 of the first big decisions you’ll need to make when you’re ready to install an outdoor sound system in your Lafayette, LA, home.
Motorized window treatments can help you regulate the temperature of your home and save money on utilities all year
A Louisiana summer comes with a double headache: blistering heat and high A/C bills. Here at Electronics Professionals, we recommend a solution that’s eco-friendly all year long. Motorized window treatments are aesthetically pleasing, available in a variety of designs and colors and an energy-efficient method for regulating energy output at home.
Automated shades can help you optimize how you use and conserve energy in your Lafayette home year-round, especially when window treatments are integrated with a home automation system. Keep reading to learn how.
Gain peace of mind knowing that a professional integrator expertly installed your smart alarm system
You’re finally ready to upgrade your home security to a smart alarm system. Now the biggest question is, should you install the new system yourself or hire a professional? You’re leaning toward a DIY project, because how hard can it be to hook up an alarm system and throw up a few cameras?
As it turns out, there are several considerations that you haven’t anticipated, especially when it comes to equipment, placement and monitoring. That’s why we recommend you trust the job to a professional integration company like Electronics Professionals in Lafayette, LA. Below are 5 benefits you can expect to gain from a professional security installation.
Smart audio, video and lighting can turn your backyard or patio into a multimedia entertainment center
After spending the past few months at home, you may be feeling like it’s time for a change of scenery. Good news — you can experience a whole new world without ever leaving home. Investing in an outdoor entertainment system in your Lafayette, LA, backyard will give you the motivation you need to spend more time outside in the fresh air.
With audio, video and lighting control at your disposal, smart technology can help you reimagine your outdoor space as a relaxing staycation spot. Keep reading to learn more.
Outdoor audio systems have different speaker requirements than indoor systems — here are a few considerations to keep in mind
As the weather warms up in Lafayette, LA, you’re ready to listen to music outside while you relax by the pool or spend time exercising in your backyard. Maybe you drag a few Bluetooth speakers or one of your wireless living room speakers outside so you can listen to Pandora and the result is…..unsatisfying.
High-quality backyard speakers are designed to be outside year-round. They must meet special requirements to produce clear, even sound in outdoor spaces, and they must be durable enough to weather environmental conditions without breaking down. Keep the following 3 factors in mind when you’re ready to set up an outdoor audio system.
Make daily activities faster and simpler by using voice activation to manage your smart home devices
Voice control is now a reality for smart device control and not just an unbelievable plot detail in sci-fi books. If you have a Lafayette, LA, smart home, consider adding voice assistant integrations to simplify and streamline processes you use daily.
Integration is simple with voice assistants like Siri and Amazon Alexa, which are compatible with hundreds of third-party companies and devices. Keep reading to learn 6 of the most convenient (and fun) ways you can use voice commands at home.
Learn how a smart lighting system outside can increase the safety and security of your home
Outdoor lighting does much more than give your Lafayette, LA, home curbside appeal. Poor outdoor lighting could pose a serious security risk on your property. You can use lighting as a safety measure to secure your property, especially when you add smart technology that allows you to access and control your outside lights from a smartphone or tablet.
Keep reading to learn how you can utilize smart lighting to protect your home and family better.
Family room by day, entertainment center by night — you can enjoy both with a few smart upgrades to your space
If you don’t have space or resources right now to construct a private home theater in your Lafayette, LA, home, you can still create a dedicated entertainment space for you and your family.
With a few smart home upgrades, you can transform your existing family or living room into a multi-purpose environment. Adding a home AV system, hidden equipment and smart lighting control will allow you to capture the movie theater experience from the comfort of your family room couch. Keep reading to learn more.