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What Are the Best Reasons for Installing Motorized Shades?

Boost Your Lighting Control System with a Smart Shading Solution

What Are the Best Reasons for Installing Motorized Shades?

Not a lot of people would think of their shades when adding a lighting control system to their home. It's easy to focus on the ways you can adjust fixtures more efficiently, but you can manage natural light as well. With motorized shades, it's easy to control the amount of sunlight in your Scottsdale, AZ home to make it more efficient, safe and stylish. In this blog, we go over the reasons that motorized shades are one of the most popular smart technology upgrades. 

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Quick and Simple Installation

If you're looking for an easy technology upgrade for your home, few are as simple as installing motorized shades. They can be standalone, a retrofit, or be incorporated into you lighting control system. Depending on the type of solution you’re looking for, we help you figure out if wired or wireless shades are the best fit. Smart shading offers immediate convenience and returns on investment without the need for an invasive installation. 

Personalized, Intuitive Control

Motorized shades are easy to operate, making your daily tasks more manageable. They’re especially useful when you have young kids or elderly relatives that have a hard time manually adjusting them. You choose the control option that makes the most sense whether it’s a handheld remote, tablet, touchpad or smartphone. At the press of a button, you can manage one shade, all the shades in a given room, or all the shades in your house.

  • Safety: With a smart shading solution, you can eliminate cords that can be a safety hazard for pets or young children. With centralized control, it’s also easier to protect your family’s privacy. Make sure no shades are left open overnight or when you’re out of the house with an “All Down” button on your touchpad, smartphone or keypad.
  • Energy Consumption: Motorized shades can also reduce your monthly energy bills by working hand-in-hand with your HVAC system. Whenever the sun is hitting your home directly, your air conditioning is forced to work overtime. Schedule shades to close at the hottest times of day to help your home cool down. If your weather is too unpredictable for that to work, install photo sensors so shades close when hit by direct sunlight. You can also use photo sensors to have artificial lights turn off when natural light is available.
  • Style: There are a variety of ways that motorized shades can enhance your home’s style. For one, they help you protect your interiors. Sun damage can have devastating effects on furniture, artwork and even electronics. Use the photo sensors mentioned above to keep them from being hit directly by sunlight. You can also install classic drapes in your living room or elegant roller shades for windows that span multiple floors without worrying that they’re too difficult to manage.

Whether you’re looking for an upgrade to your lighting control system or one-room smart shading solutions, we can find the equipment and control options that make the most sense.

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