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Add Panache to Your Home with Custom Window Shades

3 Ways Motorized Window Treatments Add Style and Comfort

Despite the incredible views we enjoy in the Vail Valley and the Colorado mountains, windows still need some type of covering. Coverings help control light, assure a level of privacy, and provide aesthetic enhancement to your home.

As most people know, there are a plethora of options available for custom window treatments. What some people don’t think about are the advantages of powering them. Adding power and remote control of window shades and coverings opens up a world of options to personalize your environment.

Want to learn more? Keep reading to learn three ways that custom window shades can transform your Vail home.

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What’s the Latest Trend in High-End Home Audio?

Escape to Your Own Private Listening Room

Music is everywhere these days, from elevators to the background music in the grocery store. Chances are you pay little attention to it, and never mind that the playback quality is unlikely to move you.

If you love great sound and music, you’d likely prefer listening to music in a more immersive fashion. Headphones are an option, but not everyone likes to wear them for extended listening sessions. Your car, if equipped with a high-end audio system, might be another, but you should really focus on driving.

For aficionados of high-end home audio in Steamboat Springs, CO, there is a new immersive audio trend – the listening room. While this could be a well-equipped media room or home theater, the listening room concept is more about two-channel stereo audio, with a focus on sound quality and an intimate experience with the music. Read on to see if a listening room is right for you.

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5 Creative Ways to Use Lighting Scenes in Your Colorado Home

Lutron Lighting Control Systems Make Life Easier

Lighting control systems are considered a great way to be green, efficient, and save energy. Leaving on lights that don’t need to be on wastes both energy and money. But there’s more to lighting control than efficiency. Lighting control can add flair to your home’s aesthetics, as well as add convenience and luxury. To bring all of these elements together in your Colorado home, use lighting scenes.

Cloud 9 Integrated Systems works with Lutron for lighting control solutions because of their decades of leadership and outstanding performance in the industry. In this blog, we’ll explore creative ways to use scenes with a Lutron lighting control system in your Vail, CO home.

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Take Advantage of Smart Technology and Design in your Home Theater

Hidden Technology Lets You Blend the Tech with the Décor

For some people, a home theater is a space that is a smaller replica of a commercial theater, only more luxurious. For some, it might be a tech showcase with visible components, and homeowners may want to show off the state-of-the-art amplifiers, speakers, projectors, and other elements that provide the superb video and audio.

Some people may not necessarily want a dedicated space for a home theater; they prefer a living area that serves other purposes as well. Can you have both in your Edwards, CO home? Absolutely, as there are a variety of ways to hide the technology without compromising performance in your home theater design.

Read on to learn clever ways to hide your home theater technology in style – and have it ready to go when it’s showtime.

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