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In today's busy world, sometimes the simple things mean the most. It’s waking to window coverings opening before you even get out of bed and an uplifting playlist streaming through your home. Tapping an app when you’re at work creates the perfect home environment before your return. It’s pushing a button by the side of the bed to turn off all the lights, lock the doors, and arm the alarm system before you retire. Did you hear a noise by the back door in the middle of the night? Pick up the touchscreen by the side of the bed and look at the security camera feed. 

In essence, it’s simple, easy-to-use one-touch control of your entire home, and it's possible through smart home automation. Let’s explore this remarkable technology and the ease of living it offers in Middle Tennessee. 

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After scrolling through Pinterest or Instagram, we've all dreamed of luxury enhancements we could make to our homes. These dreams might seem far from reality, but bringing them to life is possible if you have the right connections. 

Continue reading to learn what it takes to bring visions of a luxury home theater to life in your Nashville, TN, home when you enlist the help of a skilled home theater designer like Prodigy AV.

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Smart technology is creeping into every corner of our homes. Windows are no exception. Motorized window shades are increasingly becoming a part of smart home upgrades, but many people are still confused about their value, utility, and worth. If you are one of them, here are some reasons why you should replace your standard window coverings with motorized shades in Brentwood, TN, and the rest of middle Tennessee.

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Work With a Professional Outdoor Lighting Installer

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Our homes become smarter, more efficient, and increasingly convenient every day. While the integration of automation technology has primarily focused on enhancing the indoor living experience, there is a compelling case for extending the benefits of automation to our outdoor spaces. 

Today, we will explore the advantages of outdoor lighting when working with a professional outdoor lighting installer and how combining it with home automation can transform your Nashville, TN, backyard environment into an inviting haven of endless entertainment.

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Keeping your Nashville, TN, home protected is a top priority! But how can you ensure that every corner of your home stays safe and secured? An upgraded smart security system is key!

With the right technologies and solutions, you can gain peace of mind and secure your premises with just the tap of a button. Want to learn more about the benefits of this system and setup? Keep reading below.

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Wired vs. Wireless Networks: Which Is Better for Your Home?

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Discover Which Kind of Home Network Installation Benefits Your Household the Most!

A reliable and fast home network is essential in the modern, connected world. Whether you need it to work from your home office, want to have a movie marathon without dealing with annoying buffering screens, or need it to enjoy your smart home experience to the fullest, there is no doubt that ensuring your connection is solid and reliable is paramount. 

Regarding networking options, two primary contenders are wired and wireless connections. Each has its own set of advantages and considerations. In this blog post, we will explore the differences between a wired and wireless home network installation and help you decide on the best option for your Nashville, TN, home. Keep reading to find out!

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Are you ready to listen to your favorite media and music throughout your living spaces at just the tap of a button? A
whole-home audio setup is key. This level of audio distribution across your Nashville, TN, home can transform how you experience your home entertainment.

So how can you optimize this multi-room audio system for you and your family all year long? Keep reading to learn more about the many benefits and features of this setup.

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Outdoor spaces are a vital part of summer living, and entertaining in the backyard is one of the great pleasures of homeownership. This is the space where we celebrate personal milestones, gather friends to party, and decompress with sunsets and stars at the end of the day. 

An outdoor lighting system remarkably affects us, especially when illuminating the yard, gazebo, property lines, and pool areas. The dramatic influence on our senses gives lighting a premier place in outdoor living solutions. 

Are you ready to add benefits and beauty to your middle Tennessee, home? Then continue reading more below. 

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Enjoy Convenience, Security, and Beauty with Motorized Blinds

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Let Your Smart Home Manage Daylight & Privacy

You may have heard of the incredible convenience motorized blinds offer. No longer traveling from window to window to raise and lower your shades, these smart window coverings offer one-touch control from elegant in-wall keypads, remotes, and touchscreens. Is the sun bearing down on your computer screen? Tap an icon that lowers the shades in your home office. Do you want to catch another beautiful Middle Tennessee sunset? Press the button that raises your west-facing shades, then watch them lower as night falls, an automated response that enhances your family’s privacy. 

Incredible as it sounds, these window coverings do much more while enhancing your home's aesthetics and design. Let’s explore the immense possibilities and how they manage daylight and privacy effortlessly.

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What a Crestron Installer Can Bring to Your Home

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Embrace Luxury with Easy Control, Seamless Automation, and Optimized Entertainment

Smart homes are the epitome of luxury, providing homeowners with easy control and automation, making home life much easier. But not all smart home systems are made the same. Crestron Home can turn your Middle Tennessee home into a luxury smart home with automation, entertainment, and security that simply works. Keep reading to learn what a Crestron installer can bring to your home!

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Enjoy a Luxurious Lifestyle with Smart Home Automation

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Smart Home Living Brings Beauty, Entertainment, & Effortless Control

As technology continues transforming the world around us, we're left with exciting innovations that are not always easy to manage. Each new smart device requires us to open a separate app when we want to control our lights, lower our shades, glance at our security camera feeds, or lock the doors. The ease of living promised by smart home automation leaves us feeling slightly challenged and a little irritated. 

There is a better way. 

A home automation platform offers centralized control of your many smart devices and systems. From one user-friendly device suited to your preferences, you manage your lighting, climate, security, media, pool and spa, and more. By integrating sensors and programmed schedules, your smart home prepares itself for you, crafting the perfect environment with no effort on your part. 

Let’s explore the possibilities and how homeowners in middle Tennessee enjoy a luxurious lifestyle through smart home automation.

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Enjoy Movies Under the Stars with an Outdoor Home Cinema

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Create an Outdoor Entertainment Oasis

You’ve undoubtedly heard of the growing number of homes with designated home theaters. This trend has grown rapidly in the last decade thanks to the continuous advancements in residential audio-video equipment and cinema design. Today, you can experience the cinematic wonder found at the local cineplex in MIddle Tennessee right in your own home.

There is, however, another rising star in home entertainment—the outdoor home cinema. Again, technology has taken the lead, giving us outdoor TVs, projectors, screens, and surround sound capabilities once limited to indoor spaces. Now, you can enjoy movies under the stars, in the pool, and around the fire pit in brilliant images and immersive sound. 

Let’s see how it’s done.

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Professional Home Networks Offer Optimized Performance and Security

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Indulge in the Ultimate Streaming and Gaming Experience while Keeping Your Personal Data Secure

A smart home offers benefits that can make you and your family happier, healthier, and free to live your lifestyle. Whether you demand streaming ultra-high-definition movies, grooving to the music on a multi-room audio system, or adjusting motorized shades, all of it likely lives on your home network. 

The WiFi transceivers, routers, switches, and Ethernet cables are essential parts of a home's ecosystem. However, if the network falters, the luxury and convenience of instant access to content and control become troublesome. A professional home network installer ensures high-bandwidth streams and the ability to segment your living areas from the home office, keeping professional data safe. 

Are you looking to upgrade your Middle Tennessee home with flexibility, security, and faster speeds? Continue reading to learn more. 

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The Limitless Possibilities in Home Theater Design

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Bring Your Vision to Life with the Home Theater Installation Experts at Prodigy AV

Are you considering upgrading your home entertainment? A dedicated home theater is like no other. It’s explicitly designed for an immersive cinematic experience that transports you to another dimension and leaves you in another world for a few hours. These rooms are, however, much more than a room to enjoy the best movie-watching experience in your Brentwood, TN, home.

Families use these spaces to catch up on the Oscar nominees, gather with friends to cheer on their favorite sports teams, and immerse themselves in high-fidelity surround sound, and their favorite tunes. Some even use them as wellness retreats, viewing nature on the big screen while tuning into their playlist filled with chimes, running streams, or waves breaking along a shore.

As you can see, this room is used for just about every entertainment event you can imagine and requires a knowledgeable home theater installation team with extensive experience in the industry. Design skills, sound engineering, video expertise, and—most importantly—the ability to listen and envision your ideal home theater are all brought to the table.

Let’s explore what sets our team of experts apart and envision the possibilities.

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Add More Privacy, Comfort, and Security with Motorized Shades

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Discover the benefits of motorized window treatments for your automated home 

While today’s home technologies like smart lighting control, whole-home audio, and custom media rooms remain the top trending additions in luxury homes, motorized shades remain a smart solution that offers maximum comfort, security, and privacy. 

Although the motorized window treatments blend into the background, they perform several functions throughout the house. Read on to discover how automatic shades can enhance the comfort, privacy, and security of your Franklin, TN, home. 

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What’s Behind an Efficient Smart Home System? 

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Every Smart Home System Benefits from Professional Design, Integration, and Automation 

Smart homes don’t just appear overnight. From audio and video to security, surveillance, and lighting control, careful consideration is required when installing and programming technology systems. It is safe to say that behind every efficient smart home system, there is the professional design, integration, and automation of dozens of smart devices. 

At Prodigy AV, we are the leading technology installers and integrators in Franklin, TN, bringing our clients the latest brands, products, and industry trends and practices. 

Read on to learn how a professional system design, integration, and automation makes smart homes smarter, more efficient, and more responsive to homeowners’ tastes and lifestyles. 

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Fill Your Home with Music

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Whole-home audio installation is the key to unlocking true entertainment 

Do you still listen to music with a standalone speaker in your bedroom or a dedicated media room? That’s all well and good, but what happens when you want to go somewhere else in your home? You can’t take the system with you. With whole-home audio installation, you no longer have to stick to a single space. 

Whether you’re moving from room to room, working in the kitchen, or lounging in the living room, distributed audio allows you to stream music, podcasts, news, and so much more throughout the house. Wherever you go, the sound follows. 

Read on to discover how whole-home audio makes your Nashville, TN, property more musical and entertaining. 

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Experience One-Touch and Automated Lighting Control


Enjoy Beauty and Effortless Living with the Latest Lighting Control Installation

For many people, the mention of lighting control reminds them of light switches and rotary or sliding dimmers. While these systems perform their tasks, there is a much better way. Today’s lighting control installation considers daylighting and wellness - a system that creates the perfect environment for your family’s activities. Yes, lighting control has come a long way. Let's explore the possibilities and how the latest smart home technology is transforming homes in Nashville, TN. 

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The Many Options to Consider in a Home Theater Installation

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Here’s How to Have the Home Theater of Your Dreams

Have you been considering a home theater or a space designed for the ultimate entertainment in your Nashville, TN, home? Are you looking at the calendar and realizing we’re heading to the tail-end of another year? Creating the home theater of your dreams can feel overwhelming for everyone; there’s a lot to consider. However, as long-time automation and high-performance audio-video experts, we can say this will most likely become the favorite room in your home.

Let's explore a few details as your home theater installer to ensure it exceeds your every expectation. At Prodigy AV, we have proven technical expertise and met stringent standards set by the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) and the Home Technology Association (HTA). You're in good hands, so let's get started. 

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Tired of a Slow Internet? Here’s How a Home Network Installer Can Help!

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Improve Your Network Speed and Wi-Fi Signal Strength with Help from a Professional

What’s the health of your home network? Good, average, or poor? Your current home network could involve a hardwired solution with LAN ports and cabled technologies, such as TVs, computers, and home security. Or it could be an entirely wireless Wi-Fi system with a single router that sends out signals throughout the house. Most likely, it’s a bit of both. 

Whatever type of home network you have, it comes with its fair share of challenges - ones that could impact the health of your entire system. For starters, the Wi-Fi coverage may be limited, and you might experience poor signal strength in different areas of your home. Or, you may find that your bandwidth is lacking as you add more network-dependent devices. 

If you’ve experienced similar things with your home network, it is time to seek help from professionals like Prodigy AV.  A professional home network installer can make all the difference in your internet speed, connectivity, and coverage. 

Read on to discover how professionals can upgrade the network at your Brentwood, TN, home. 

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