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Simplifying Home Automation

July 5, 2021 By ,

For some people, a new custom home is a chance to get the latest digital bells and whistles. The problem is that home automation can feel like a daunting topic and the wrong choices can lead to frustration. Which technologies will make life easier, and which will have you cursing? It may seem counterintuitive, but the first step to a happy outcome is to not think in terms of technology. Instead, think through what would make your day-to-day life easier and more pleasant. Then work with your builder to craft solutions.... Read more

Is the Customer Always Right?

March 29, 2021 By

The short answer is no, and here's why that's a good thing. Some builders are what one might call 'order takers.' They do anything the homeowners want within the constraints of budget, timetable, and zoning or code regulations. That's understandable: everyone wants happy customers and positive reviews.... Read more