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Want Curb Appeal? Invest in Custom Outdoor Lighting

Whether you’re hoping to be the stand-out house on the block, or you’ve been considering selling soon, curb appeal goes a long way in improving the look and value of your property. One easy-to-implement upgrade that can drastically improve the look and ambiance of your home’s exterior is custom-designed outdoor lighting. At JJ Orion, we offer smart lighting control options that will set you ahead of the pack when it comes to upgrading your home’s outdoor lighting. Below, our automation professionals discuss how appropriately-placed, automated, exterior lighting can garner your home the attention and value it deserves.

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Own an Airbnb? Why You Should Invest in Security Cameras

As an Airbnb host, you have a revolving door of strangers entering and exiting your investment property on any given day. And while we’d all love to believe in the goodness of humankind, the reality is, some people just aren’t trustworthy. Despite the extensive vetting process, your guests must submit to before setting foot in your Airbnb, there’s always a chance you’ll end up with a dishonest patron. To protect your property, and alleviate your fears around stolen or damaged goods, installing home security cameras in your Airbnb is a must. Here to discuss why home security systems or cameras are a worthwhile investment for the Airbnb owner, are the automation professionals at JJ Orion.

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Ways to Enhance Your Home Theater Experience

Many home theater owners feel as if they aren't getting the cinema-like experience they expected from their systems. Can you relate? Considering the amount of money that most people spend on bringing such entertainment to their homes, feeling short-changed after making such a financial endeavor can definitely deflate what should be a remarkable experience. Today, we're going to explain how you can enhance your home theater experience, and how such an experience can be streamlined with expectations.

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How to Update Your Conference Room Tech

In today's world, having a conference room that is comfortable and efficient is necessary when conducting business. Technology should be up to date and easy to use, with clear connections and limitless capabilities. Below, let's examine some ways you can update your conference room with new technology.

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Why to Invest in a Home Security System

To the outsider, or someone who hasn’t grown up with them, the thought of a home security camera may seem a little strange at first. The usefulness of one is obvious, of course—they alert the authorities if there was to be a break-in—but why invest in one? Why spend so much money on preventing something that might not even happen?

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How Home Automation Systems Improve Quality of Life for the Disabled

Diehard home automation fans might insist that they could never function without their systems, but when does home automation cross the line from a luxury into a necessity? Something that becomes inseparable from your ability to carry out daily tasks? Who needs one to maintain, at the very least, a standard quality of living?

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Why Invest in an Outdoor Audio System?

Few things can bring an audiophile more joy than an outdoor audio system. Being able to flood their yard with the sweet sounds of their favorite band’s newest album would no doubt make their Saturday afternoon.

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Why Hire a Professional to Install your Home Network System?

Wi-Fi has become such an integral part of American culture that many apartment complexes and college dorms offer it for free (while still charging for less important things like laundry). It’s nearly become a utility, just like electricity or water; a household almost cannot function in today’s society without it.

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Central Vacuum Systems: The Basics

Face it: standard mobile vacuums are the worst. Lugging that thing up and down the stairs of a multi-story home is exhausting, and if you’ve got an especially dirty job, the canister can quickly fill, meaning more trips to the garbage can. If you already have mobility issues, chronic pain, or are a wheelchair user, a standard vacuum system can render itself completely inaccessible, or at the very least exacerbate your preexisting struggles. Too, in a more commercial setting such as a woodshop or an office building, standard vacuums can make cleaning up a nuisance due to their heft, leading to unhappy custodial staff.

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Smart Window Shades: Getting Started

There is now a host of different options open to those looking to control blinds remotely, and there is high compatibility with the latest voice assistants including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri via Apple HomeKit.

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