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Your Home’s Whole House AV System: A Breakdown

A whole house AV system offers convenience and ease of access from every room in your home. Whether you want to share music or video, you can easily do so with the touch of a button. To share media, you may choose from either a centralized control panel or individual control centers installed in various rooms throughout your home. During the planning and design phase of your system setup, it’s important to determine the various system features you would like to implement. To help you make those decisions, here’s a breakdown of the various things to consider when installing a whole house AV system.

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Where Should You Place Your Central Vacuum System?

Few conveniences compare with that of a central vacuum system. Using strategically-placed inlets, these systems make cleaning easier by removing all manner of fine particles from your home’s floor. They then direct exhaust outside your home to keep you from breathing in dangerous dust and allergens. And, as a bonus, they can increase the value of your home by thousands of dollars. If you’re looking to benefit from this powerful and easy-to-use home convenience, you’ll first need to consider where you should install it. To help you make that decision, JJ Orion has put together a short list of considerations for where you should place your central vacuum.

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Spring Is Here: Time To Upgrade Your Outdoor Lighting

Spring ahead and revamp the curb appeal of your property. JJ Orion is a Minnesota-based home automation company. We provide lighting control, design ideas, and advanced technology to help you with custom home upgrades. Let our professionals give your home’s exterior illumination a fresh upgrade. Let’s find out more about revitalizing your outdoor landscape lighting for spring.

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Is Your Home Ready For a Central Vacuum System?

When cleaning your home, one of the biggest inconveniences is lugging around a heavy vacuum cleaner from room to room. At JJ Orion, we specialize in whole house vacuum system design and installation in the state of Minnesota. This centralized technology makes cleaning easier and adds convenience to your daily life. Consider the following factors to determine if your home is ready for a central vacuum system.

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How to Fully Automate Your Home Office

Homeowners today can benefit from home automation in various ways unheard of just a decade ago. If you own a home and work out of your office, you know how easy it is to get distracted by the smallest inconveniences. Thus, you may be interested in finding automated technology that makes working in your office easier and more efficient. Custom automation including lighting control, home security cameras, and audio or video systems, can eliminate these distractions and give you more control of your room. If you live near Edina, Minnesota, contact JJ Orion today. We can make your home office tech savvy! Below are some of our most popular products and services.

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5 Must-Have Home Automation Accessories

Controlling your home has never been easier. With the incredible technological advances in today’s home automation systems, the touch of a button is all you need. Whether you want to turn your lights off or manage your thermostat remotely, JJ Orion offers the technology you desire. Home automation allows you to operate your most important home systems, even when you are away. Whether that means keeping your home safe from intruders or simply setting mood lighting, we’ve got you covered. Wondering which automation systems are right for you? Here are five accessories we think you should consider:

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Should You Place Security Cameras in Your Airbnb?

Airbnb is still a relatively new concept. Although many people have heard about it, they know little about what Airbnb is and how it benefits travelers. Below we take a quick look at Airbnb and whether or not you should secure your home or facility with security cameras. If you have an Airbnb in the Minneapolis or St. Paul area and need to install cameras around the property, then contact JJ Orion today. We offer complete home and office security camera installation.

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How to Assess Shade and Color Quality for Lighting Control

Proper lighting is both a safety issue and an environmental issue whether you need an automated lighting system for your home or your business. In the home, lighting can stimulate a mood or contribute to the overall look and feel of the room design. At work, lighting is essential for productivity and increased visibility to avoid injuries. The key to good lighting is balance. There should be enough lighting so that everyone can see what they are doing. Too much lighting, however, can cause glare, overstimulation, and light flickering.

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What is Sound Masking?

Through sound masking, J.J. Orion can help you create additional sound by utilizing concealed digital generators that we strategically position throughout your office building. Sound masking reduces distractions and can also provide confidentiality when you need a little privacy. The generators produce white noise to any degree you desire depending on your privacy needs. Sound masking covers up any unwanted sounds that may distract you or your employees throughout the day. We install this type of specialized equipment in homes, commercial offices, medical facilities, courtrooms, and in secure facilities to provide secrecy.

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5 Benefits of Digital Signs for Your Business

Signage is a vital component of marketing and information sharing. Digital signs are becoming more popular with business owners in Minneapolis and St. Paul. There are plenty of reasons why businesses are moving away from static signs towards animated displays. J.J. Orion offers innovative advanced digital signs for your business. We can help you discover why they’re beneficial to your company and your clients. Below we break down some of the ways your business can utilize digital signs and why you need them.

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