How Crestron Home Elevates Your Idea of a Smart Home

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The Top 3 Ways to Enjoy Your Crestron Smart Home Automation System 

There’s nothing ordinary about living in a Crestron HomeIt's smarter, sleeker, and a lot more fun too. Adjust the lights, lock the doors, turn on your whole-home audio system – all by touching one button. The Crestron smart home automation system can be controlled with a smart tablet, a smartphone, a wall panel, and even by voice control.  

As a leader in home automation technology, Crestron offers state-of-the-art solutions that make life at home more convenient and luxurious. In this blog, we’ll feature the top three reasons to choose the Crestron Home system when you want a smart home in Vail, CO. 

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Your Perfect Home Theater from Start to Finish and Beyond!

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Learn About the Customized Process Aurum Uses to Build Your Posh Private Cinema 

Designing and building a home theater takes creativity and planning. When you want the perfect home entertainment space, you can’t simply jump in feet first. Instead, it’s important to assess your needs. Do you want a big-screen TV or a projector and screen system? What kind of seating is ideal – couches or luxury theater seating? And what about other technologies, such as lighting, surround sound, smart home control, and even acoustic treatment?  

In other words, home theater design is a work of art and a skill that isn’t learned in a day. Fortunately, Aurum has been building private home cinemas in Denver, CO, for many years. We follow a standardized design-build process to ensure your home theater is the perfect space to relax, unwind, and be entertained 

Keep reading to learn more about our customized services.  

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5 Smart Technologies You Absolutely Need for Your Home

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How Our Smart Home Company Can Make Your Living Experience Even More Luxurious 

How can smart home products make your life more enjoyable? More than high-tech gadgets and systems that usher your home into the 21st centurythey also add more luxury, convenience, and fun to your daily life. From smart lighting and motorized shades to multi-room audio and home entertainment systems, smart technologies make your home even more pleasurable to live in.  

In this blog, our smart home company reviews the top five technologies that are a must for any homeowner in Denver, COKeep reading to discover the benefits of each.  

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Not a Home Theater, Not a Living Room—It’s the Perfect Media Room

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4 Elements for a High-End Media Room Design  

There’s no denying it—movies, TV shows, and video games are vastly better in home theater. But not everyone has the space for a dedicated cinema, and not everyone necessarily wants a room for only one purpose. But if you want the wow-factor visuals and sound of a theater in your Boulder, CO, home, we can still bring that experience to a hybrid environment.   

In this article, we’ll share the best technologies to use in a custom media room design. In a media room, you can share cocktails, have great conversations, enjoy your favorite music, and then transition into a theater setting when it’s movie time. Get inspired for your media room below.

 

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4 Reasons to Upgrade to Smart Motorized Shades

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Motorized Window Treatments Give You a Transformative Smart Home Experience

When you think about home décor, the first features that come to mind are probably furniture, flooring, artwork, and even room layout. But you likely don’t consider your windows to be part of your interior design scheme. Even though they provide a beautiful view of your lush lawn and even a spectacular panorama of the mountains and nature, they focus on function rather than form.

It’s time to dress up your windows, as well as improve your smart home experience. Motorized shades not only increase your home’s ambiance but also allow you to have complete natural light control at the touch of a button. Keep reading to learn the four reasons you need smart shades in your Boulder, CO, home.

 

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Enterprise vs. Consumer Grade Networking: What’s the Difference?

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Discover Your Options for Faster & More Expansive Home Wi-Fi   

Are there rooms or entire areas of your house that hardly receive a Wi-Fi signal? In this modern age, we rely on speedy internet in every room for our entertainment, communication, and even work.  

If you’re working from home in Denver, you need to know your Zoom calls won’t crash, and you’ll be able to reach the server all day. If your whole household is learning or working remotely, this could cause serious strain on your router—not to mention all your other smart devices.   

Aenterprise-grade network from our team at Aurum can guarantee you’re always connected to what matters most. Though they’re commonly used for businesses, we’re seeing more Colorado homeowners upgrade to enterprise-grade networks.   

But what is an enterprise grade home networking, and how does it differ from regular consumer grade systems? We share what each means and what you can expect for your Colorado living space.  

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How Smart Home Technology Accentuates Your High-End Lifestyle

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Make Your Life More Luxurious with Help from a Trusted Savant Dealer

Living in an integrated home is the ultimate luxury. With the tap of an icon on your phone or tablet, you enjoy complete control and access to all your smart home technologies. Want to adjust all the lights in a room? Simply use your smartphone to do it. Perhaps you’d enjoy listening to a playlist through your whole-home sound system. Open your online music streaming app, select the playlist, and surround yourself with high-end audio. Everything is at your fingertips.

As home technology experts, Aurum in Cherry Hills, CO, introduces you to opulent and connected living in a smart home. Keep reading to learn the benefits of working with a Savant dealer when you want to go from simple living to a lavish lifestyle.

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Here’s What a Crestron Smart Home Can Do

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Bring Sophistication & Style to Your Property with Crestron

Technology is supposed to make our lives easier. So, if you’re like many Americans, you often feel busy, tired, and stressed due to all the small tasks that add up throughout the day. Maybe you could use the help of a Crestron smart home system.

Managing any household is difficult, let alone multiple properties, but a smart home designed by a Crestron dealer ties all your technology into one intuitive system. In just a few swipes on your phone, you can turn on lights, raise the thermometer, and skip a song over whole-house audio.

But Crestron isn’t one size fits all. Read on to discover all that a Crestron Home automation system can do for your Vail, CO, property. 

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Ask the Experts: Tips to Design a High-End Home Theater

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Home Theater Quality that Rivals a Hollywood Screening Room

Are you thinking about building a home theater, but aren’t sure where to start? There are many factors to consider in an installation—which room to use, what equipment is best, and how to implement everything for eye-catching results. Luckily, you don’t have to attempt it alone.   

When planning for a private cinema in your Denver, CO, property, look no further than our home theater design experts. If you’re looking for the best in screens, projectors, and speakers, we’ll share what you need to know to get started.    

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Turn It Up: Using Smart Home Automation for Music

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Audio Control Ideas for Your Denver Home

We all know music can influence our moods and bring people together: Whether you love rock, hip-hop, or a little of everything, your favorite music should be heard on a system of quality speakers that you can control through your phone or a touch panel. But how can you achieve that?

For the best experience, an automation system can transform the way you enjoy music. Maybe you already own a Control4, Savant, or Crestron system in your Denver smart home, or perhaps you’re exploring the possibilities. Read on to discover several ways you can fill your Colorado house with music.

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide: High-End Audio

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Top Audio Solutions to Bring Home for the Holidays

Brainstorming up the perfect gifts for loved ones this season? The holidays are just around the corner, and if you’re still unsure what to buy for someone, we’ve got you covered.

You want the gift to be exciting but useful, right? We’ve rounded up the latest high end audio equipment that our clients in Denver, CO, love. Whether you’re treating your spouse to the home theater installation they’ve always wanted or a 2-channel audio treat, find the perfect fit below.

 

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Could You Benefit from Enterprise-Grade Home Networking?

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Looking at the Differences Between Enterprise-Grade and Consumer-Grade Wi-Fi

Perhaps you’ve tried to join a Zoom call recently, and everyone told you your feed was frozen. Or maybe whenever you try to watch Netflix in the bedroom, your screen is stuck on a loading spiral. Technology was supposed to make our lives easier—so why does it still frustrate us so often?

Whatever inspired you to read this article, you’re probably looking for home networking equipment that actually improves internet access. Could it be time to consider an enterprise-grade network for your Boulder home?

If you aren’t sure what that means, we’ve got you covered. As a managed networking expert, we have years of experience helping Colorado homeowners enjoy faster Wi-Fi. Read on to learn what enterprise-grade technology can do for your home.

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3 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Ketra Lighting Control

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Lutron lighting offers more than beautiful light

Getting the most out of your lights seems like it should be easy. After all, you just switch them off and on, right? There’s more to lighting than the manually operated system you’re used to. Lutron lighting control technology offers more robust performance, so your home can look better, operate more efficiently, and help you feel more productive and relaxed throughout the day.

With their acquisition of Ketra, a leader in tunable lighting solutions, Lutron now offers lighting that improves your overall wellness. And tunable systems provide so much more than that.

Want to find out how Lutron, Ketra, and Aurum improve your Denver, CO property? Keep reading to learn how we can brighten your home with these brands.

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Get to Know Control4 with #C4Yourself November

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Explore Smart Home Technology from a Control4 Dealer

Are you ready to elevate your Colorado home with the magic of Control4? Control4 isn’t something you can find at big box stores like Target or Wal-Mart. No, it’s for a sophisticated smart home that connects all your lighting, audio, video, and temperature controls into one system. If you’re new to home automation and would like to see how it works, you’re in luck.

All November, we’ll be hosting online and in-person #C4Yourself events from our Denver headquarters. You’ll explore what Control4 does and learn about new products from the smart home brand. Connect with us to schedule your #C4Yourself session with a Control4 dealer at Aurum, and you’ll be entered to win a free Chime Video Doorbell!

 

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How Does Smart Lighting Control Improve LED Performance?

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Lutron and Ketra simplify LED control for a more beautiful, comfortable, and efficient household.

Thanks to the Mile High Tree in downtown Denver, the city is bringing holiday joy to citizens with the power of light. The choreographed display is a festive treat for many residents experiencing a different kind of winter this year.

And there’s no reason you can’t do the same! Advances in fixtures and smart lighting control have revolutionized the way homeowners interact with and enjoy their properties. Energy management, comfort, and beauty have never been easier to achieve than with the latest lighting systems from Lutron and Ketra.

By upgrading with LED lights and centralizing control with a smart system, lighting doesn't just become more straightforward. You'll join other homeowners who've leaped into the next generation of technology, thanks to efficient, long-lasting fixtures, intuitive control, and new developments in dimming.  

Still haven’t decided to upgrade your lighting system? Here are four facts that might change your mind.

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What Is 2-Channel Audio, Anyway?

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Audio FAQs to Enjoy High-Fidelity Sound in Your Boulder, CO Home

Everyone who ever became an audiophile or speaker fanatic started as someone who wondered: What would this sound like on a better pair of speakers? If you’ve ever heard high-fidelity sound on speaker brands like McIntosh, CAT, or Steinway Lyngdorf, then you know the vast difference in audio quality compared to a cheap Bluetooth speaker.

But there’s a lot to learn in the home speaker world, and you may not be sure where to start with an audio upgrade. So, we’re here to answer your sound system questions, whether that includes whole home audio or a home theater setup in your Boulder, CO home. Read on to learn how it all works.

 

How Lutron Lighting Control Promotes Wellness

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Design lighting that helps your clients feel better throughout the day

Many homeowners have stayed home for much of this year. So it might be the perfect time to transform your interior design clients’ properties into their ultimate wellness retreat in Denver, CO. You’ll impress them with your knowledge of tunable Lutron lighting control options.

What's tunable lighting, and how can it benefit your clients? Find out how to transform the look, feeling, and mood of your next project with the touch of a button. Keep reading for more.

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Simplify Security with Stylish Motorized Shades

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How Lutron and Crestron shading solutions improve your home

Smart technology doesn’t only simplify your lifestyle. It’s also convenient and offers superior levels of control, blends with your home décor, and combines style with technology. And motorized shades are among the most beautiful, modern, and versatile technologies you can enjoy. Want to explore the benefits of installing smart shades in your Denver, CO home? Keep reading.

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Backyard Entertainment for Staying Home This Summer

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Social distancing got you down? These outdoor entertainment solutions will turn your home into a destination

It's summer, and you're most likely ready to experience the sunshine. But this year, social distancing might keep you from getting out of the house. If you're staying home for the season, why not explore your backyard? Smart outdoor AV solutions from Séura and Sonance let you enjoy your outdoor spaces in a whole new way. There are lots of significant outdoor entertainment upgrades to enjoy in your Boulder, CO property, and you can get the most out of them with the right systems. Want to learn more? Keep reading.

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AUDIO INTEGRATION AT THE BINDERY

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Perched on the skirts of the Lower Highlands and peering into the bustling city, The Bindery is reminding Denver locals that in fast-moving times, convenience should not exclude attention to detail, nor pride in food. The chef-owned small business moves to strike a balance in modern lives by providing artisanal foods, handcrafted and nurtured with great care, and a dining experience grounded in tradition that is both playfully inventive and decisively chic.

The exhibition kitchen, bar and separate bakery and market area run parallel to the dining room, which extends along most of the length of 4,000 square foot space. With seating for over 100, guests can choose from sitting at the bar, regular tables, highboys in the windows, or for the best seats in the house, the four-top chef’s table set amongst the cooks’ stations.

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