Lutron’s HomeWorks QS Creates the Perfect Setting with One Touch

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Seamlessly Upgrade Your LiteTouch System with HomeWorks QS

Light touches every aspect of our homes and lives, creating a beautiful, functional environment and setting the mood for our many activities. Thanks to Lutron, the global leader in smart lighting control, how we manage that light has transformed forever.

Today, you can control one or every light in your home with an elegant in-wall keypad. That same keypad allows you to manage daylight, raising and lowering beautiful motorized shades. Daylight sensors automatically adjust lights and window coverings to maintain the perfect illumination. Occupancy sensors ensure the lights are turned off after everyone leaves a room. 

HomeWorks QS is the latest version of Lutron’s flagship smart home control system, and it redefines everyday living with effortless control of lights, shades, temperature, and audio-video equipment. 

Applause Custom Sight & Sound has been providing custom automation and home entertainment solutions in Kansas City, MO, for over 20 years. We integrate the new HomeWorks system and can easily replace LiteTouch systems for clients looking to upgrade their lighting control. 

Let’s explore the possibilities. 

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Prepare for Fall with These Home Automation Tips

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Make the Transition Seamless with Automated Scenes and an Enhanced Home Network

Our activities have shifted to almost all being online. We attend class or work online and then stream our favorite shows, all without leaving our home. As we prepare to get through this fall season while maintaining social distancing, your home automation system can be used to create a dependable schedule and sense of variety in your home. Read on to learn how a home automation system will help you to get through this fall and winter in Overland Park, KS!

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4 Ways to Use Motorized Shades

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Discover the Versatility of Home Shading Control 

Motorized shades have become a staple of smart home automation. It seems that no project is complete without home shading control. The reason, these state-of-the-art devices help homeowners throughout Leawood, KS manage the amount of sunlight that enters each space. If you’ve never experienced automated shading, then you might not believe all the possible uses. Continue reading this article to discover four distinct ways motorized shades can improve your home and add convenience to your lifestyle.

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How to Build Your Smart Home Security System

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3 Must-Haves to Keep Your Home Safe

Your home should feel like the safest place in the world. When you turn in for the night or go away for vacation, you should have the peace of mind that comes with a strong security system. Smart home security systems offer homeowners tools that up the ante when it comes to safety, convenience, and keeping tabs on the property. If you’re considering upgrading your security system in your Mission Hill, KS area home, then take note of these three essential smart tools. Continue reading to learn more about their uses and benefits. 

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3 Ways to Use Lighting Control in Your Design

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Homeowners and Interior Designers Note These Style Techniques

Good lighting can elevate your design at all times of the day. Whether you’re settling in for a night watching movies or hosting a garden party for several friends, lighting sets the tone. When you’re selecting your furniture, deciding on color schemes, and designing the look of your new home, don’t forget about the illumination. As a homeowner or designer, home lighting automation has tools that make it simple to arrange and control your Kansas City, MO area project. Continue reading to learn more. 

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What Can You Do with Smart Home Control?

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The Facts Behind Home Automation’s Magic 

Home automation allows you to make changes throughout your whole home at the touch of a button or even automatically. Smart home control comes in many forms ranging from wall switches and touch panels to an app on your smart device to voice control, but, ultimately, the effect is that every day feels a little more magical. We want to take you inside a smart home to explore all the features and functions and add a few tricks and tips. To learn more about what automation can do for your Kansas City, MO home, continue reading. 

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