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Crafting Comfort: Elevating Your Home with Seamless Automation


As the sun rises, so do your shades. The lighting softly shifts from a warm glow as sunshine illuminates the room. Cue a morning wake up soundtrack and the latest news displays – all without effort.   

Your home is a stage for your life, but setting the scene shouldn’t be a herculean effort. With the magic of simpleHome Automation, setting the scene for your best life can be as easy as walking into a room.  


 Understanding Home Automation 

Creating Dream Spaces: Listening to Family Needs 

Personalization is the key to comfort. Your home should cater to the needs of you and your family, from the tools you need to the temperature and environment. With home automation, shifting environmental conditions to meet the needs of your family is easy, ensuring a space that always suits you, . Whether you’re snuggling up for a movie night or cooking a bountiful breakfast, the lighting, sound, and temperature of your space are set for the perfect ambience.  

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Illuminating the Outdoors: Best Practices for Landscape Lighting by simpleHome

Landscape Lighting Lighting for your backyard oasis

Landscape lighting serves as the silent orchestrator of outdoor ambiance, seamlessly blending functionality with aesthetics. As the sun sets, it transforms ordinary spaces into enchanting realms, guiding footsteps, highlighting architectural wonders, and accentuating the beauty of nature. In this guide, we delve into the art and science of landscape lighting, exploring best practices and innovative techniques to elevate your outdoor experience. 

Lighting Control: One of the hallmarks of an exceptional outdoor lighting system is intuitive control. With simpleHome, you have the power to orchestrate the perfect ambiance with just a tap of your finger. Whether you desire a soft, romantic glow or vibrant illumination for outdoor gatherings, our lighting control solutions offer unparalleled flexibility and ease of use. Lighting can also be programmed based on the astronomical clock, ensuring your home is never left in darkness. 

Lighting Design: A harmonious marriage between landscape design and lighting is essential for creating captivating outdoor spaces. At simpleHome, we understand the intricate interplay between form and function. Our team collaborates closely with architects and designers to seamlessly integrate lighting solutions into the fabric of your outdoor environment. From accentuating architectural features to illuminating lush greenery, every aspect of your landscape is meticulously curated to evoke a sense of wonder and enchantment. 

Thoughtful Placement: Gone are the days of harsh glare and blinding lights. Outdoor illumination is a symphony of subtlety and sophistication. Strategic placement of fixtures ensures that every corner of your outdoor oasis is bathed in gentle, inviting light. From gracefully uplit trees to softly illuminated pathways, our lighting solutions combined with the artistry of your landscape architect transform your yard into a captivating nocturnal paradise. 

Types of Landscape Lighting: All these types are available in marine grade, ensuring durability and longevity, especially for coastal homes. 

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SimpleHome Celebrates 50 Years of Creativity and Collaboration


Architectural Electronics, dba SimpleHome, a pioneer in smart home technology, proudly marks its 50th anniversary, celebrating five decades of innovation, reliability, and a commitment to the luxury design community.

Founded in 1973, SimpleHome quickly became a leader in the luxury home electronics industry, providing high-quality alarm systems at a time when most were unreliable. By the mid-1980s, the company had transformed alongside technological advancements, providing every type of home electronics to the luxury residential market and specialty tech to restaurants and corporate boardrooms.

At SimpleHome, the ethos is clear – to create living spaces that are functional, aesthetic, and simple. From basic WiFi speakers, thermostats, and cams to the sophisticated technologies of Circadian lighting, Lutron motorized shades, and air and water monitoring systems, SimpleHome is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for its customers.

"We've spent 50 years understanding what people need and how to make it hassle-free. Our focus has always been on reliability and ease of use," says Brad Smith, Chief Performance Officer and Principal. "At SimpleHome, we are truly committed to keeping it simple and reliable while still providing the fun and luxury you expect in a quality home.”

Key highlights of SimpleHome's 50-year journey include:

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How Landscape Lighting Provides Homeowners with an Outdoor Oasis

Photo of a cozy, well-lit outdoor space with a couch, chair, coffee table, and accentuated columns.

Explore How Outdoor Lighting Can Turn Your Next Design or Build into a Dream Staycation for Buyers!

Landscape lighting can do much more than light a property's pathways and dark exterior areas. Modern lighting solutions can easily turn any new build in Cape Cod, MA, into a visual dream, creating an outdoor space for homeowners that feels comfortable, private, and vacation-esque. 

If you're searching for a way to branch out regarding designs and how your clients or potential buyers will use the outside areas of their new home, you're in the right place. Keep reading to explore how simpleHome and professionally designed and installed landscape lighting come together to bring beauty to every backyard. 

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