What’s Coming Down the Pike for Our Home Automation Company?

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Our Reimagined Website Is Just One Way We Continue to Move Forward 

At Barrett’s Technology Solutions, we’ve been in business since 1966. As you might expect, there have been many changes in our business since that time. Audio, video, and automation technology have changed radically, and our firm has evolved with it. Our goal is to continue to be the best home automation company in the Chicago area and through our new office in Lake Geneva, WI.  

This month, we’d like to give you a taste of what’s to come for Barrett’s Technology Solutions. Chief among them is a new website that will launch soon, and we can’t wait for you to see it. Why a new website? It’s all about effectively communicating what we can do so we can better serve our clients. Keep reading to learn more! 

 

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Draw Out the Beauty from the Darkness with Automated Landscape Lighting

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Make Your Home Shine with Custom Landscape Lighting 

What does your home look like after the sun goes down? Do the beautiful architecture and noteworthy details get lost in the dark? Can anyone appreciate your beautiful mature trees? Does your property look foreboding or inviting?  

You put significant effort and expense into both the inside and outside of your home. Last month we talked about how lighting automation and LED technology could transform the look and feel of your home. This month, we want to talk about how you can do the same with the outside of your property. As we've said before, never underestimate the power of light's ability to change the way you view, use, and appreciate your Chicago, IL home. Keep reading to learn more about landscape lighting and automation to make your home as beautiful on the outside as it is inside.  

 

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How LED Lighting and Smart Control Can Transform Your Home

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A Look at the Latest in Lighting Control and Design 

LED technology may not change everything, but it is changing many things you interact with every day – and practically every minute. For example, the screen you are reading this on is likely lit by LED technology, whether it's your smartphone, tablet, desktop monitor, or laptop. While we don't think you are reading this on your flat-screen TV, one form of LED technology or another has revolutionized those screens, too.  

When it comes to home lighting, LED is a sea change there, too. LED lighting uses up to 80% less energy than Edison’s incandescent invention. Compared to still popular but rapidly declining compact fluorescent technology, LED still wins in flexibility, environmental friendliness, and energy efficiency.  

Combine the remarkable flexibility and efficiency of LED technology and smart lighting control systems, and you can transform the way you illuminate your Lake Geneva, WI home. Keep reading to see how.  

 

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How a Smart Home Can Change Your Life

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You Can Have It All – Efficiently, Too! 

Do luxury, economy, and efficiency mix? Can you have your luxury and enjoy it guilt-free, too? When it comes to smart home technology, we say yes. Rarely can you claim that something that provides more comfort and luxury is also a choice that offers economies and efficiencies. As a smart home company serving the Lake Geneva, WI area for many years, we’re going to stake that claim. Keep reading below to see how we make the case! 

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Planning Summer Travel? Smart Home Surveillance Puts You at Ease

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Gain the Confidence that Your Home Is Safe and Sound

 While the pandemic has curtailed much traveling over the past year, the situation has improved markedly, with optimism for returning to normal life. And part of normal life is travel, especially in the summer months. Whether your escape from Chicagoland is close by with a lakefront vacation in Michigan or Wisconsin or somewhere farther, you’ll want to make sure your home is safe while you’re gone.

Fortunately, today’s technology supplies many options for keeping your home safe. Smart home surveillance is better than ever and lets you keep an eye on your home from wherever you are. Keep reading below to see how you can have peace of mind that your home will be safe, whether you're gone for a week or the whole summer.

 

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5 Smart Home Systems That Make Your Life Simpler

Install these devices in your Naperville, IL home to improve your daily routine and ease stress

It often seems as if advancements in technology change so rapidly it can be hard to keep up. Instant communication makes it easier to talk to loved ones across the country, but it also makes it easier for work to follow us home. High-definition audio and video allow us to enjoy a theater-quality viewing experience in our own homes, but controlling all your devices may involve half a dozen devices.

The electronics in your home don’t need to be a source of stress, though. With the right home automation and control system, you regain control of your technology and can start having more fun around the house. At Barrett’s, we specialize in creating easy to use systems coupled with professional and dedicated support to help you and your family. Here are five systems a smart home company can install in your Naperville, IL home to simplify your life.

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