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Enjoy the Convenience and Comfort of a Smart Lighting System

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Discover the 3 Distinctive Features That Lighting Automation Brings to Your Home

Everybody needs electric lights in their homes; however, that wasn’t the case over 100 years ago. Only half of the homeowners throughout the United States used electrical light. The rest depended on lamps and candles. In today’s world, the question for you is, “Are you still depending on an old way to illuminate your home?”

Your home’s lighting system is an essential feature, but instead of opting for conventional solutions, a modern home needs smart, automated lights. There’s so much that can be done with your lighting control system. Whether you want to enhance the aesthetics of your home or improve the way you interact with the technology, you can achieve all benefits with the smart lighting system.

Read on to learn the three benefits of automated lighting at your home in Buffalo or Orchard Park, NY.

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Remote Access 

While it is convenient to have a lighting switch near your bedside to turn the lights on or off without getting up (at least, your ancestors would think it is), modern lighting systems take this convenience to a whole new level.

It enables remote access to every lighting zone (even individual lights), so you can adjust the lighting from your seat or from anywhere in the world. Whether you’re home or away, the lighting system can be easily controlled using mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, or PCs, 

Hands-Free Control

For complete hands-free control, preset your lights to think for themselves. Your lighting system will turn on or off at particular times. For instance, schedule the lights to dim when it’s 8 or 9 p.m. and illuminate the outdoor lights when the sun goes down. In the morning, when it’s time to rise and shine, they’ll automatically and slowly illuminate to help you wake up. 

Another way to enjoy lighting automation is by integrating sensor-based lights. The lights brighten as soon as motion is detected. This also boosts the home’s security by making intruders think twice about breaking into your property. 

With some lighting control systems, geo-location turns the lights on or off when your phone or any other mobile device enters a certain location, such as your driveway. It ensures that you’re always welcomed to a well-lit home, and the lights turn off automatically as you leave.

Room Enhancing

A well-designed lighting system sets the mood for any occasion by adjusting to the right hues and brightness levels. But that’s not all it does. You can highlight your home’s décor and artwork using ambient lighting. Its use isn’t limited to indoors; you can also add these lights to the outdoor area to illuminate your home’s landscaping design and architectural features.


Are you ready to add a smart lighting system to your home in Buffalo, NY? Sound & Theater offers the best lighting solutions in Western New York. Get in touch today to start your project. Call us at (716) 632-2790 or fill out an easy online contact form to get more details. 

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