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The Role of Motorized Shades In Your Smart Home

A kitchen and living room area featuring a large window and Lutron motorized shades. 

There Is a Lot More to Motorized Shades than Rolling Up and Down!

Investing on things we love is always a rewarding experience, which is why motorized shades for your place in Southern Ontario, Canada will be worth every penny. But don’t just take our word for it! Hundreds of local homeowners have already trusted us with their smart homes, making Balaklava Audio the most trusted technology integrators in town. 

In this article, we will show you more about how automating motorized shades leads to better energy efficiency, comprehensive climate control, and even protects your home against sun damage. 

What’s Possible with Lighting Control?

luxury kitchen with white cabinetry and an island with in-ceiling can lights

Experience Easy Technology Management with the Tap of a Button

If you live in a smart home or have been considering adding automated features to your Waterloo, Ontario, property, then you’re aware that there are quite a few options on the market these days. To determine the best solutions for your home that not only meet your needs but make your daily lifestyle more luxurious, working with a smart home designer is imperative.

The Balaklava team takes care of every consideration when incorporating products and solutions into our clients’ homes. Not only do we design systems from the ground up, but we also integrate solutions into an existing system and ensure everything works beautifully together in harmony. Keep reading below to discover more about one of our favorite smart home solutions - lighting control!

Video Conferencing Tips from a Commercial AV Company

A video conferencing call connects in-person attendees with virtual attendees.

How to Achieve High-Quality Audio and Video for Effective Calls

Video conferencing technology has transformed how we work and collaborate with colleagues, clients, and vendors. Therefore, it is essential that the technology you use for this type of meeting environment be set up correctly for high-quality communications.

Over the years, our commercial AV company has supported many video conferencing setups in Southern Ontario, Canada – we could probably do them with our eyes closed now! But, no matter how many times we have assisted companies, there are always opportunities for issues to arise that impact audio and video quality. 

Please continue reading for tips to achieve the highest quality connections as you collaborate with others remotely from your Cambridge, Ontario, office.

A Life of Luxury: Whole-Home Automation


Manage Your Home’s Lighting, Climate, Entertainment, and Security Effortlessly

At Balaklava, we're committed to creating spaces that enhance our clients' everyday lives, making their homes easier to manage and more enjoyable. One system that offers this ease and convenience is whole-home automation. 

These systems offer one-touch control of your home’s lighting, climate, entertainment, and security. Even better? Thanks to programmed schedules, your home prepares itself for you in advance, creating the perfect environment for every occasion. 

Let’s explore these remarkable systems and how to create a smart home that defines luxury living in Collingwood, Ontario.

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