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How to Get Your Outdoor Spaces Ready for Summer

Transform Your Backyard with Smart Home Technology

How to Get Your Outdoor Spaces Ready for Summer

Summer is around the corner, meaning it’s time to embrace warmer weather and enjoy your Austin home’s outdoor entertainment. The possibilities are endless when it comes to what you can do outside — you could watch your favorite TV show or sports team on a flat screen TV while barbecuing. Or if you want to take a swim break, why not listen to a playlist through speakers in your pool?

You can extend the top-notch entertainment features from your home’s indoor space to your patio or backyard and still control everything from your smart home automation system. Here’s how you can get your outdoor space equipped for those Texas summer days and nights.

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Outdoor Entertainment

Thanks to today’s technology solutions, you can have fun with outdoor entertainment that’s built to withstand the elements and still provide excellent performance. You can enjoy music from high-quality outdoor speakers that seamlessly blend in with your landscaping. If you want to watch a summer flick, you can view it on a flat screen TV that can weather storms and the heat of the sun.

Don’t worry about glare — there are solutions to minimize it and give you prime viewing, always. Séura’s ultra-bright TVs offer best-in-class picture quality, advanced HDR, and 4K UHD capability, even in sunlight. If you’re wondering how to place a TV in your outdoor space, Future Automation manufactures exceptional TV lifts and mounts to fit your functional and aesthetic needs.

High-quality Outdoor Audio

One of the more popular approaches to bringing music outdoors is using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth speakers, since they are easy to move around. However, bringing these devices outside can lead to damage, lower-quality sound, and uneven sound distribution.

When you want to enjoy your favorite playlists or albums outside, you’ll want a sound system that provides superior quality for any occasion — whether it’s for playing classic rock hits for a summer pool party or jazz for drinks during sunset. The right high-end outdoor speakers are made to produce next-level sound, no matter the season.

Customizable Lighting

Lighting inside your home can change an entire mood, and the same applies to your outdoor space. You can change your landscape lighting to create the ambiance you want once the evening arrives. Maybe you prefer brighter lights for a dinner party or opt for a warm glow when relaxing in the spa.

Using advanced solutions, you can even set schedules for your lighting and vary them by season. If you want your lights to automatically turn on at dusk every day during summer, that’s possible through a lighting control system.

Smart Home System

All of these elements of your outdoor space can be conveniently controlled from a single device with a smart home system. If you want to choose your music source for your outside speakers, increase the volume on your patio TV, or adjust your backyard lights, you can do it all from a smartphone app, a dedicated touchscreen, or customized AV remotes.

With the warm summer weather ahead, don’t wait any longer to make your outdoor area as entertaining and comfortable as possible. Get started on your outdoor project with Relative Home Systems by filling out our questionnaire or visiting our contact page.