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This Winter, Bring Luxury & Comfort to Your Iowa Home with Crestron

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Make the Most of Colder Days Through Smart Technology

The sun is setting earlier, there’s a chill in the air, and soon our trees will be bare here in Des Moines, IA. As we head into winter, many homeowners are looking for inventive ways to make life a little easier. If you’re hoping to add comfort and cheer to your winter, and if you’re curious about smart home technology, consider a Crestron Home installation.

What is Crestron Home? It’s a home automation system that intuitively connects all your technologies, from lighting to security cameras, all controlled from one interface. With winter-ready settings programmed into your Crestron Home system, you may not even be tempted to book a flight down south!

Read on to discover the possibilities this winter with a Crestron smart home.

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From the Home Office to Conference Rooms, Stay Connected with Crestron

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Crestron Flex and Microsoft Teams Are the Keys to Smooth-Sailing Business Operations 

In today’s business world, people work in all kinds of settings. You may find workers in their home offices, in huddle rooms, in conference rooms, or large auditoriums—all in a single week! Remote staff joins in-person meetings over webcam, and projects are edited in real-time with screen sharing features. 

If your company is using multiple applications for many settings, that can cause a headache of incompatible devices and confusion. Instead, everyone should be able to connect easily to one system, regardless of what room they’re in, home or away. Luckily, when your Moline, IL business uses Crestron Flex hardware, it all integrates with Microsoft Teams, streamlining and simplifying your everyday routines.

Together, a Crestron installation and Microsoft Teams deliver what you need to create a productive, thriving workplace. Continue reading to learn how the technology works! 

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The Best Gear for Your Home Audio-Video Needs

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Whether You’re Looking for a Beginner Setup or the Ultimate Home Theater, Start Here. 

When you have a deep appreciation for something, you want to experience new and better versions of it. For instance, coffee fanatics love trying different roasts and brewing methods and may invest in an espresso machine at home. Travel buffs want to explore new and unfamiliar territories beyond common tourist destinations.

Similarly, movie and music lovers want to go beyond the most convenient ways to enjoy their favorite entertainment. To truly appreciate a film score and breathtaking visuals, you might want more than a simple flatscreen with built-in speakers. 

That’s why we’re here to show you the path to upgrade your home audio-video. We’ll start at a beginner level for those only dipping their toes and go as far as a finished home theater. Read on to get inspired for your Rock Island, IL home’s entertainment. 

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When Restarting the Router Isn’t Enough: Fixing Your Home Network

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Your Guide to Wi-Fi, Hardwiring, and Building a Better Network

The way people talk about their home network, you’d think it has a mind of its own. “The Wi-Fi’s being weird today,” one might say. Or: “Just wait for it to come back on.”

Many homeowners are perplexed as to why their internet connection suffers. We think that if we just restart the router and pause the movie, it will figure itself out.


And yes, sometimes restarting the router is enough. If the network is overcrowded and lacks proper bandwidth, the system may have stalled. But what if you’re repeatedly running into problems?

If it feels like your internet is never working, there’s a tangible solution out there. It might not be the fix you expected, but there are always ways to build a more stable, secure home network. As home networking professionals based in Cedar Rapids, IA, we’ll share our tried-and-true Wi-Fi advice below.

SEE ALSO: Why Aren’t You Seeing Full 4K on Every Screen?

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