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Savant vs. Control 4 vs. Crestron Systems - Which is best?


Learn about each system and decide which will be best for your smart home installation in Beverly Hills, CA

Which brand of home automation system should I choose? This is a question that often comes up when we are talking to new clients and going over their options for their new home in Beverly Hills, CA. Everyone feels that there must be a clear winner in this debate, and usually, the main three that come up are a Savant, Control 4, or Crestron System. They typically feel that choosing the right control brand is the make or break decision that will determine whether they will enjoy their home technology. It actually isn’t. Let me tell you why. 




You can talk to 100 homeowners, and you will get rave reviews of each brand, and you may also get an equal amount of one-star reviews. How can the user experience vary so greatly? Keep in mind that perception is reality. A control system like Crestron, Savant, or Control 4 touches everything in the home - lighting, shades, video, audio, alarm, pool, locks, thermostats, etc. When a consumer taps a button on a remote, app, or touch panel to turn on a light, and that light does not turn on, it is immediately assumed that the control device is the cause of the problem. Well, sometimes it is the bulb, the fixture, the wire, the Wi-Fi, or some other reason that has nothing to do with the control system. Multiply this by every device you have on the control system. The failure is then reported to the installer, who then comes out and fixes the problem.

Sometimes a homeowner inquires about the actual problem and fix, but most are too busy and ask, "Did you fix it?". As these issues continue to occur with various devices around the house, the perception of "I have a lousy control system" sours the homeowner. It is unfair but a reality. So when I hear a one-star control system review, I take it with a grain of salt. I usually ask who the installer was first (the typical weak link), then I ask what kind of issues they were having. I usually determine that the installer was at fault or there some other brand or compatibility issues that were contributing to the system problems. It is a rare case where I can point to the brand and say that it was, in fact, a systemic issue with the control system. That being said, no control system is perfect. Just like any other technology product, control systems have their glitches. Your installer and programmer's job is to mitigate them as much as possible. Their talent is crucial.

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Why Builders Use DSI Luxury Technology As Their Integration Company


Learn why DSI is one of the most well-regarded integration firms in the Los Angeles area

Smart technology has become the new normal of our everyday lives, and customers have come to expect technologically-advanced homes in their construction projects. To be competitive in today's market, you need to include smart technology in every step of construction so that your customer will have a fully functional smart home upon completion.

Instead of handling this all yourself, partner with a specialized integration company that will handle your smart security, smart lighting, motorized shades, audio-video components, and more. You need an integration partner that can handle your project's smart technology without any hassle and with the ability to impress your customers. Read on to learn why you should choose DSI Luxury Technology as your integration company partner on large-scale residential projects in Los Angeles, CA.



Qualified To Handle Even The Largest Of Projects

Technology systems do not scale linearly; the needs of a 4,000 square foot home are entirely different than that of a custom 15,000 square foot home. As homes become larger, the complexity of the project increases exponentially. You must consider the size and the value of the houses that the firm specializes in to ensure that you only hire a company that can deliver the quality you need.

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2 Reasons Why You Should Use DSI as Your Smart Home Company


Trying to Figure How to Get Going With a Smart Home Setup Can Be Overwhelming Without the Help of an Expert

Knowing where to even begin the setup of your smart home may seem like a daunting task. Even if you're a DIY type of person who is committed to learning all you need to know about smart home integration off the most recent YouTube tutorial, setting up a smart home on your own probably goes beyond your skillset.

If you want to put together the smart home that you’ve always dreamed of, then you need to consult the professionals.

At DSI, we are not only committed to the superb integration of your smart home, but we will also be there for all of your follow up needs. We are a smart home company committed to our customers in Malibu, CA to make sure your smart home is operating at its peak potential and will continue to as long as you live in your home.


SEE ALSO: Smart Home Automation for Design-Build Contractors

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Smart Home Automation for Design-Build Contractors


How Home Automation Can Grow Your Business

A for many, many years. However, in the competitive environment of home construction, it’s essential to stand out from the other contractors in your area. But when everyone else is offering virtually the same services, how do you rise to the top?

Have you considered smart home automation? Many homeowners throughout Los Angeles, CA, are building smart homes or retrofitting existing homes for smart systems. Years ago, smart technologies were considered up-and-coming, but now they’ve made it into the mainstream. From tunable lighting and smart security systems to multi-room audio and home theaters, your company can offer many products and services by partnering with DSI Luxury Technology. You’ll gain a competitive edge and enjoy the profits that come with it.  

Read more to see why adding smart home integration to your repertoire of services is a smart choice. 


SEE ALSO: Smart Home Automation: The Future Of Comfort And Wellness Is Here

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