Why Your Home Needs a Professional Security Camera System

Keep Your Home Safe with the Best Security Solutions

Many homeowners will agree that security is an important feature to include in any home, especially technologies like security cameras and video doorbells that keep an eye on their homes when they can’t. However, not all security solutions are made the same. 

Creating a security system on your own may seem easy, and it might provide some layer of security, but it likely won’t give the desired results. By working with a professional technology company like Domes Audio Video Environments, you’ll receive a premium security camera system and complete peace of mind that your home is safe. Keep reading to see why your Virginia Beach, VA, home needs a professional surveillance camera system.


5 Reasons to Install Motorized Shades

Embrace Beauty and Control With Stylish Smart Shades

Smart home technology makes total home management and control more accessible, alleviating stress and streamlining simple tasks. Motorized shades are one of the most popular smart home solutions because of the way they combine functionality and beauty. Not only do they stylishly add breathtaking natural light to your living spaces, but they also bring energy efficiency and security. 

Check out five reasons you should consider adding automated window treatments to your home in the Chesapeake, VA, area in our blog below!


Upgrade Your Outdoor Sound with Coastal Source

Amp Up Your Outdoor Entertainment with Coastal Source Audio

With spring and summer in Virginia around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about preparing your outdoor spaces for warm-weather fun. Along with the landscape sprucing, power washing, and other things you might do to get ready, you should also consider your outdoor entertainment. 

Nothing adds to the mood and atmosphere of enjoying your outdoors like music. Whether you’re hosting a big barbecue or simply basking in the sun with a good read, music can energize your experience or relax you. If your outdoor audio is feeling weathered and thin or you don’t have outdoor speakers, now is a perfect time to consider upgrading to a Coastal Source system for your Suffolk home. Learn more about it below!


Create an After-Dark Outdoor Oasis with Lighting

Add Flair to Your Outdoor Spaces with Light

Many homeowners invest significantly in their outdoor environment. From beautiful landscaping and ornamental trees to patios, outdoor kitchens, and pools in the backyard, your home’s outdoor space is a reflection of your taste and lifestyle. But what happens at night? Does all your home’s beauty go unnoticed? 

Outdoor lighting can paint a beautiful portrait of your property after dark. You can showcase your home's beauty in the front and the back and create your own oasis to enjoy long after sunset. Read on to see how you can beautify your Virginia Beach, VA home with outdoor and landscape lighting.


Manage Your Light Effortlessly with Lighting Automation

Discover the Convenience and Luxury of Lighting Control

According to some of the latest research from Straits, the smart lighting market is booming and is projected to grow from almost $15 billion in 2021 to a whopping $94 billion in 2030. What's driving this exponential growth? 

The answer is fairly simple. Homeowners are discovering the incredible convenience of using lighting automation, which brings not only ease of use but significant benefits in energy efficiency to boot. Discover how lighting control and automation can make managing your Virginia Beach, VA home lighting a proverbial piece of cake. 


Elevate Your Lighting Design with Lutron Ketra Dynamic Lighting

Discover the aesthetic and wellness benefits of Ketra Tunable Lighting. 

What do photographers say is the key to capturing that perfect portrait? It's all about the light. If you want to frame your home as the perfect picture, it's also all about the light. Lighting is more than just a functional part of your home; it also influences how you see and experience every part of it. 

LED lighting technology has enabled new ways to reimagine lighting design in your home. From new forms for fixtures to dynamic color temperature, new lighting systems like Lutron Ketra are letting you see your Chesapeake, VA home in a whole new light. Keep reading below to learn more about Ketra tunable lighting. 


Smart Home Automation Makes Managing Your Home Effortless

Live a Life of Luxury and Convenience in a Smart Home

Do you remember when we thought technology would make our lives easier? We would have more time for the activities we enjoy, and technology would perform the many mundane tasks that make up our existence. Instead, we flip through our smartphones in search of the different apps that control our numerous smart devices and look for the varying remotes that manage our exponentially-growing electronic devices. 

Somewhere along our advancing timeline, the promise of ease turned into irritation and time-consuming affairs. Fortunately, there is a better way. Smart home automation offers the comfort, convenience, and ease of living we’ve been searching for. Now, you no longer need to pull up an app for every device, walk to each window to adjust the shades, or flip the light switch in every room. Now, your smart home does it for you.

Let’s explore the world of home automation and what it offers homeowners in Virginia Beach, VA.


Experience a Day in the Life with Control4 Home Automation

What’s It Like to Live in a Smart Home? 

What is a smart home? Is it a home with smart devices like a thermostat, lights, and locks? Is it a home where you can control things with a smartphone app? We think it's much more than that. A smart home will do things for you without your attention or involvement. The true luxury of home automation becomes evident when all the pieces of your smart home work together, accomplishing tasks for you in ways that enhance your lifestyle. 

Domes Audio Video Environments is a certified Control4 dealer located in Virginia Beach, proudly serving Chesapeake and the Hampton Roads area. Our experience since 1980 as a dealer has given us a great understanding of what a smart home should be. Keep reading to see what it's like to live in a truly smart home.