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Top technologies to incorporate into a home remodel project

Modernizing your home can be an exciting and challenging experience. There are many decisions to make, including which technologies to incorporate into a home remodel project. Fortunately, there are a variety of technologies available that can make your Whatcom County home more functional, efficient and comfortable. In this blog, we’ll explore some of the top technologies for remodeling your home.

Automated window shades. These can be controlled via remote, smartphone app or home automation system. The benefits are numerous like control of natural light and privacy, optimized heating and cooling via controlled sunlight exposure and programming that simulates occupancy while you are away.

Radiant floor heating. This popular Pacific Northwest installation can use electric or hydronic (water-based) systems to heat floors directly. It adds comfort and provides consistent and even heating throughout the space. Most importantly in new builds and home additions, it eliminates the need for visible radiators or vents.

Whole home audio systems. Integrated audio systems allow for centralized control of music and sound throughout the entire home so you can stream music from various sources to any room. If designed and installed well, it can deliver high-quality sound with minimal equipment visibility.

Smart thermostats. Thermostats can learn your schedule and preferences, optimizing heating and cooling. The most recent technology can reduce energy consumption by efficiently managing temperature settings. Homeowners enjoy the convenience of smart thermostats because they can control it via phone, voice commands or automation routines.

Smart lighting. Lighting systems can be controlled remotely and programmed for different settings. Using LEDs and automation to reduce energy consumption can enhance home ambiance with customizable lighting.

Smart appliances. These ever-evolving appliances like smart refrigerators, ovens and washers/dryers can offer advanced features and connectivity. You can control appliances remotely and receive maintenance alerts and even optimize usage for energy savings.

When remodeling a home, incorporating advanced technologies can enhance comfort, convenience and value. If you would like to chat with a home remodeling professional in Whatcom County, give Hudson Remodeling a call at 360-354-7006.