Make Your Central Texas Home a Smart Home with Savant Automation

Luxury Technology Solutions Elevate Your Lifestyle at the Tap of a Button 

Once a Savant smart home system is installed by the professionals at Service Tech, Lakeway-area homeowners need to take time to thoroughly learn and understand the immense power their new automation system has at the simple press of a button. 

Of course, our team will walk you through any questions you may ever have! But in this blog, we want to introduce a robust video tutorial resource available on our website. It’s available 24/7/365 as a visual aide to assist you with the basic – and not so basic – features available in your Savant smart home.  

Scroll below to watch tutorials for three common questions we receive from our Texas clients or view the complete video FAQ series here to learn more about your Sonos, Nest, Savant, or Lutron systems. Read more


Motorized Bug Screens Can Do More Than Prevent Bugs

3 Ways Retractable Outdoor Screens Can Improve Your Austin-Area Backyard 

Insects, especially mosquitos, are vectors for various diseases such as West Nile Virus and malaria – plus, they’re a nuisance with their buzzing and itchy bites and stings. In the summer months especially, insects can make spending time outdoors in Texas almost unbearable. 

To make your Austin-area backyard spaces more enjoyable, you can incorporate motorized bug screens. Despite the name, these automated screens do much more than preventing insects from buzzing around you. Scroll on below to learn three ways outdoor screens can improve your lifestyle not only this summer but year-round as well! Read more


Video Conferencing Quality That’s Only Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough

Your Austin-Area Business Deserves the Best – Lifesize Makes It Possible in 4K Quality

If you work in Austin, the likelihood of working in a hybrid workplace is high. Before 2020, nearly 51% of employees worked fully or partially from a home office, and that number has undoubtedly risen with the last 14 months of social distancing and the shift to remote work accommodations.

Staying connected to everyone in the company doesn’t need to be complicated, though. Video conferencing solutions from Lifesize make it possible to collaborate with anyone on your team, whether located in the office, in their Austin, TX home, or across the globe. Keep reading to learn more about this innovative business solution.

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Motorized Shades & Lighting Control Solutions Make Life More Luxurious

Lutron’s Palladiom Line of Window Treatments Will Look Beautiful in Your Austin-Area Home

Since 1993, whisper-quiet automated shades from Lutron have taken the residential market by storm, complementing interior designs and improving homeowners’ lifestyles one curtain or blind at a time. Now, the elegant Lutron Palladiom shading system takes the already exemplary brand to new heights.

These motorized shades are the quietest in the industry and are meant to exude luxury in both form and function. Scroll below to take a deep dive into Lutron’s Palladiom motorized shades and learn why considering them for your Austin, TX home is such a great idea.

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Which Style Is Best – Media Room or Home Theater?

Your Entertainment Choices are as Unique as You Are!

When you watch TV, do you prefer the lights down low and for no one to make a peep? Or do you prefer to lounge on the sofa while the kids are playing pool on the other side of the room? Do you have the space in your Lakeway, TX property to dedicate to a personal home theater, or do you need to incorporate your movie and TV-watching into a multifunctional space?

The answers to the questions above will help you determine which audio/video setup would be best for your home. Media rooms and home theaters are both excellent options, but depending on your preferences, one style may be a better fit for your family and home than the other.

Lately, we’ve been writing about preparing your home for summer fun, but keep scrolling below to learn how to have a fantastic entertainment experience – no matter the time of year!

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Transform 2 Areas of Your Home with a Savant Smart Home System

Texas Life Gets Easier When You Automate Your Technologies

Deep in the heart of Central Texas, we live an interesting lifestyle. Fast-paced city life is just a few exits away on the Interstate, but many of us have the luxury of retreating a bit further away from the hustle and bustle of the Austin area when we head home after a busy day of work, school, or appointments.

Your Westlake home is an oasis for entertainment and relaxation, so why not make the experience more luxurious with a smart home system? With the tap of a finger, your entire home can respond to your request – shades lower to provide privacy or HBO Max cues up in an instant so you can catch up on your favorite show.

Keep scrolling below to learn how a premium Savant home automation system can make two areas of your home more convenient yet luxurious!

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Enjoy Music & Podcasts Throughout Your Whole Home

A Multi-Room Audio System Makes Your Austin-Area Property an Entertainment Oasis

What do you like to do for fun while you’re at home? Playing games with the kids, cooking, workout, crafting, and lounging by the pool are all common activities our clients enjoy. What’s one commonality between all of these things, though? They’re all enhanced with a fun soundtrack!

Imagine having your favorite music, podcast episodes, audiobook chapters, and more available in any room of your Lakeway, TX home. It’s possible with a whole-home audio system installation from the professional team at Service Tech. Read on below to learn three areas of your home you can enjoy more once you have an audio upgrade!

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Take Your Outdoor Entertainment to the Next Level

Backyard Fun Gets Better with Weather-Resistant TVs, Lighting, and Audio Systems

What if you could take the luxury living experience you enjoy inside of your Westlake-area home outdoors – to the poolside, the patio, or your outdoor kitchen? With the tap of a button on a smart device or remote, your backyard spaces will become the hot spot for music, TV shows, movies, and sports! You could even listen to a podcast or audiobook in surround sound while you work in the flower beds.

If this sounds like something you’d like to incorporate into your Texas lifestyle, then it’s time for an outdoor entertainment upgrade. Specially crafted TVs, speakers, and lighting can take your next hangout or party to the next level.

Read on below to learn more.

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Illuminate Your Home with Exterior Lighting

Your Home Will Shine in a Beautiful Way with Top Performing Products

Your estate doesn’t need to remain in the dark because the sun goes down. With high-performing products made to withstand whatever the weather has to offer, you can illuminate your home and courtyard spaces automatically according to the time of day or with the press of a button on a smart device. You can be in control of your Lakeway, TX home’s exterior lighting with a simple tap of your finger!

Keep reading below to learn why incorporating exterior lighting is a must for any Central Texas property.

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Get Ready for Summer Fun – Solar Shades Come to the Rescue!

This Motorized Solution from Service Tech Elevates Your Patio Experience

It’s officially spring, but the Texas heat makes it feel like summer never entirely goes away. As temperatures heat up in the Austin area, it’s important to protect your belongings from the harsh, unrelenting sun. Motorized solar shades, awnings, and retractable roof systems make it possible to enjoy being outdoors without being miserable while also protecting your patio furniture, technology, and family members from damaging UV rays.

At Service Tech, we enjoy extending the comforts of indoor living to our clients’ outdoor spaces. Below are just a few automated outdoor shade and awning options we offer, so keep scrolling below to learn more!

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