Luxurious Texas patio space with an Outdoor TV and landscape lighting.

3 Outdoor Entertainment Technologies to Enhance Your Backyard

Turn Your Outdoor Area into a Premium Entertainment Space

The summer may already be halfway over, but you can still enjoy sunshine and warm weather for many months of the year, meaning more time to make the most out of your elegantly designed outdoor space. 

Now is the time to upgrade your backyard in Austin, TX, from a cool hang-out spot to the ultimate entertainment space with a few outdoor entertainment technologies. Whether you use it to watch a big game with friends or a movie with the family, you can enhance your backyard experience with these three outdoor technologies. Keep reading for more details! 

SEE ALSO: 4 Benefits of a Retractable Patio Roof

1. SunBrite Outdoor TVs

Who says a media room needs to be inside the house? With a SunBrite outdoor TV, you can enjoy your favorite show, movie, or game under the stars. Choose between a full-sun, partial-sun, or full-shade TV, depending on where you will place it. SunBrite TVs come in various sizes to fit your needs, have crisp 4K displays, and are fully weatherproof. These TVs make your backyard your new favorite media “room” in the house!

2. Coastal Source Outdoor Audio

A good display is nothing without a high-quality audio system to match. Coastal Source specializes in making premium outdoor speaker systems. Their range of products, from source bollards to bullet speakers, can be strategically used around your backyard to provide crisp, immersive sound wherever you want your audio to carry. You can also control your speakers from your smartphone or integrate them into your whole-home audio system.

3. Coastal Source Lighting

Coastal Source doesn’t stop at providing outdoor audio systems. They also create outdoor lighting solutions that add appeal to your property. Your backyard is an extension of your home and should be lit up to reflect that. Outdoor landscape lighting doesn’t only set the mood for outdoor entertainment. It also increases the safety of your entire home. Coastal Source covers you whether you want path lights, step lights, or concealed bullet lights. Like their speakers, you can use Coastal Source lighting solutions to create the perfect landscape lighting for your home. 

Creating a premium outdoor entertainment space doesn’t start and end with purchasing the technology. Everything from your outdoor TV to your landscape lighting should be strategically placed to create the luxurious outdoor entertainment space of your dreams. Our team at Service Tech has years of experience designing and installing premium smart home spaces, both inside the home and outside. We can help you with every step, from picking the right equipment to designing a beautiful, luxurious outdoor space.

Contact Service Tech today if you want to get started adding an outdoor entertainment space to your Austin, TX, home. We look forward to hearing from you. 


Modern, stylish bedroom with a Western flair and motorized curtains

How Sivoia QS Lutron Motorized Shades Enhance Your Austin, TX Home

Soak in Austin’s Sun With Elegant Lutron Motorized Shades

Thanks to smart home technology, the days of messing with window treatments are over. Lutron motorized shades bring simplicity and luxury to your home’s lighting. Motorized shades control and automate your blinds opening and closing, allowing you to soak in natural light without using more energy than necessary, while protecting your furniture and art. Lutron’s Sivoia QS system and product line offer convenient control with stylish, upscale designs.

Read more


Home media room with a big-screen TV, a pool table, luxury couches and chairs, and a beautiful lighting design.

How a Premier Savant Dealer Can Elevate Your Lifestyle

Achieve Increased Control and Convenience in Your Home with a Savant Smart Home System

The last thing you should worry about is your home after working, taking your kids to and from school and other extracurriculars, and everything else your busy day entails. Smart home automation makes your home work for you, giving you more control over technologies and making your home life more convenient.

Savant is a premier smart home automation system that brings luxury and personalization into your home life. Service Tech is a trusted Savant dealer, bringing high-end luxury to your Westlake, TX, home. Read more to discover the benefits of smart home automation and working with our company.

Read more


A residential room lit with blue LED lights.

5 Reasons to Implement a Smart Lighting System in Your Austin Home

The Ketra by Lutron Lighting System Turns any Home into a Luxury.

Though we may not consciously be aware of it, the light in our space directly impacts our mood and productivity. But it’s often difficult to find the right balance of natural and artificial light. With many traditional incandescent bulbs, it’s impossible to customize the brightness and color temperature. A smart home lighting system can change that. Here are four reasons you should add Ketra LED fixtures to your Lutron lighting system in your Austin, TX, home.

Read more


Learn How to Use Your Savant Home Automation System

Service Tech Offers Online Tutorial Videos for Austin Homeowners

Service Tech walks Austin, TX homeowners through every detail of their audio/video, lighting, or home automation project from start to finish. We not only hand over design-build documentation and software information at the end of every project, but we provide in-depth instruction to clients, so they understand how to manage and operate their systems.

Savant home automation brings luxury living experiences to your fingertips. Its intuitive interface is simple enough for anyone in your home to use - even houseguests using your keypads or touch panels for the first time. But sometimes, you forget or want to dig deeper into what your smart home system can do for you and your family. We’ve gathered an entire online video tutorial library for your viewing pleasure!

Keep reading below to learn the answer to a few frequently asked questions and some little-known features of a Savant system.

Read more


What’s It Like to Have a Crestron Home?

Experience the Sophisticated Luxury of a Home Automation System from Service Tech

Imagine walking into your Westlake-area home and having it respond to your requests. Not quite like the science fiction films of yesteryear, but better. Sophisticated luxury living isn’t campy or convoluted – it just works!

A smart home control system using the Crestron Home platform ensures your smart lighting, motorized shading, security, audio/video, and climate control subsystems not only work well independently but in orchestra with one another as well. All you need to do is tap a button or say a voice command.

Take a look below at four smart scenes the professional home automation team at Service Tech can help create in your Central Texas home.

Read more


Bring Balance and Vitality to Your Home with Circadian Lighting

Experience How Human-Centric Illumination Makes Your Luxury Home Happier and Healthier

The light in your home provides more than a way to see in the dark; it influences your mood, creates ambiance, and can affect your general well-being. While traditional installations furnish you with utilitarian solutions, a circadian lighting system generates vitality and brings balance to your lifestyle.

Following the sun’s natural cycle, tunable lighting connects you to the natural world, furnishing you with an energized focus during the day and aligning biological triggers for better rest. When you are at your best, the world seems brighter, and you feel more creative.

Are you curious about how lighting can change how you live, work, and play in Austin, TX? Keep reading below to discover the possibilities.

Read more


Smart Shades Enhance Your Luxury Home and Lifestyle

Motorized Shades Offer Energy Savings and Sophistication

The style and type of window treatment you use can transform a room, changing its appearance from incomplete and uninviting into a space full of ambiance. Going beyond the final fit and finish of a room, shades also contribute to keeping your house comfortable and safe.

Smart shades are a critical element in managing energy costs, providing privacy, and protecting your possessions. By working in conjunction with tunable lighting systems, your automated home improves your quality of sleep and work – and improves your overall well-being.

Available in styles and fabrics that complement any décor, shades satisfy the needs of functionality and aesthetics. Are you intrigued by the possibilities for your Westlake, TX home? Read more below to find out how.

Read more


Tunable Lighting Adds Sophistication and Vibrance to Your Home

Create the Perfect Illumination Personalized to Your Lifestyle and The Season

Traditionally, lighting has been used for utilitarian purposes, like guiding your way in the dark or supplementing security and surveillance systems. While these applications are essential, the illumination in your Westlake, TX home can be transformative.

Tunable lighting has the power to improve your general well-being and enhance the environment you live in. With the touch of a button, create scenes that set the mood or build ambiance, indoors or out. Just as your whole-home audio inspires and lifts your spirits throughout the house, lighting can also add a bit of the whimsical to your holiday season.

Are you intrigued by the possibilities for your luxury home? Then continue reading below to learn more.

Read more


Consider Smart Home Tech for Your Westlake-Area Home

One-Touch Technology Solutions from Service Tech Are Here to Make Life Easier

The smart home at night is big and bright. Deep in the heart of Texas!

Those aren’t quite the same lyrics you’d hear at a Longhorn game, but you can make your smart home shine nearly as bright as the stars when you partner with Service Tech for all of your automation needs.

Your Westlake-area property will never be the same once you incorporate smart home technology. Scroll below to learn more about how smart lighting control, motorized shades and automation all work beautifully together to increase the splendor of a luxury lifestyle.

Read more