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Best of CEDIA 2018

Brian Moseley, our Director of Technology, has recently returned from CEDIA 2018 in San Diego with a wealth of knowledge about what’s new on the horizon for technology. We sat down with Brian to learn about new products and features and he has highlighted a few of his top picks. URC Universal Remote Control had…

Planning Your New Construction Smart Home

When building your new home it’s critical you make sure it has the capabilities to allow you total control of all of your electronics. The wiring is the brain of your home, and you want it done correctly. Communicate your intentions of each room to your builder in the planning stages, so he can make…

Best Outdoor Speakers to Enjoy the Sounds of Summer

As the weather gets warmer and the days become longer, Richmonders are moving their entertainment outdoors. Enjoy the sounds of summer on your deck, in your yard, or alongside the pool by adding weatherproof speakers.  Over the years, the quality of speakers have improved immensely and become more versatile. We have been asked which all-weather outdoor speakers…

How Much is a Remote Outdoor Lighting System in RVA?

We get asked a lot of questions surrounding the cost of remote outdoor lighting. When considering outdoor lighting for your property, many people want the option to control their lighting remotely. So what’s the cost for this smart home feature? Unfortunately, the answer is not so cut and dry. There are many variables that can…

Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Richmond Homeowners

If properly lit, an outdoor patio, deck, swimming pool, or dock can easily become the focal point and highlight of your home during warm weather months. Upgrading outdoor lighting is a great way to improve an outdoor environment. Here are a few strategic ways an outdoor space can be improved with lighting fixtures. Light Up…

How to Pick the Best Landscape Lighting for a Richmond Yard

Watch any HGTV Show and you’ve heard the term “curb appeal”. People want their house to look great from the street during the day and also at night time. Landscape lighting lends itself to providing a nice aesthetic to your property, and lighting is also needed for safety purposes as well. Garden lights are used…

What makes Coastal Source Speakers So Incredible?

The secret to outdoor speakers is being heard, not seen. Speakers that can’t be hidden directly, may be able to be hidden in plain sight. A speaker with a sleek and elegant design can blend perfectly into the overall landscape or architecture of your home, rather than sticking out like a sore thumb. Outdoor Speaker…

10 Must Haves for the Ultimate Backyard Experience

Summer and the warm weather have arrived in Richmond. If everyone in the family isn’t clamoring to be outside in the backyard, maybe it’s time for an upgrade! But watch out, creating the ultimate backyard experience takes more than a little landscaping. On the other hand, there are some very simple things anyone can do…

Landscape Lighting vs. Architectural Lighting

When it comes to beautifying your property, there are a few different kinds of lighting strategies that can help take a home to the next level. Installing landscape lights and architectural lights can make your home look beautiful, improve safety, and create a fun and inviting outdoor atmosphere. While many use these two terms interchangeably,…

The Best Outdoor Technology Solutions

As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, it is the perfect time to turn your attention towards your outdoor entertainment areas. Outdoor Speakers We can install outdoor speakers on your deck, near your pool or in your landscaping.  We can recommend the best weatherproof speakers for your needs. Coastal Source has an…