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What is the Livewire Process?

Free estimates are a staple of the home services world. Why don’t Livewire estimates just go with the flow? Great question! We’ve been around since 2002 and learned mostly through making mistakes. One of these early gaffs saw us jumping at every opportunity, but we’ve since learned that our process isn’t for everyone. Livewire is obsessed

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Livewire promotes Zack Reichert

  A Pivotal New Position Meet Zack Reichert, the new Director of Sales & Business Development at Livewire. This pivotal new position will lead the Sales, Project Management, and Design Engineering teams to streamline operations and drive growth. The role is designed to help foster company-wide collaboration and innovation with the ultimate goal of delivering exceptional

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Why Do I Need A Service Plan?

Why do I need a service plan? We’re asked this question a lot – and it’s a fair point. While it’s true that a well-designed and properly-installed smart home system should last 3-5 years, there’s no guarantee the occasional issue won’t pop up. Smart home technology can be a big investment, so you should make sure it’s

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What is Home Automation?

Home automation is nothing to be intimidated by. No longer are systems overly complex or expensive to implement throughout your home. In fact, over the past decade home automation systems have become increasingly more attainable and realistic for homeowners.  As smart devices transition from integral parts of everyday life, it’s natural that we’ll continue to see

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What is The Best Home Theater For My Ultimate Football Party?

Hey there, football season is in full swing, and you know what that means – game time! If you’re a die-hard football fan, you’re probably on the hunt for the best way to catch all the action. You want to feel like you’re right there in the stadium, soaking up every detail with crisp picture and

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How Outdoor Lighting Can Improve Home Security With Style

Tackling an outdoor lighting project can be intimidating. From what kind of lights to buy, to what features to highlight, to where everything should go – there’s a lot to consider! If you’re not sure where to start with your outdoor lighting project, we’ve got you covered. In our Outdoor Lighting Design Guide, we’ll go over:

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Have You Considered Invisible Speakers?

If you ask an interior decorator about loudspeakers, they will tell you a speaker should be heard and not seen. What if we told you your home could be filled with music and the speakers could be completely invisible? Not only that – but it would actually still sound great! Well, put your wands away because

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Benefits of a Home Theater System

With the rise of streaming, it’s easy enough to watch almost anything from any device at any time. While there’s definitely convenience in lounging in bed on a tablet, nothing beats the benefits provided by a home theater. With affordable technology and creative designs, it’s easier than ever to build a custom viewing experience inside your

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Voice-Activated Lighting – How it Works & How to Get It!

We’ve come a long way since the clapper! Today, spoken commands can control any number of household and office appliances, saving you the trouble of turning on the lights or even reaching for a remote. Many home lighting brands have incorporated voice-activated lighting control into their products, you have more options than ever to automate the

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Curious about the impact of unique landscape lighting on your home?

Don’t let your hard work in landscaping go unnoticed when night falls. Illuminating your outdoor space is an artistic endeavor just like designing it, especially if you want it to stand out from the rest. Check out our blog for valuable insights on creating a distinctive landscape lighting system. Unique landscape lighting requires planning and careful

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