What to Expect – Home Automation & Theaters

Looking for simplicity in the midst of luxury? The answer probably includes some level of  Home Automation

Home Automation

Automation in your home can start with your thermostat. But it goes WAY further than that. Many times, home automation projects start with a Home Theater because the addition of the theater brings an added layer of complexity. Today’s automation systems can integrate the home theater components, audio playlists, TV channels, interior and exterior lighting, security cameras, HVAC systems and even appliances.

Home Automation

We met recently with the folks at Atlanta Home Theater to tour their state-of-the-art demo facility and talk about possibilities and stretching the imagination. They can definitely help you do that! The photo below is “The Castle” where you can see full-scale home theater models.

Home Automation

The consultants at Atlanta Home Theater are wizards at pulling all of this gear together for an integrated solution with a simple controls. In fact, the word has gotten around so well that they stay busy without really doing any advertising. They are not just selling gear – they are managing the project to maximize the homeowner’s enjoyment. Fancy toys are nothing but a major frustration if they are not reliable and easy to operate. What impressed me most though was their philosophy towards expandable automation and their commitment to total client satisfaction.

Luxury and No-Hassle

Luxury Home Automation strategies typically start with main control panel and the top two brands are Crestron or Control 4. Each brand has its strength your best bet is to test drive them with an expert who can put them through their paces. These are flexible and expandable systems but no two are ever exactly alike. No two home theaters are ever alike either because they involve blending of technology and aesthetics. Each homeowner has a vision of what they want because it will become an expression of who they are. For some, the goal is to provide a really cool teen hangout. For others, it is a place to relax and be entertained. The thing about home automation (once you know the possibilities) is that it can be addictive. Convenience is King!


There are probably some great DIY options on the market. I am just not passionate enough about it to research it. “A man has got to know his limitations.”  I would much rather get expert advice and coaching. The whole point to automation for me is to make life easier. I am not looking for a hobby – I would rather just go sell another house and pay for it.


Generally people fall into one of two categories when it comes to home improvements. Hire it or Do it.

We believe in hiring specialists. That is how we approach real estate as well. The Bunch Real Estate Group was founded to serve busy people who have demanding jobs and want great service when buying and/or selling a home. We do this by having a team of specialists to cover the bases. As a result, we are able to give advice, make recommendations, communicate constantly, treat people honestly and bust it to make sure our clients are satisfied. That goes for the people at Atlanta Home Theater as well.

Looking for Turn-key?

The consultants at Atlanta Home Theater specialize in making your vision come to life so if you need it all pulled together, they can manage it all. They have sub-contractors who can finish the basement space if you need it. Or they can work with your contractor.

Is a Golf Simulator part of the equation? No problem!

Golf Simulator

About coachbunch

Michael Bunch is a Real Estate consultant, Life Coach, Strategist, Leadership Junkie and Writer. His real estate sales team works out of Atlanta, GA but through his connections, Michael can help you make great real estate decisions all over the world! His focus is long-term, clients first and legacy minded.