5 Best Reason To Get A Smart Home 2019

When it comes to smart home technology, the sky is the limit. With today’s smart homes, you can control almost anything in your home from your television to your coffee maker. You’re already familiar with the term smart home. The moniker has been around for decades. But it’s being used more and more with devices that are picked up at …

9 Ways Home Automation can Help Working Parents

9 WAYS HOME AUTOMATION SYSTEMS CAN HELP WORKING PARENTS The first priority as a parent is the safety of your children.  In today’s busy world most parents work, and worrying about your children’s safety while at work can make you less productive. Let’s discuss how one of our automation systems can not only make your life easier, it can also …

Whole House Audio Explained

Whole House Audio (Audio Distribution) Explained Whole House Audio (Audio Distribution) Explained Music throughout the whole home is a beautiful thing.  But when speaking with a Custom Integrator, many times we use terms that you might not know what they mean.  I am here to let you behind the curtain and explain some of that tech talk to you.  First …

Whole House Power

Protect all of your Electronics and Appliances in your Home with aWhole Home Power Solution JBM Automation installs cutting edge electronics throughout the entire home, and protecting the home owner’s investment is paramount. A total house solution to protect that gear from surges and dirty power is the best way to prevent any damage caused by electrical abnormalities, as well as guarantee clean …

Enabling Autoplay

How to Enable Auto-Play If you have not purchased the JBM Streaming Box, please click here.  It will change the way you get your entertainment.  Here are the instructions to enable Autoplay.  With AutoPlay enabled, the build will go down the list of links and keep playing until it finds one that works.  We keep this disable when using Furk, beacuse …

Home networking

A strong home network is the back bone of everything in your home. A Home Network is the back bone of today’s home. More and more devices are being put on the network, and this has increased the difficulty of getting the network working properly, and most importantly, securely. Let JBM Automation set up your network so it runs properly …

Nest

Most people leave the house at one temperature and forget to change it. So the Nest Learning Thermostat learns your schedule, programs itself and can be controlled from your phone. Teach it well and the Nest Thermostat can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%. Most people install the Nest Thermostat themselves in 30 minutes or less. Once …

How to add JBM Streaming Wizard

How to add the JBM Streaming Wizard If you have not purchased the JBM Streaming Box, please click here.  It will change the way you get your entertainment.  Here are the instructions to add our JBM Streaming Wizard to any device to get our build. Keep in mind, this build is set up to use Furk.net as the only source.  To …

Why we use Control4

JBM Automation uses Control4 to simplify home automation in Kalamazoo, and Southwest Michigan Control4 Smart Homes can be controlled from anywhere in the world! JBM Automation is the premier Control4 dealer in Kalamazoo and South West Michigan.  We  use Control4 to simplify a number of tasks of every day life.  Control4 gives you complete control of your entire Smart Home …

Lighting System For Seniors

JBM is teaming up with Dr. Brad Manor from Harvard Medical School to bring automation to our senior citizens.  Giving them more independence and keeping them safe day and night! The problem: Each year, 1 out of every 3 adults over the age of 65 will suffer at least one fall.1  Of those who fall, up to 30% suffer moderate to severe injuries, including hip and …