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Transform Your Outdoor Shades with Motorized Screens for Your Home


Upgrade your space with motorized shades and screens that keep the bugs and sun away!

In the coastal town of Newport and the surrounding areas of Rhode Island, outdoor living is a part of daily life. From enjoying sunny afternoons to hosting evening gatherings, residents relish every opportunity to make the most of their outdoor spaces. However, pesky bugs and harsh sunlight can sometimes dampen your experience. Thankfully, motorized outdoor shades and bug screens offer an innovative solution, seamlessly blending elegance and functionality to elevate outdoor living to new heights. 

At C&T Systems, we can help upgrade your outdoor space by installing motorized bug screens and outdoor shades that blend in with your home’s aesthetic and deliver results.


A SunBrite wall-mounted TV installed on a deck overlooking the ocean.  


Summer is coming to Newport, RI, and it’s time to unlock your backyard’s full potential, turning it into an outdoor entertainment oasis! And guess what? At C&T Systems, we are here to help you seamlessly blend technology, entertainment, and relaxation into an unforgettable outdoor space. 

At C&T Systems, our expert technology integrators will transform your patio or backyard into the ultimate summer entertainment destination, thanks to partnerships with brands like Coastal Source, Lutron, Séura, and SunBrite. From audio and video systems to lighting control, we’ve got your back; now read on to find out how we will make it happen. 

3 Critical Components of All Outdoor Entertainment Systems


Outdoor entertainment systems transform beautiful outdoor spaces into the perfect spot to entertain your friends, hang out with your family, or relax by yourself and take a little mental health break.

Whether you want to meditate outside with your cat in your lap, have some time throwing the pigskin around with your kids while listening to great tunes, or host a BBQ with your neighborhood pals while listening to your favorite party music, the right outdoor entertainment system makes it all possible.

Our customers in Newport, RI value their outdoor spaces and turn to us when they need help building the perfect system for their needs because they’re often unsure what components are most important (and which ones aren’t as critical).

We always tell them the same thing—you need the right audio system, the right lighting system, and a powerful Wi-Fi setup.

With Spring Around the Corner, It’s Time to Install Smart Outdoor Plugs


Get Ready for Outdoor Entertaining this Summer with Smart Plugs from Lutron

It's almost springtime, which means time for barbeques and outdoor entertaining. Maybe you and your family like to play a little touch football or set up the volleyball net when the weather is warmer. Or perhaps you want to unwind with a few cocktails by the water in your Newport, RI homewhile you appreciate all the fresh flowers in bloom as your favorite music plays in the background. 

Whateveroutdoor entertainment you enjoy doing most, you will want to make sure your Newport home is set up so you can enjoy themAlong with outdoor music and Wi-Fi, there is a brand-new must-have outdoor technology we recommend for clients: Lutron Caseta outdoor smart plugs. With Lutron Caseta smart plugs installed in your backyard, you can enjoy those longer Spring days well into the evening.