Home Security, Safety, Security, Smart Home / 31.03.2019

Outdoor security cameras are the most efficient means by which to keep track of everyone approaching your home. It’s the first line of defense you have against possible intruders. However, it’s important for an outdoor security camera to be a little discreet and stealthy. That’s where smart security lights with camera come in. Smart security lights with camera are essentially surveillance cameras that come attached to light fixtures. They may be LED lights, lampposts, or floodlights. As such, whenever someone approaches your property, the camera lens will capture their video....

Featured Image, Home Security, Reviews, Security, Smart Home / 31.03.2019

Are you concerned about your home security? Do you want to protect your home from burglaries, fire hazards, carbon monoxide poisoning and a range of other potential hazards? Do you lack the time or inclination to research specific products for all of those issues separately? If you’ve answered Yes to the aforementioned questions, then SimpliSafe Home Security Systems is perhaps the best solution for you. This is essentially a box solution comprising a range of different home security devices that can be connected to a single mainframe. As such,...

Electrical Work, Featured Image, Ligthing, Reviews / 24.03.2019

Do you want to be able to turn your lights on or off remotely from your smartphone? To control the lights just with your voice? Or be able to control the lights from your bed while you’re going to sleep? If so, you should consider smartening up your dimmers and switches. Smart dimmers and light switches can do all that and so much more, making your lives a whole lot more convenient. Furthermore, they can also automatically dim the lights so that you can set a mood or prevent...

Featured Image, Heating, Reviews, Smart Home / 24.03.2019

Do you have a number of Z-Wave compatible smart devices in your home? If so, the best way to have them interact with your smart thermostat is to get a Z-Wave thermostat. Z-Wave is a wireless protocol that allows devices to communicate with each other across a network. It consists of a central hub (such as Samsung SmartThings or Wink) that can control all Z-Wave compatible smart devices, including Z-Wave thermostats. As such, Z-Wave Thermostats are basically smart thermostats that are compatible with the Z-Wave wireless protocol. They can appear...

Featured Image, Home Security, Reviews, Safety, Security / 24.03.2019

As parents, we always take comfort from knowing precisely where our children are at all times. We can drop them off at school with the assumption that they are safe. But what happens if they choose to leave during a lunch break, or if they have to find their own way home? Also, how certain are you about the whereabouts of your children over the weekends, or when they head over to a friend’s house. We can’t keep a physical watch over our children at all times, especially...

Featured Image, Home Security, Reviews, Security / 24.03.2019

There are lots of situations where we wish we could keep a better eye on the whereabouts of certain people in our lives. We may have elderly parents that still have their driving license but may have medical concerns or memory problems. We may allow our teenage children to borrow the car over the weekend, but can be certain that they are truthful about where they are going. Then there are all those in a relationship that are suspicious that partners may be cheating. So what can we...

Reviews, Smart Home / 07.03.2019

Ecobee and Nest are currently the two most popular and advanced smart thermostats on the market. Both of them, however, come with their unique sets of advantages and disadvantages. If you want to select the correct product, you need to carefully compare their offerings and purchase the one that’s most suitable for you. In this article, we’ll give you a detailed review of Ecobee, a review of Nest, and then we’ll compare the two smart home thermostats. As such, you’ll be able to make an informed decision about which is...

Home Security, Reviews, Smart Home, Windows / 06.03.2019

There is a great appeal in modern properties with big open windows and glass fronts that let in lots of sunshine at the best parts of the day. Many of us still achieve this pleasure on a smaller scale via large patio doors that open into a large living room. These are great features on sunny days when we want the best of the sunshine. However, there can be privacy issues with these large glass areas. These rooms can also get quite hot in the height of summer. That...

Featured Image, Reviews, Safety / 28.02.2019

Radon is one of the most dangerous elements that can pollute the air we breathe and the water we drink. Radon is a noble gas that’s hazardous for humans. It is colorless and odorless, which is why it cannot easily be detected. Consider the following facts: According to the National Cancer Institute, radon is the leading cause of lung cancer and result in 15,000 and 22,000 lung cancer deaths every year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, radon contamination leads to more deaths on an annual basis than...