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Home Automation

How Home Automation Systems Improve Quality of Life for the Disabled

Home automation systems, whole-home AV, and lighting control can be incredibly useful for the disabled. Discover why here.

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Why Hire a Professional to Install your Home Network System?

Wi-Fi has become such an integral part of American culture that many apartment complexes and college dorms offer it for free (while still charging for less important things like laundry). It’s nearly become a utility, just like electricity or water; a household almost cannot function in today’s society without it.

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Central Vacuum Systems: The Basics

Face it: standard mobile vacuums are the worst. Lugging that thing up and down the stairs of a multi-story home is exhausting, and if you’ve got an especially dirty job, the canister can quickly fill, meaning more trips to the garbage can. If you already have mobility issues, chronic pain, or are a wheelchair user, a standard vacuum system can render itself completely inaccessible, or at the very least exacerbate your preexisting struggles. Too, in a more commercial setting such as a woodshop or an office building, standard vacuums can make cleaning up a nuisance due to their heft, leading to unhappy custodial staff.

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Smart Window Shades: Getting Started

There is now a host of different options open to those looking to control blinds remotely, and there is high compatibility with the latest voice assistants including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri via Apple HomeKit.

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Smart Lighting Control Tips for Your Home

Adopting smart home lighting automation in your home will make your daily routines seamless. From waking up in the morning, to coming home from work late, or making sure your kids get to bed at a decent hour, smart lighting provides comfort that's personalized to your routines.

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Crucial Elements in Developing Your Lighting Design

Proper lighting is both a safety issue and an environmental issue whether you need an automated lighting system for your home or your business. In the home, lighting can stimulate a mood or contribute to the overall look and feel of the room design. At work, lighting is essential for productivity and increased visibility to avoid injuries.

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Why You Should Rethink Your Home Security During a Home Remodel

A home renovation increases the amount of traffic you have coming into your home. Whether you are bringing equipment and tools in and out of the house, have to make some quick runs, or you’ve hired a team of professionals to work on your project, your home is vulnerable to theft.

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What Will Smart Homes Look Like in the Future?

At one time, home automation was something you read about in Orwell’s, 1984 or watched in Back to the Future. Yet, we are now living in an age where what was once science fiction is now playing itself out in our very homes.

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Core Principles of Home Network Systems: What You Should Know

How well your wireless network performs could have as much to do with the configuration of your equipment and cables as it does the level of your wireless plan. A logical mapped-out setup can give you a signal, enhance your security, and reduce that annoying buffering while you’re watching your favorite streaming service.

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The Best Home Automation System Features

What automation features are you planning to add to your home this year? Modern systems offer a wide range of features that suit almost any lifestyle or need. You have a lot of options to choose from to tweak your system.

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