Going on a vacation and scared that thieves might break into your house during while you're gone? There is one way to trick would-be invaders into believing there’s somebody home: turn on the porch light. Not a lot of robbers would be bold enough to ransack a house with a bright porch. However, leaving the porch light on the entire time you are away is not cost-effective and … [Read more...] about The Best Automatic Porch Light Timers Out There!
Lighting was one of the first categories to step onto the smart home market scene. It’s one of the broadest areas available, and one of the most common areas smart home users tend to focus. Since they first hit the market, smart light bulbs have come a long way. Now, you can turn on and off your lights at the sound of your voice or the tap of a button. There are several … [Read more...] about The Best Smart Home Lighting Starter Kit
Outside of a smart home assistant like a Google Home or Amazon Echo, perhaps the most common entry into the world of automation is with a smart lighting system. Using a smart lighting system, you can connect LED bulbs to your wifi network. Some systems work directly, while others make use of a hub. No matter how they connect, you will have the ability to control their color, … [Read more...] about The Best Smart Lighting Systems for 2022
Smart switches allow you to save money by enabling you to turn your lights or small appliances off when you are not at home or when you are not using them. Ecobee Switch+ is a new smart switch that allows busy, tired, or lazy people to just use Amazon Alexa commands to turn their lights on or off. They do not need to have their smartphone in their hands to do this. Ecobee … [Read more...] about The Ecobee Switch+ Review That You’ll Love
Smart home lighting has been around for awhile now, and Lutron was one of the first to offer smart automated lighting to residential homes. Outside of its standard switches and dimmers, Lutron offers two wireless systems for home automation: Caseta and Maestro Wireless. Both Caseta and Maestro wireless systems use the Lutron Clear Connect technology to offer an enjoyable … [Read more...] about Lutron Caseta vs Maestro Wireless: Which is Right for You?