Posts tagged "smart home"
Smart Locks - Pros & no Cons only different Features

Smart Locks – Pros & no Cons only different Features

Basic, and even so-called high-security locks are really not that safe! Most of us have been living with a false sense of security.   See also my LinkedIn Influencer article AND check out these smart locks… Read More…

Light Bulbs - The way to Your Smart Home?

Light Bulbs – The way to Your Smart Home?

Turning your home a smart home may start with a smart light bulb. CES 2015 was abuzz with so many products  to automate your home.  The big question now… Read More…

The new Language of Lighting

The new Language of Lighting

We all know to buy light bulbs according to watts – 100 watts, 60 watts etc.  But how do you buy LED’s? Picking the right LED, i.e. the right light spectrum makes the difference between you loving and/or hating LED’s !!!

(1) LED’s are rated by… Read More…

UPDATE: Give your Home a "Nest"

UPDATE: Give your Home a “Nest”

Googles purchase of Nest points to Nest’s great design and hints and smart home features to come.  We told your about it back in 2011.  Now Nest is coming to a big stage.  Here again are more details … Read More…

Garden Magic - Secrets for Spring

Garden Magic – Secrets for Spring

It’s that time of year again: Cool air is coming to the East Coast  announcing the arrival of fall. Time to get plants, shrubs and trees ready for winter AND next year’s spring.  Come February / March winter seems to drag on Read More…

Home Decor with Political Message

Home Decor with Political Message

Entrance gates have multiple purposes: There is security and then there is making a statement.  How is this one as a statement?! This homeownerRead More…

“In Style” Bathroom Vanities from Catalogs – or NOT

“In Style” Bathroom Vanities from Catalogs – or NOT

Today’s “in style” bathroom remodeling has a modern retro look.  A big part of bathroom remodels are vanities with so-called open shelf, metal stand sink bases with marble stone tops. You can buy complete units in many trend-setting catalogs.  Read More…

Experience a Smart Home with Great Sound

Experience a Smart Home with Great Sound

For the 90% of population who are not audiophiles, stereo systems changed about a decade ago with the arrival of so-called in-wall, distributed-audio, or whole house audio systems.  Multiple rooms can now receive music from one system.  This technology was an integral part of the smart home. Read More…

Home Improvement Products with Innovation Left Short

Home Improvement Products with Innovation Left Short

Do you see what’s NOT working in this refrigerator? 

Refrigerators are among the most used appliances in a kitchen. Some kitchen designers start their kitchen design by locating the fridge first.  Because of the heavy use of refrigerators, you really want refrigerators to work properly in every way.  Read More…

Portable Tabletop Fireplaces - Gift Home Goods

Portable Tabletop Fireplaces – Gift Home Goods

MUST-HAVE cool Home Improvement Products for friends and family – gifts they will want to have and will enjoy for months to come…. Read More…

Light Fixtures - Physical or Phantom

Light Fixtures – Physical or Phantom

We all have light fixtures in our homes…so why not have one where parts appear but do not physically exist?!  They exist only as a holographic image. Read More…

Important Home Décor in your Kitchen

Important Home Décor in your Kitchen

What’s wrong with this picture? Read More…