3 Devices that will Make Your Home Futuristic

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By Kate Wilkinson Ads on TV aren’t joking when they say the future is now. Your fridge can not only keep things cool, but show you the weather outside or keep track of what’s in it. You can control the lights, thermostat and record shows all from your cell phone! Here are a few examples of home automation devices that you can control with your phone to save energy and stay safe. Nest $249 for their 3rd Generation Thermostat – … Continue reading

What Is Home Automation? How Does It Work?

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Home Automation is also known as “domotics” and refers to the complete electronic and automated control of the house and all the features, appliances and activities in the house. An automated home system uses various types of control systems such as the centralized control of alarms and security locks on all doors, gates, windows, lighting, surveillance cameras, appliances and HVAC systems such as air conditioning, ventilation, and heating. Home automation allows you to control the working of your home from … Continue reading

Here’s why you should Automate your Home

Your neighbor recently had his house automated and you couldn’t help but wonder what that entailed. Since we’re living in the 21st century, everything is being automated now. You’re used to automatic garage doors, so why not automate your entire home, right? Here are some reasons why that’s a great idea. 1. Most of your home tasks are very repetitive, which can be easily accomplished through automation so you don’t have to get up and do everything yourself. From dimming … Continue reading

Advantages of Home Automation

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Rapid advances in technology are making home automation a reality. Once thought to be science fiction, you can literally turn your home off and on with the touch of a button. Here are some of the major advantages it can provide. Home Automation Convenience Let’s face it, who wouldn’t want to water your lawn with the touch of a button while on vacation, or turn the lights on in your house just before you arrive? Home automation makes these scenarios … Continue reading