The Smart Cave - Make Your Home A Smarter Home

Lots of experts recommend smart switches over smart bulbs because they are easier to use. However, without smart bulbs, you won’t get the awesome benefit of color changing or white-shifting lights. You can debate the pros and cons ...Read More

My house was built in 1909. It still has pieces of the original knob and tube electrical wiring nailed to the floor joists in the basement. Thankfully, the electrical has been updated since then. Unfortunately, I still have ...Read More

This isn’t a massively long list for a reason. Believe me, there’s a ton of stuff Alexa can do. I could easily list 100 features. But, the truth is, not all of them are worth your time. In ...Read More

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A smart lock is a vital part of the smart home. Without one, your home automation project is incomplete. The most popular smart locks are for standard deadbolt locks where the latch is separate from the deadbolt. There ...Read More

I know lots of people rage against Hue for being overpriced. Maybe they are. Maybe not. Personally, I think the number of lights they’ve sold tells the real story. My guess is that if you’re reading this, you’ve ...Read More

You might think that there’s not much you can say about a smart switch. It’s just a regular switch with the added ability to turn it on/off wirelessly, right? Well, for most smart switches, that’s probably true. But ...Read More

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The average American spends 90% of their time indoors. Like it or not, we are constantly breathing conditioned air. And it turns out that indoor air is usually more polluted than outdoor air because stagnant air can accumulate ...Read More

Everything else in your house is getting smarter, so why not your ceiling fan too? Believe it or not the best smart fans can save energy (which translates to $$ on your monthly bill) without you ever having ...Read More

If you’ve ever wished you could control your air conditioner from the convenience of your phone, smart AC controllers are here to save the day. They give you the tools to manage the temperature of your home, whether ...Read More

Thinking about buying a robotic lawn mower so you don’t have to fool with cutting the grass anymore? Me too. I’m not a huge fan of mowing the lawn. It’s a chore. I don’t want a sloppy, weedy, ...Read More