The Smart Cave – Make Your Home A Smarter Home

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

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

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If you’re a SmartThings user and you need to update firmware on some of your Z-Wave devices, this article will explain how to do it. I ran into this exact situation recently, and I assumed I would be ...Read More

I recently installed a Modern Forms Mykonos smart ceiling fan in my 3 season porch. The fan is super quiet. It perfectly matches the color and style of the room. And, it easily integrates into my smart home. ...Read More

I purchased the Eufy Doorbell a little over 6 months ago and I don’t regret it. It comes with nearly everything I could want in a video doorbell. You’ve probably heard of the big names like Ring Pro ...Read More

Best Smart Home Products

A smart sprinkler controller has the power to be your own personal lawn care expert. As a class of products, I think smart sprinklers are one of the most effective and useful smart products you can buy today. ...Read More

Regular smoke alarms are dirt cheap. The cheapest models can be bought for about $5. The city I live in actually gives them away for free. So why would anybody pay $100 or more for a single smoke ...Read More

Smart showers can perform actions that you never thought possible—or needed—just a couple years ago. I know there’s some naysayers out there that will say, “How hard is it turn a knob? You must be lazy to want ...Read More

A thermostat is not something you want to replace every couple years, let alone after a couple months. And yet, if you scroll through reviews on Amazon, you’ll find tons of people that sent back their smart thermostats ...Read More