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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When C by GE switches were first released, I saw a lot of negative feedback from users citing unreliable WiFi behavior. For that reason, I initially avoided testing them out. However, since the release, the line has expanded ...Read More

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

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There is no shortage of smart switches and plugs available for your typical in-home application. There’s probably 100 different brands, and if you look, you should be able to find just about any feature you could want. However, ...Read More

Smart showers can perform actions that you never thought possible—or never thought you 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 ...Read More

Smart locks are growing in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. After all, safety and security rank high among all of the ways new technology is improving our lives. With a smart lock, you’ll no longer need ...Read More

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