Yearly Archives: 2017

16 posts

Home Automation Tips & Tricks #3 – stay OPEN to options!

Technology is always changing and sometimes it can become tiring to constantly try to keep up.  Often once technology professionals find a solution they are good with, they say they are now and “expert” and they stop looking.  Don’t make this mistake! I would suggest that the best way to be […]

Home Automation Tips & Tricks #4 – Notifications

Beep, Beep Beep – do you have fantom notification syndrome, you know the feeling that something is buzzing in your pocket and your phone is nowhere near? One of the first things you will do with Home Automation is setup notifications for your IoT smart home devices, some times so […]

Aeotec Z-Wave WallMote Review | Home Automation

Home Automation systems often add a great deal of convenience, but sometimes its simple to forget that we need to do things manually sometimes too!  Forget pulling out a smartphone to turn on some lights, we need a simple way to add manual functionality to the smartest of smart home […]

Home Automation Tips and Tricks # 2 Automated Lighting Rules

So you have started working with home automation and you have some light setup and turning on/off from time to time. Here are some tips and examples of ways to make sure they not only turn on at the right time, but they don’t turn off when they shouldn’t! If […]