Marlo

Marlo is currently working full time as a professional computer programmer, electronics engineer and computer technician. Besides having a great passion for computers, he is fascinated by smart homes of the future.

Smart Glass: Types, Cost, Pros and Cons

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It’s an interesting technology that has been emerging into the mainstream market. Being able to electronically choose whether or not you can see through a window. Let’s take a closer look at this intriguing technology.

Smart Ceiling Fan: Features, Cost and Installation

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We cover features, a basic installation, cost and all about the benefits about a smart ceiling fan. We also provide our most recommended ceilings fans and the reasons why they are worth our attention.

Can Solar Panels Eliminate an Electric Bill?

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An in depth article about how a solar panel can free you from having to pay an electric bill. Even though there is an initial cost, the benefits later on will be worth it. Find out if it’s the correct solution for your home.

Are Robotic Pool Cleaners Worth It?

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Robotic pool cleaners are able to offer automated cleaning for your swimming pool. Is it worth the price of one? We will dive in to the benefits and features plus the cost of purchase. You will be able to decide if it’s right for you.

Smart Refrigerator Features and Benefits (Are They Worth It?)

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Smart refrigerators offer a wide range of features. They have exploded on the market and have taken off rather quickly. They could provide a lot of features that may render past product in our kitchen obsolete. Let’s see what they could be.

The Pros and Cons of Robotic Vacuum Cleaners

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Robotic vacuum cleaners have been around for a while now. But they still aren’t in every home. Let us see if these products are worth our money, and can they replace an ordinary vacuum cleaner?

DIY Christmas Light Installation (Types and Tips)

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Christmas won’t be the same without the atmosphere set by beautiful lights. We share our thoughts on how you can optimize the installation of Christmas lights and make a more specific effort in your lighting choices.

Front Door Cameras: Get the Right Type for Your Front Door

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When it comes to security cameras, there is so much to choose from. Here we look at your front door more specifically. This leaves us with three main category choices for a front door. We will cover all three and this will help you pick the right type for your needs.

Are Robotic Lawn Mowers Worth It? (Features and Benefits)

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Smart automatic lawn mowers are such a benefit when having to maintain a healthy lawn. In this article we will cover all the capabilities and expectations from these products. It could be one of the last times you ever need to mow your lawn yourself, ever again.

How to Tell If a Door Has Been Opened (The Reliable Way)

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When wanting extra privacy, or if you want extra security in your home, a smart window or door sensor can provide you with precise information and alerts whenever a door or window is opened. Have information sent to your favorite device about when and where a door was opened in your home.

The Advantages of a Smart Dog Door (Do You Need One?)

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Stray animals entering your home can be annoying. It’s especially true if they are coming in to eat your pet’s food. A smart dog door is the answer to fully prevent unwanted animals entering through your dog door.

How to Build a Personal DIY Cloud Storage System at Home

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Ever wanted remote access or access to all your files anywhere in your home? This is the way to do just that. We will show you how to setup a personal cloud system without having to break your wallet, or having to spend money for a subscription.

Best Smart WiFi Garage Door Opener Reviews (2019)

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Automatic garage door openers have been around for decades and are such a commonly found device in a lot of homes. A smart garage door opener makes them even more convenient. Find out how these products can really make access into your home easier and safer.

Alexa and Other Smart Product Terminology Explained

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If you are wondering what all these terms are, like Alexa, IFTTT and Nest, we will explain as what they are and how they are commonly used. It’s simply our attempt at trying to reduce the amount of confusion surrounding the terminology for smart home products.

6 Housekeeping Tips and Gadgets (Make Cleaning Easy)

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Keeping your house clean can sometimes be a bit of a drag. Here we take a look at various smart housekeeping gadgets that make cleaning more automated and trouble free. We also share some of our tips to make cleaning easier.

How Owning a Voice Assistant Can Benefit You

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This perhaps one of the most useful smart home devices on the market. See how a voice activated assistant can control all your devices in your smart home simply by telling it what you want.