Starter Help

This is a list of all articles for smart home products starter help.

If you ever thought of acquiring products, but you are unsure if you would need them and use them enough to warrant the purchase, these articles are for you.

Here you can look at articles related to specific smart devices you want to learn more about.

Knowing more about what each of these devices does, allows you to decide if it will be a useful thing to have in your life.

At the very least, it would help you prioritize devices you want to become acquainted with first.

By delivering product information in a resourceful and well laid out format, you will quickly be able to see the value in any of these products.

The last thing I want is for my readers to go out and waste precious dollars on products that don’t meet their expectations or that won’t be used after a few weeks.

I believe carefully considering what a product is about and how it can fulfill needs in your life, can help you understand whether it is a necessity or a compulsive buy.

Have a look through our starter help category in order for you get some starting point into building your smart home.

Smart Glass: Types, Cost, Pros and Cons

rain on glass window

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

ceiling fan

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.

Are Robotic Pool Cleaners Worth It?

pool cleaner and equipment beside pool

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?)

smart refrigerator in modern kitchen

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

robotic vacuum cleaner close up shot

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?

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

close up of video doorbell on door frame

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)

man pushing lawn mower

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)

closeup of door handle and lock on door half open

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?)

dog door on houses door

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.

Alexa and Other Smart Product Terminology Explained

amazon alexa on table in front of television

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.

How Owning a Voice Assistant Can Benefit You

amazon echo dot voice assistant

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.