Take the pot out of potlights

Pot lights are the lighting staple for many home improvement projects. From man-caves, to creative lighting options in hallways and kitchens, they offer unobtrusive light in locations where other lighting options would be inconvenient or impossible. For decades now. Pot lights have gone unchanged.  And while they have always been an excellent choice for creative lighting situations, the progress being … Read More

5 Reasons why you need smart lights

With the Lutron Caseta smart light system you can create custom scenes to mimic your routine while you are away from home or on vacation.  This gives the impression to potential burglars that you are home and deter them from attempting a break-in. This is accomplished by randomly turning on and off lights in your house in a way that … Read More

How to choose Smart Lighting

When it comes to choosing smart lighting for your home, the inevitable question always comes down to CONVENIENCE or FUNCTIONALITY. Smart Light Bulbs seem like the obvious choice.  They are easy to install in just minutes. The are inexpensive, and options are plentiful.  In addition to that, they come with eye-catching features like the ability to change colors and smartphone … Read More

Smart Thermostats

The Nest Thermostat 3rd Generation is a beautifully crafted and elegant addition to your home.  The design evolved from it’s predecessors.  Including a stainless-steel dial, and a screen that is 40% larger than it’s previous iterations. The ability to learn from your patterns is a key ingredient in Nest’s success.  Optimizing it’s schedule to adapt to your daily schedule. A … Read More

Smart Doobell Cameras

Elegant, easy-to-install, well-engineered and feature-rich, the NEST Hello is a refined, elegant and unobtrusive addition to your front door. The Nest Hello doorbell comes in at a slim 4.6 x 1.7 x 1inches, with rounded corners making it the easiest to place doorbell of our tests.   This does however mean that it doesn’t have room for a battery and that  … Read More

Who Can Benefit from Smart Home Lighting

Smart home lighting is beneficial for so many reasons, including helping individuals and families simplify and streamline their lives. The list of benefits continues, and we have touched on these in past blogs and videos, but today I want to focus on WHO smart home lighting benefits. SPOILER ALERT! Smart home lighting benefits EVERYONE!!! Check out the #TipTuesday video below … Read More

In-Closet Lighting

Every home has a closet, likely quite a few! If you have a walk-in closet, chances are you have a light fixture in said closet, but in the rest of your closets chances are you don’t have any light. Here is a recent poll that we did of our Facebook followers regarding what lighting they have in their bedroom closets: … Read More