Modern Lodge Disguised As Traditional Using Wooden Shingles Full story

Posted in Architecture | by Simona Ganea, on September 2, 2019

Modern Lodge Disguised As Traditional Using Wooden Shingles

The Mullin Lodge is a very special project which studio AVON Arquitectos completed in 2018. It’s a house located in Southern Chile, in a rural area surrounded by native forests. Its design is a modern interpretation of the traditional small dwellings specific to the region. That means opaque facades all around except for a single...

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To Smart Light Bulb or Not To Smart Light Bulb: Is That Actually the Question? Full story

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

To Smart Light Bulb or Not To Smart Light Bulb: Is That Actually the Question?

It is argued that each generation is smarter than the generation before it. While that topic is, indeed, debatable, one similar conversation that’s less arguable is the one that claims that homes of today are smarter than homes of yesteryear. While smart homes can involve a mass of technological advancements in almost any area you...

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What Makes a Home Automation System Smart Full story

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

What Makes a Home Automation System Smart

Home automation is a rapidly growing market in today’s technology-savvy world. It’s an appealing blend of technology and convenience (and a plain old cool factor) that, not surprisingly, has resulted in a multi-billion-dollar industry…and growing. Very simply put, a home automation system is a system that helps to automatically control home appliances using different technologies...

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Indoor and Outdoor Home Security Cameras: Which One is Right For You? Full story

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

Indoor and Outdoor Home Security Cameras: Which One is Right For You?

When you’re not at home, you may find yourself wondering – worrying, even – about what’s going on at home, is everything safe, is everyone okay, etc. There are extensive home security systems that can alleviate these types of concerns, but these may be too complicated or expensive for your needs and budget. If this...

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The Best Smart Locks – And Why You Might Need One Full story

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

The Best Smart Locks – And Why You Might Need One

In recent years, in the United States but also elsewhere throughout the world, smart locks have become some of the most popular home technology products…along with other home automation and home security system products and technologies. This could be due to a number of factors, but probably has no coincidental correlation to the number of...

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Don’t Get Floored! Find the Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner for Your Home Full story

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

Don’t Get Floored! Find the Best Robot Vacuum Cleaner for Your Home

Whether we’re in full-throttle holiday mode or not, household chores are things that very few of us get thrilled about making time for. Still, those chores have to be done, so we find time…somehow. The good news is that, with ever-smartening technologies, our household chores list can be, if not eliminated (yet), modified to save...

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The Best Smart Plugs for 2019 – The Essential Part Of Any Smart Home Full story

Posted in Smart Home | by Brittney Smart, on September 1, 2019

The Best Smart Plugs for 2019 – The Essential Part Of Any Smart Home

Smart home automation and smart technology is definitely on the rise in popularity and commonplace. While it’s not a big step to move toward smart home gadgetry if you’re already well within the techy front lines, it’s a significant, and often overwhelming, concept for those who don’t dabble as much in the latest and greatest...

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