Our penchant for convenience is entering new realms as we continue to live and expand in the era of the smart home. Smart fridges, cameras, alarm systems, locks, lights, baby and pet monitors, plugs, thermostats…. The list of in-home tech is enormous and is growing exponentially.
A new house purchase or carrying out upgrades to your existing home is an exciting time. Yet such plans bring with them many dilemmas, including that of ensuring the property is ready to integrate with tech you’re sure to use in the coming years. Enter the concept of smart wiring – something that should be […]
A ducted vacuum, sometimes called a central vacuum, is a system that’s integrated within the building itself. It may sound complicated but it is actually something that can easily be fitted to a house as it’s being built or retro-fitted to pretty much any existing property. The following provides all you need to know about […]
Whether you’re an Airbnb host or a guest, you want to know that the space that you are renting out or staying in is totally secure. After all, as an Airbnb host, you are inviting people you have never met into your home and as a guest, you are relying on a stranger to provide […]
Improving your home’s energy efficiency doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, by making some surprisingly easy adjustments to your day-to-day lifestyle, it’s possible to achieve meaningful changes to your domestic energy usage. And if you add technology to the mix, the possibilities for improvements in sustainability and energy efficiency become even greater. Let’s take […]
Smart phones. Smart cars. Smart homes. Smart buildings. Smart businesses. It’s an increasingly smart world out there and it comes with plenty of opportunities and benefits. And when it comes to protecting ourselves and our loved ones and securing our property, we should also be smart. Smart security systems are the way of the future. […]
The days of hotel keys with the room number printed or stamped on them are long gone, so why are we still using metal keys at home and at the office? The rapid evolution of digital technology has touched our lives in so many ways and there’s no doubt that locking systems – even residential […]
Who knows whether all the talk about bringing electricity prices down and offering consumers more choice is for real or whether they’re just empty promises, but one thing is certain. Our wallets will soon be empty if we don’t make a plan ourselves to mitigate the ever-increasing cost of power. Luckily, there are several ‘smart’ […]