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Latest Trends in Home Office Security

Working from home is great if you enjoy being your own boss but it can present security challenges that those who work in a traditional office environment don’t have to worry about.  Most office buildings have security systems, security guards and vaults or safes in which money and other ... ...

4 Gadgets to Turn Your House Smart

These days technology is developing like a breeze, with new and improved devices being announced and put on the market every other week. Lately, making houses smart has been an important market niche for tech companies, and more and more are starting to focus on it. Today, I bring you a list of fou ...

Benefits of Transportable Homes

Long gone are the days when the lack of design options where the main causes for individuals and families not choosing a modular, transportable home. Standardization was limiting the incredible potential of this type of offer. As demand increased, an ever growing quantity of attractive designs ente ...

4 Amazing Apps for Home Security

When considering the possibility home invasions and robberies, it's important to protect your home and family. Having some type of security in place will put your mind at ease. These days, thanks to technology, you can check up on the home front with just a click of your phone. You can use your ... ...

The Top 3 Trends in Home Tech

Just a few years ago, most people had no idea what smart homes were. With the recent popularity of smartphone technology though, a greater emphasis is being put on automated home features.Cellphones can be seen in the hands of 90% of American adults today, 58 percent of whom have a smartphone. This ...

The Fight Against Frozen Pipes Can Be Won

When the cold season comes, winter wind blows and outdoor temperature drops, and water pipes are at risk of freezing, and we all know this can be troublesome to both you and your entire household.During the cold weather, water inside pipes can become frozen. When that happens, frozen water or the i ...

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Living through a Home Renovation

Creating your dream home isn’t as simple a task as some would think. However, you can't always buy a house and then continue to live in it without any changes or running into any problems that require updates to be made. Chances are that at some point while you live in your home, you will ... ...

Latest Trends in Home Office Security

Working from home is great if you enjoy being your own boss but it can present security challenges that those who work in a traditional office environment don’t have to worry about.  Most office buildings have security systems, security guards and vaults or safes in which money and other ... ...

Earthquake-Proof Home Building On a Budget

The technological advances that have improved the building process for earthquake resistance to date is astounding. Every new earthquake that hits gives builders and engineers a chance to figure out how to make homes and buildings more resistant to earthquakes and natural disasters.It's importa ... ...

Building Automation to Tackle Energy Waste Now

New methods of building automation are being put in place to combat the increasingly vast amounts of energy wasted throughout buildings every single year. Studies estimate that over $200 billion worth of energy is wasted by buildings due to inefficiencies in their construction, layout and overall d ...

Understanding the Smart Home Saving Potential

The word ‘smart’ has undoubtedly been one of the most used words for some years now. With everything going from being ‘dumb’ to being ‘smart’, the world of technology is not really what it used to be. Everything from a simple phone to something as complex as a ca ... ...

Amazon Echo Is Creating the Right Waves

One would think that big names like Apple, Samsung, or Google would be leading the race when it comes to smart homes. But it's actually Amazon that first came up with a device that has universal functionality and that's pretty easy to use.The Amazon Echo is what this little wonder is called ... ...

Smarter Choices to Personalize Your Home

Your home is so much more than just a place where you hang your hat. It's more than just a refuge. It's also an extension of who you are.All of us have the natural desire to make our homes as comfortable and pleasant as possible not just for ourselves but for our guests as well. It's un ... ...

Life Saving Garage Safety Tips

It might be difficult for you to believe, but it’s true that many garage owners don’t have any idea about the consequences of owning a garage that is not maintained properly.If a garage is not maintained with care, people using it remains at high risk of tripping and falling; they might ... ...