Smart garage door openers

If you’re lucky enough to have a garage at your home you definitely know the benefits they bring. Garages keep your car out of bad weather and help preserve your paint job for a longer amount of time, they provide a useful storage place, and they can even be a work shop or a man cave. What about the security of your garage though? How many times have you asked yourself...

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Smart door locks

A smart door lock is a lock for your front or back door that does not require a traditional key but a code instead. A smart door lock generally comes with a touch screen and you install access codes for people to be allowed to enter and exit your home. Do you want to know what time your kids came home? You can give them their own user codes so you know when the door was...

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Smart lighting

In the past we have discussed smart garage door openers, smart door locks, and smart thermostats, but what about smart lighting? A smart home platform can power your devices from lights to thermostats, and even your alarm system.   Smart lighting has several benefits:   1.When you’re not at home you can use smart lighting to create the illusion that someone is...

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Wood trim vs. composite trim

When you start looking at trim for your home how do you know which one to choose? There are so many options! Today we will take the confusion out of some of these options by discussing wood trim vs composite trim:   Wood trim- Wood trim has been a long time favorite since it is easy to work with and takes paint very well. However, wood trim is definitely not what it...

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Have you pressure washed lately?

When was the last time you pressure washed your home? Pressure washing can be a pretty confusing task. If you pressure wash too often you could run the risk of damaging your siding, however if you wash too little it could cause the exterior to degrade, not to mention your home can look dirty and unkept. So how often should you pressure wash your home? Well the answer...

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The importance of hiring a licensed and insured contractor

Are you thinking about or have you hired a contractor to work on your home? If so is that contractor licensed and insured? You might think that just hiring any contractor will do. If this is the case you are very mistaken. It is extremely important that the contractor you hire is licensed and insured! Below we will discuss the importance of contractor insurance and...

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