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5 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Savant Home Automation

You know Alexa. You know Nest. But do you know Savant Remote? Perhaps most well-known for enabling Steve Jobs to control his yacht via his iPhone, Savant Systems has recently entered the mainstream market with a product accessible to more than just the ultra-rich. With a $499 remote control and hub, Savant Remote was designed

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Window Treatments: Top Trends for 2019

Window Treatment Trends and Ideas Window treatments are often an afterthought when homeowners consider redesigning their home interior. Taking the time to think through how to address your windows can easily add wow factor to a room.  One reason people shy away from choosing and purchasing window treatments is because finding something on trend and

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The Best Smart Home Primer of 2019

What you need to know about smart home automation. Smart homes are using computer networks to connect devices and functions that make home life simpler, safer, and more efficient. Home automation is not necessarily new, but the technologies have become less expensive, more innovative, and easier to install and use. There are many aspects to

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Window Treatments and Blinds Safety Review

Homes are full of opportunities for dangerous mishaps. An unlocked cabinet full of toxic cleaning supplies. A screen door that whips closed like a mousetrap. Or a rogue nail sticking out from the underside of a deck railing. While these are isolated cases of potential problems, there is a danger lurking in many rooms of

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The Guide to Selecting Window Treatments

Look around your home. What do you see? Walls. Flooring. Maybe a built-in or two. For some reason, despite their prevalence, windows get forgotten in homeowners’ design plans. Many people become accustomed to ignoring window treatments in their young adult lives. Every apartment or townhouse you rented probably had those standard mini blinds and maybe

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10 Tips For The Perfect DIY Home Theater Setup

Movies are making their way to home screens in a shorter period of time these days, making creating a home theater that can compete with the Cineplex down the street tempting. The good news is: You are no longer beholden to a challenging set up and difficult installation.  Designing and setting up your home theater

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Everything You Need to Know About Curtains

Curtains come in a variety of colors, fabrics, and lengths. Choosing a curtain requires narrowing down from some broad choices to the perfect design for your room.  Design considerations are not the only factors involved in this difficult choice. Will you use a custom curtain or something off the rack? How will you clean them?

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How to Quickly Make Your Home a Smart Home in 2019

A decade ago, Smart Homes were considered those with unique features enabling homeowners to remotely control simple functions like lighting and security alarms. The technology was clunky, difficult to install, and costly.  Fast forward to today and smart home technology is vastly improved and more convenient. Many new functions have emerged and most are as

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5 Window Treatments That Offer Style and Efficiency

Window treatments comprise a major piece of the interior (and exterior) design puzzle. As something so important, you would think most homeowners would be knowledgeable about their options. Sadly, this is not always the case. There are five primary window treatments that are stylish and provide different benefits like efficiency, privacy, and safety. Use this

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A Home Theater Primer For You

Going out to a movie continues to get more expensive even with the reduction of home theater costs. Combined with the comfort and relaxation sitting at home on the couch provides, there has never been a better time to consider upgrading your viewing experience. The term home theater causes many to imagine a disturbing picture

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