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Z-Wave Blinds: Here’s How You Can Control Your Blinds!

By Tony Dean / March 20, 2017

Just a few short years ago, only the Jetsons lived in a space-age home full of smart appliances. With the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, home automation is no longer cartoon fiction. Smart appliances and systems help make our homes more secure and comfortable. Z-Wave blind kits offer a convenient way to manage your home’s […]

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The Best Z-Wave Switch [No Neutral Required]

By Tony / December 11, 2016

UPDATE September 2018There appears to be one switch that will work without a neutral wire, but it comes with a few important caveats. I give you the EATON RF9534!  Here is the fine print:This switch only works with traditional incandescent bulbs!It has a built in non-configurable dimming function that only allows it to output 85% of the power […]

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Why You Need a Z-Wave Doorbell and Which Are Best!

By Tony / November 29, 2016

Do you have a Z-Wave home automation system, with the latest home controller, but you but you need to add a z-wave doorbell? Then you’re in the right place! I am going to help you decide by covering the best Z-wave doorbell, as well as a non-Z-wave option as well. There is also an installation video […]

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How to Set up a Z-Wave System: A Beginner’s Guide

By Tony / August 17, 2016

Do you want to bring your home into the 21st century by making it smart? The fact that you found this article, makes me think you do, which is fantastic! Not only that, but deciding to get a Z-Wave system is a great first step! ..But, now what? If you’re confused about how to set up a Z-Wave […]

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Electrical Made Easy | How to Hook Up a 3 Way Switch

By Tony / July 18, 2016

When you decide to create a smart home on your own, you’ve signed up for some major DIY work. It may seem overwhelming at times, dealing with smart devices like a wifi thermostat, a smart home hub, sensors, lights, and of course light switches. However, installing smart home devices or learning how to hook up a […]

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