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Your source for the latest smart home news, along with expert advice on all things home cinema and automation.

Home Security system

Installing Your First Smart Home Security System: Top Tips From Our Experts

15 Jul 2019 Home Security

Smart home technology can add all kinds of wonderful value to our lives. From improving the way we enjoy our favourite entertainment to adding an extra level of convenience through world-class home automation systems, there’s barely anything that technology can’t do for us.

But let’s face it:

All of that pales in comparison to the one thing that’s really at the top of our priority list:

Keeping our loved ones safe. Read More


Smart Outdoor Lighting

Smart Outdoor Lighting: This Summer’s Must-Have Essential for Your Garden

03 Jul 2019 Intelligent Lighting

Those long, bright summer days are perfect for lazing around in the garden, throwing the occasional BBQ party, or simply relaxing on a sun lounger and soaking up some rays.

Yet just because the sun goes down eventually, that doesn’t mean your summer fun has to come to an end. Read More


Home Security

Four Ways Home Automation Can Protect Your Home When You’re on Holiday

21 Jun 2019 Home Automation

After that long, gruelling winter, the summer months have finally arrived and for you and your loved ones, that means only one thing:

Time to jet off into the sun and enjoy a well-earned summer holiday.

After all, you’ve worked incredibly hard over the past couple of months. If anyone deserves to truly put their feet up and let their hair down, it’s you. Read More


Smart Hotel

Five Reasons Your Hotel or B&B Should Invest in Smart Technology This Year

13 Jun 2019 Smart Technology

Somewhere between the iPad, the Internet-connected TV and the IoT refrigerator, smart technology has been taking over today’s homes at an ever-rapid pace.

While such technology may bring a whole new level of comfort and convenience to the life of the modern family, most smart home technology is far from a luxury; it’s an essential part of 21st century living that many people -including your hotel guests- have come to rely on. Read More


Award Winning Lutron Homeworks Installers

Combining Stunning Interior Design with Innovative Smart Technology: The Easier Way to Enjoy the Best of Both Worlds

08 May 2019 Home Automation

There once was a time when the worlds of technology and interior design were just about as far apart as it gets.

With the latter focusing predominantly on aesthetic qualities and a touch of everyday functionality, there was seemingly no room -nor much need- for the gizmos, gadgets and complicated devices of smart home technology. Read More