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BUSY MOMS (OR DADS!) AND THE SMART HOME

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BUSY MOMS (OR DADS!) AND THE SMART HOME

As a mom/dad and friend to many moms/dads with a much busier life, you already know the busy lifestyle can be rough at times. The Smart Home offers much needed conveniences. Some of us can start thinking "if only that door would open by itself" and "I really need to clone myself or hire a personal assistant"  Matter of fact, we can’t think of any demographic more needing of a virtual assistant. And…its affordable which is what most people do not know yet – many products start under $200.  You can get these products at most big box stores but many...

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The Pros and Cons of Home Automation Systems

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The Pros and Cons of Home Automation Systems

Home automation systems. What’s not to love about automatically controlling sprinkler systems, coordinating outlets, managing security systems, and turning appliances on and off while away? Although these devices are certainly not new to the market, many systems have become much more affordable in the past few years, and the use of home automation is now more widespread than it has ever been before. But is it right for you? Here are a few pros and cons to help answer that question. The Pros 1. Energy Savings Home automation systems have definitely proven themselves in the arena of energy efficiency. Automated switches allow...

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