Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dome Z-Wave Plus Water Main Shut-Off: DIY Installation Over Existing 1/4 Turn Valves For Pipes Up To 1 1/2-Inches (DMWV1)


The Dome Home Automation DMWV1 Water Main Shut-off is designed to fit over existing 1/4 turn ball-valves for pipes sized up to 1 1/2 inch. No professional plumbing contractor is required — it can be installed by a homeowner with just a screwdriver. This device requires a Z-Wave Certified hub for operation. When configured with a Water Leak Sensor, the Water Main Shut-off can automatically cut off the supply to limit the damage. You can also remotely […]

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Logitech Harmony Hub for Control of 8 Home Entertainment Devices, works with Alexa


Logitech Harmony Home Hub integrates control of connected lights, locks, blinds, thermostats, sensors, home entertainment devices, and more–turning your smartphone or tablet into a universal home remote.Works with Alexa to easily control your home entertainment devices with your voiceSimple setup on computer or mobile app for control of 8 home entertainment devices and unlimited home entertainment devices: Works with over 270,000 devices, including your TV, satellite or cable box, Blu-ray player, Apple TV, Roku, Sonos, game consoles […]

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Automating Sliding Gates on a Slope


The issue of installing automatic sliding gates on slopes has come up over the years and has been the subject of much debate. It concerns gates mounted on two wheels that run along a track fixed to the ground that are opened and closed by a sliding gate motor. Many years ago, installers were told by manufacturers of gate automation equipment that an incline of up to 4% was acceptable for sliding gates. That gives a height […]

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TP-Link Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch, No Hub Required, Single Pole, Control Your Fixtures From Anywhere, Works with Alexa (HS200)


Wi-Fi Enabled Light Smart Switch w/Energy MonitoringWorks with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for voice controlRemote Access: Control devices connected to the Smart Switch wherever you have Internet using the free Kasa app on your smartphoneTurn electronics on or off from anywhere with your tablet or smartphone using the free Kasa app (Compatible w/ Android 4.1 or higher & iOS8 or higher)Use Away-Mode to turn devices on and off at different times to give the appearance that […]

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Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Generation, Stainless Steel, Works with Amazon Alexa


The brighter way to save energy.  Meet the 3rd Generation Nest Learning Thermostat. It has new rings and a big, sharp display. And it helps save energy. That’s the most beautiful part. There’s a ring for every home.  The Nest Learning Thermostat now has a ring to fit any home’s style. Choose copper to add a warm touch. Stainless steel is perfect for a classic, versatile look. And white looks great in simple, modern homes. […]

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