As technology advances, the home of the future is finally available today, all at a cost-effective price and with a relatively simple installation. With smart home technology becoming increasingly refined and effective for almost any household, now is the time to look at the best smart home...Read more
Cooking like a pro doesn’t require breaking the bank—or even taking a cooking class. With a few key new electric kitchen appliances, all you need is an electrical outlet and the press of a button to take your cooking to the next level. From the totally worth it sous vide to a high-powered...Read more
The hearth is the heart of the home, but not every home has a hearth. This is where the electric fireplace comes in, providing the cozy comfort of a fireplace without requiring, you know, chimney installation. Still, they’re not for everyone.
Homeowners generally think of “aging in place” as the completion of a series of home improvements that make their home safer and easier to manage as they get older. Beyond the addition of grab bars and new lighting, various appliances and technology can also help people age in place comfortably...Read more
Not everyone wants to take down their holiday lights after the new year, especially since brightening up the dark of winter and early spring can bring a reprieve from the short days and cold nights. When green finally breaks forth and warmer weather rolls in, will your neighbors consider it a...Read more
Most don’t realize how much electricity is drained by game consoles, even when they’re switched to their supposedly energy-saving “standby mode.” As home entertainment centers move from traditional cable boxes to video game console-centric hubs for streaming, gaming and more, most don’t realize...Read more
For many around the world, January 5 or 6 marks the Epiphany ‒ the final day of the 12 days of Christmas and the time for all holiday decorations to come down. For others, the second week of January is a typical time for the holiday lights to be unplugged and stored away until next year....Read more