electrician, home electrical services
Written by Larry Cook

Wiring Your New Smart Home – Part 1

The chief advantage of living in a smart home is automation, which provides several benefits this article will present. The foundation of smart home automation is structured wiring that an experienced licensed electrical contractor can expertly install. Smart home automation can be used to control the items below:

  • Appliances
  • Cooling and Heating
  • Doors and Windows
  • Entertainment
  • Lighting
  • Security
  • Telephones
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electrician, home automation,electrical services
Written by Larry Cook

Ideas for Future Proofing Your Smart Home – Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1, maintaining a smart home can be costly because it may require wiring and structural changes, as well as big-ticket purchases for appliances and entertainment systems. Fortunately, future proofing can also save money, and Part 2 will discuss two more ideas.

Home Automation

One key feature of smart homes is home automation. Leaders in the field believe that a CAT7 Ethernet cable should be installed at every home sensor point. Sensor points include smart switches, presence detectors, thermostat temperature sensors, and water detectors. All can help conserve energy, decreasing utility bills. 

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Home Automation , electricians
Written by Larry Cook

Make Living Automatic in Your Smart Home

Smart home automation will bring energy efficiency, improved convenience, better security and comfort into your home.  Gaining in popularity over the past few years, smart home systems have become more affordable and user-friendly. The following will discuss aspects of your home that can be improved with smart devices. Consult with an experienced and reputable licensed electrical services company for the best results.

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Written by Larry Cook

Six Benefits of Automated Window Treatments – Part 1

Long sunny days can make the inside of your home uncomfortably warm. We compensate by lowering our thermostats, forcing air conditioning to work harder and use more electricity. A better solution is automated shades and blinds, which can be integrated with the environmental controls of a smart home. This two-part article discusses the six primary benefits of automated window treatments. Consult with an experienced and expert licensed electrician regarding installation for your safety and the best results.

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Electrician , residential, home, electrical services
Written by Larry Cook

Deciding to Repair or Replace an Air Conditioner – Part 1

The hot and sunny days of summer are on their way, and it’s time to think about the health of your air conditioner. There are several factors that will help you decide whether to repair or replace your old A/C unit. Remember to consult with an experienced and licensed electrical services company before you start this project.

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home-automation,electricians, Annapolis MD
Written by Larry Cook

Planning the Wiring for Your Smart Home – Part 2

As discussed in Part 1, smart home automation technology has become increasingly more sophisticated the past few years, making their installation more complex. Homeowners may not know that electricians provide 72% of this type of service. Fortunately, smart home devices and their components have become also more affordable and offer greater control. Part 2 will cover Planning with an Electrician and Differences from Traditional Wiring.

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Written by Larry Cook

Planning the Wiring for Your Smart Home – Part 1

The technology for home automation has vastly grown more sophisticated the past few years, making their installation more complex. Homeowners may not know that some electricians can provide this service. A 2016 study of the industry found that electrical contractors are the primary installers of home technology, doing 72% of the work.

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home-automation,electricians, Annapolis MD
Written by Larry Cook

Benefits of Wireless Home Automation Systems

Twenty-first century homes will increasingly become more automated and self-controlled because of the conveniences these features provide. A Home Automation System (HAS) offers homeowners the capability to control electrical appliances, heating and cooling, security, access, and entertainment devices in their homes.

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