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Smart Home Technology Consultant

Smart technology and creating a smart and automated home can be confusing and challenging. From understanding what you want, what is achievable and what can be delivered, the questions can be endless. Place on top of that the range of products and solutions available for smart home technology and automation, you may need some help.

A smart home technology consultant will have the knowledge to plan out what products and services you require to achieve your desired project result or be able to guide you what you can achieve within your budget.  They will have the expertise to recommend suitable products and services that can fit your lives and make your home smart and automated.

Smart Home Technology Consultants can be independent, but many smart home and home automations specialists will have their own in-house consultants who will work with you to plan and scope out your project against your budget and requirements.

Unsure and looking to invest in smart home and automation – working with a Smart Home Technology Consultant is defiantly worth considering. Search for ‘Smart Home Technology Consultant’ when looking for an Approved Smart Home Consultant on our homepage.

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While a home cinema system will technically work without a subwoofer, those seeking high-quality sound should consider [...]

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Two big advantages of a smart doorbell

Home security solutions are becoming increasingly smart and more affordable. An option that saw increased adoption during the height of the pandemic, and continued use since, is the smart doorbell, sometimes referred to as a video doorbell. [...]

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What can LED lighting offer homeowners?

Forward-thinking households across the UK are now replacing the traditional lightbulbs in their homes for LED lighting installations. Let’s look at three of the benefits buyers can enjoy when they do [...]

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Arlo voted best video doorbell for 2022

Internet-connected brand Arlo has been applauded for its video doorbell, which has been voted the best-in-class product for its field so far this year.

The innovative solution beat off [...]

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What are the advantages of smart outdoor lighting?

With the warmer months of the year approaching, Britons across the country are returning to their gardens. Those looking to enjoy the summer evenings for a little longer with family and friends often consider lighting [...]

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Just what is Alexa?

Smart tech is here to stay, becoming more and more of our everyday lives.  However, it is still easy to get confused between the Google Assistant, Alexa, Google Nest Mini and the Amazon Echo Dot – all integral to controlling our smart tech at home.

Here is a quick download of exactly what Alexa is.

What is Alexa?


Simply put, Alexa is a device that will recognise your spoken commands and respond to you – this means you can ask questions to find out the answers and instruct your Alexa to play music for example.  The most common place to find Alexa is in the Amazon Echo – a range of speakers that come complete with the Alexa software.  However, with increasing use of virtual assistants you will find the Alexa software in the likes of cars and other third-party speakers.

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How the latest smart home technology is securing homes

While advanced CCTV options and intruder alarms have always been a common choice for home security, smart technology is now opening up more imaginative and effective ways of [...]

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Why is smart lighting ideal for 2022?

With rising energy costs across the country, many households are needing to dig deeper into their pockets to pay bigger bills. At the same time, an increased awareness of environmental issues is leading people to [...]

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Multicoloured smart lights launched by Moonside

Answering the efforts of its rivals LiFX and Twinkly, a new company called Moonside has introduced a pair of brand new products.

The new lighting products are [...]

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Does your property need a smart lock?

If you’ve ever left your home or office and worried that you haven’t locked up, a smart lock might be ideal. [...]

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What is a smart plug and how does it work?

The concept of smart home is no longer a science fiction prediction but a reality for many property owners around the [...]

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How can smart lighting systems improve your home security?

While smart lighting installations are well known for helping homeowners reduce their energy bills and enjoy a more convenient way of [...]

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AI expert reveals new smart mirror

Artificial intelligence-focused tech firm ICON.AI recently unveiled its new product - a smart bathroom mirror. [...]

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Energy company set to offer smart home solutions

Energy provider Scottish Power has become the first firm in its field to provide smart home solutions to households wherever they are based.

The forward-thinking firm is [...]

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Top four benefits of smart lighting for homes

Smart lighting involves long-lasting LED bulbs that can be customised and controlled remotely via smart technology, including [...]

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Can Smart Lighting help me reduce my bills?

When buying replacement light bulbs, it can still be tempting to opt for the cheaper classic incandescent bulbs, but unfortunately these bulbs are massively inefficient.  There is no doubt that [...]read moreCan Smart Lighting help me reduce my bills?

Save your energy

With the rise in cost in gas and electric, there is no better time to look at how you can use less energy and become more efficient in the home.  [...]read moreSave your energy

Why should you use an Approved Installer?

We provide consumers with an easy-to-use free directory of businesses for installation services for anything technology based in the home.  Whether it is a simple aerial fix or installation, automating [...]read moreWhy should you use an Approved Installer?

Does a fitness tracker really help your fitness?

You see these more and more on people’s wrists and the buzz is about how many calories have you burned, how many steps you have taken, but do fitness trackers [...]read moreDoes a fitness tracker really help your fitness?

Should you buy an Electric Bike (E-Bike)

We are all seeing more electric bikes on the road, and over the pandemic with the increased creation of dedicated cycle lanes – is the trend likely to continue and [...]read moreShould you buy an Electric Bike (E-Bike)

Do I need a smart doorbell?

Smart doorbells are becoming more and more popular and with many more choices on the market than ever.  Is it just a trend or do you need one?  They are [...]read moreDo I need a smart doorbell?

Make your Smart Home secure

Years ago, a secure home meant you had locks, deadbolts, and latchkeys with little keys for all your windows.  Since then, home security has come a long way with smart [...]read moreMake your Smart Home secure

Thinking about getting a smart doorbell?

Smart Doorbells are becoming more and more popular to enable homeowners to see who is at their door and to provide additional home security.  With the increase of smart devices [...]read moreThinking about getting a smart doorbell?

Should you have a smart meter fitted when offered

Most utility companies have a program of rolling out smart meters and are encouraging their customers to have one fitted or replacing really old meters with smart meters. But do [...]read moreShould you have a smart meter fitted when offered

Apple Watch Series 6 and SE

If you go to buy the latest Apple Watch, you will typically be presented with the series 6 or SE options. It is worth thinking before you go to purchase your watch, what it is exactly you want to use it for and the features you wish to benefit from – this will help you choose the best option for you.

In essence, these two models are very similar. They both run from the latest watchOS 7 software and have GPS built in – the benefit of this is so you can go out running or even just out and about knowing you will still get the accurate fitness stats you want. They both have good bright screens and are water resistant upto 50m.

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August WiFi Smart Lock

Smart locks are becoming more and more popular.  They provide great security for you home whilst taking away the hassle of carrying and searching for keys, having to give neighbours keys to check on your house whilst away or for friends and family. [...]

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Smart Lighting doesn’t just to have to be for indoors

As we head to the summer we long for the light nights where we can sit outdoors and enjoy the warmer summer evenings.  Indoors we are all using smarter lighting, but you can enhance your garden with smart lighting and create some great affects and whilst hopefully being able to entertain friends and family – lighting means you can enjoy your summer nights for longer. [...]

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