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The Best Home Automation Products of 2017

The best home automation products have gotten even better over the last year, with advances that make home automation even more convenient than it already was. Many products have come out with new features, and old products have seen upgrades that increase their efficiency and usefulness. Everything from home lighting to cleaning to heating and […]

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How Does a Smart Home Work

Smart home automation used to be something we only dreamed about. Sci-fi movies have conjured up houses with built in AI — some being advanced enough to play a supporting character or even the hero. As futuristic as those fictional smart homes might seem, they’re not too far off from today’s reality. No, you can’t […]

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Smart Home Automation – The Ultimate Guide

Smart Home Automation: The Ultimate Guide Think about it: Every aspect of your life has been improved in some way with smart technology, and that includes home life. The way you control the appliances, lighting, security, and even the temperature in your home has been revolutionized with smart home automation technology. But, what is smart […]

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A Guide To Wired and Wireless Home Networks

The advancement of technology has transformed the average American home into a highly responsive habitat that is designed to better serve you and your family’s needs. Technology has become interconnected to the point that nearly all of your devices can communicate with one another, making each of them a facet of one all-purpose tool. Your […]

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Livewire Makes CE Pro 100 List for 5th Year Running

Livewire, the #1 home technology services company in Central Virginia, announced it has secured the No. 69 ranking on the annual CE Pro 100 list. This marks the fifth year Livewire has been named to the prestigious list, and the company’s rapid growth has fueled its place among the industry leaders. In its 20th year, the […]

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Livewire Top 10 List: Tech Frustrations and Troubleshooting Steps

Problem: Help! My TV is showing picture but no sound. Resolution: Try turning everything off and back on again with your remote. You can schedule service at getlivewire.com or call (804) 937-9001 anytime. InVision customers can submit support requests from the app. Learn more about InVision. InVision Express Tip: From your app, select “Reset TV”  […]

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The 5 Best Ways to Get Started with Home Lighting Automation

Home lighting automation is a great way to upgrade your home into a smart home or to add to an existing automated system, such as climate control, distributed sound, or visual entertainment. These types of systems increase convenience, security, safety and efficiency in your home, all while accentuating design details and creating just the right […]

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All You Need to Know About Caséta Wireless Systems

ta The lighting in your home does far more than simply illuminate each room when it gets dark. It creates an atmosphere, sets the mood in each room, highlights different features of your home and enhances entertainment. It also serves to protect you and your home from various hazards and threats. To get the right […]

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Upgrade Your Outside Living Space with Outdoor A/V

Spring is  here. The days are getting longer, the weather is warmer, and bright days are ahead. You’ll have many opportunities to entertain outside with outdoor parties, barbecues, family gatherings and so forth. With technology permeating and enhancing every aspect of our lives, from the way you cool your home to your entertainment options, it’s […]

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How Secure Is That Security Camera?

Original Post: Pilbeam, Chris “How Secure Is That Security Camera” Alarm.com, 6 Aug. 2015, http://home.alarm.com/how-secure-is-that-security-camera/. Connected video cameras are getting a lot of attention lately. They’ve become smaller and more powerful, and let you check in on your home anytime, from wherever you are. Are they really security cameras, though? If they’re not provided by a […]

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