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CEDIA 2017: Here’s What Coming to Home Automation

The Livewire team had a blast at this year’s CEDIA Expo! For those who don’t know, CEDIA is an international trade association for the home technology industry. Once a year, they bring the industry together for a conference/expo. We’re talking 20,000+ home tech pros and 500+ exhibitors! It’s huge and we love it! This year’s […]

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Home Automation for New Homes

Building a new home of your own is an exciting process. After all, you’re designing a house that matches virtually anything you could ever want, including features that will make living easier. The planning and design phases are the ideal time to consider adding smart home functionality. When planning home automation for new homes, it’s important […]

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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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Using Home Automation to Save Money

As a homeowner, you enjoy certain privileges: your home has value that you can leverage when you need it. You have a place to call your own. You’re able to make improvements and modifications where you need or want them, and so on. Of course, living in your own home comes with its costs as […]

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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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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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