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Livewire Operations Manager Chats With Henrico CTE Now Podcast

Marianne McGhee and Mike Roberts chat with Josh McDonough We’re excited to announce that our Operations Manager, Josh McDonough, recently sat down for an insightful chat on the Henrico CTE Now podcast. The podcast episode delves into the world of cutting-edge technology solutions and how Livewire is partnering with Henrico CTE to empower the next generation

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Time to Make Sure Your Home Security System is Up-To-Date

  Peace of mind. It’s a priceless feeling, especially when it comes to the safety of your home and loved ones. But do you take your security system for granted? Just like any other technology, security systems require maintenance and updates to continue offering optimal protection. Is yours up to the task? By actively engaging in

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5 Ways Custom Lighting Can Improve Your Home

Custom lighting can change the way your home functions and improve your life. Automated lighting not only makes your house more convenient, but it can also save you money while making your home more secure and comfortable at the same time! Whether you’re just starting to explore home automation technologies or want to add features to

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Outdoor Lighting Maintenance Checklist

  Transforming your home with a stunning, custom outdoor lighting system is a fantastic feeling. The visual results can be dramatic, and your ability to enjoy your property at night will sky-rocket. But installation is only half the battle! Your system requires regular care to keep it looking as great as it did on day one.

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A Guide To Wired and Wireless Home Networks

Technology has become so interconnected, that nowadays nearly all of your devices can communicate with one another. Everything from smartphones, computers, A/V systems, HVAC, and lighting (heck there are even smart toasters now) can communicate with one another, creating a system that integrates seamlessly. But strong home networks are a crucial element in your system’s success.

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Testing the Alarm.com Car Connector in Actual Field Conditions

Alarm.com sent me their new Car Connector to test out in the Clifford family SUV. The sleek little box promises to monitor vehicle health, driving patterns and act as an easy locator in any “dude, where’s my car?” situations. I don’t have teenagers yet but would imagine a product like this would be a godsend for

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How Can Smart Home Automation Save Money?

Owning a home can be expensive. For all of the tremendous benefits that come with being a homeowner, there also comes a long list of costs. Heating and cooling bills, electricity for the lights and appliances you use every day, Internet, cable – the list goes on. As energy costs continue to rise, energy efficiency is

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Six Smart Home Essentials

Updating your home automation at all times is a noble idea because it shows that all your system is working at an optimal level. Automating your home with popular home automation devices brings comfort and convenience to your daily life. Let’s dive into six smart home essentials that would make your daily life easier: Install a

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10 Tech Frustrations and How to Solve Them

A handy list of quick fixes for common tech frustrations. Nothing stays perfect forever. Systems can sometimes experience disruptions, so we’ve put together this handy list of quick fixes for common tech frustrations. For more complicated problems, schedule service. Invision customers can submit support requests from the app. Learn more about Invision. Help! My TV is

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Home Networking With eero Pro 6 PoE

eero’s latest products look to the future of mesh networks. I love products that just seem to work properly. AirPods, iPhones, Dyson vacuums, and Pet Rocks are rare examples of simplicity in a world full of shiny space junk that claims simplicity but most times falls far short of the mark. In this same vein, the

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