Best Smart Home Thermostats for 2019
Control, adjust, and monitor your home's temperature and comfort level with our picks for the best smart home thermostats.
Compare: Google Home vs Echo Show
Here we'll compare the two most popular touchscreen models, the Google Nest Hub vs Amazon Echo Show 5 and Google...
How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers
Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.
How to Re-key a Door Lock
Change your locks yourself by removing the lock cylinder and changing the pins.
How to Upgrade and Replace Lightbulbs
Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill. Here are...
Do Amazon Echo’s Security Features Really Work?
Amazon Echo has security features, like detecting broken glass. But do they really work? We tested them here in our...
Your Cheat Sheet to Google Home Commands
Google has done an incredible job of expanding its Google Home commands, so if you have the device, or are...
Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot: A Side-by-Side Comparison
Although relatively similar, there are some key differences between the Google Home Mini vs Echo Dot that might influence your...
Is Renting a Router and Modem From Your Internet Company a Bad Idea?
Renting equipment from your internet company is easy and convenient, but buying your own could save you money over time.
11 Things You Should Never Do to Your Flat Screen TV
When the big game and awards season come around every year, it's easy to forget just how different those events...
What To Know About Smart Thermostats
Smart thermostats are more popular than ever, but what are they and are they really worth it? Here's what you...
Smart Bulbs: What’s the Smart Buy?
Smart lightbulbs with the same lumens have drastically different price points. I set out to find out why in the...
Kitchen Countertop Outlets
How many outlets do you need for your countertop workspaces? This electrical inspector has the answer.
10 Handy Uses for a Smart Plug
Stop worrying, make mornings better, find out if you need a new appliance and more, thanks to help from smart...
7 Best DIY Self-Monitored Home Security Systems
Always be in control of your security system, no matter where you are, with these smart options.
Best Smart Locks for 2021
Smart locks let you automatically lock your door, give guests temporary access and check your lock from miles away. Here...
7 Best Wireless Security Systems for 2021
From solar powered devices to AI learning, these systems have it all.
What to Know About Wireless Home Security Systems
These easy-to-install security systems can protect your home and save you money.
Which is the Correct (and Incorrect) Way to Install an Electrical Outlet?
One of the first things people get confused about when trying to install an electrical outlet is which way is...
Things You Should Not Ask Alexa
Unless you want creepy laughter, an answer that lasts for eternity or some serious sass, you should steer clear of...