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The very easy to use Chamberlain MyQ

One pleasant surprise was the automation of the garage door. Chamberlain certainly made a simple elegant solution. Basically this is a remote door pad that has wifi. You install a motion sensor on the...

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SkyBell update

Ok so the bell is mounted. The camera pointed the right way. As a bell works great. As a video bell basically once you answer the results are fine. Key words are “once you...

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Skybell is installed

Well mostly. Still have to permanently mount to the stucco. Never a fun job. A two sided thick sticky tape the shape of the back would have been handy. Skybell is installed Install was...

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The bell is coming. SkyBell that is.

Amazon must have received their supply of sky bell automated doorbell Skybells. Others have reported receiving theirs the past week. Myself, just was notified by amazon that ours is on the way. Reading the...

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Which wall switch to use?

Just picked up a couple more wall switches. Needed to make a decision. Did I want the wemo light switch that works straight off the wifi or the GE/Jasco switches that requires z-wave? The...

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IFTTT ties all this together nicely

Well hadn’t been using IFTTT up until today. Once all the devices were installed then this made sense. Tried to come up with a way to shutdown the house at night but couldn’t find...

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Welcome to AppMyHome

In the upcoming weeks we will be writing about many of the different devices we have been setting up around our house to make our lives easier and more efficient (well, sometimes more efficient). We...