Homesmart expands its service offering

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We’ve expanded the range of Homesmart service plans – giving you more flexibility while maintaining first-class support. Removing the hassle You want to get the most of your smart heating technology, enjoying its benefits quickly and without hassle.  Homesmart focuses on providing the best products backed up by first-class support.   We are on hand to…

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Nest integrating into Google

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Google bought Nest a few years ago.  It is now integrating Nest fully into its smart home products.  This will make using Nest more secure, improve privacy and make it easier to integrate Nest with other Google products. These changes will effect new and old customers although Google are at pains to point out that…

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Homesmart solutions launch

We’ve been getting ready and preparing this website for a while.  Now we’re excited to announce the official launch of Homesmart Solutions Limited, trading as homesm.art homesm.art is for people who want affordable smart home technology but not the hassle of trying to set it all up themselves. We’ve started with smart heating solutions which…

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The 5 key Smart Home benefits

5 benefits of smart homes - control, energy saving, peace of mind, comfort and cutting costs (c) homesm.art 2019

The 5 key Smart Home benefits are not yet well understood.  Many people tend to focus on just one, the remote control of technology devices in the home. The 2018 survey by Smart Home Week showed that 97% of respondents associated Smart Homes with controlling devices in the home. 42% of people see the majority…

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New Homesmart website coming soon

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It’s nearly here! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to develop our new website and it’s almost ready. It’s going to have lots of new features ready for the public launch of our products and services: full details of our smart home heating solutions, chosen to cut running costs, save energy and make you…

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Sound-activated Security and Alexa Guard

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Sound has a number of advantages over images and video as a basis for a smart security system  – doesn’t require line of sight  – one receiver, if sensitive enough can cover many rooms  – less obvious and accessible for an intruder to disable  – less intrusive for family members The first three are all…

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Everything You Need To Know About Google Assistant

Everything You Need To Know About Google Assistant

There are many different activities with which Google Assistant can help you.  The list in the article below includes managing smart devices like lights, heating and music; making searches; checking weather and flights; and setting timers or appointments. The range of activities will only grow with time.  Google (and Alphabet) are driving to provide services…

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Smart home systems: DIY vs. hiring a professional

Smart home systems: DIY vs. hiring a professional

DIY is not for everyone.  You might love decorating or hate it.  Similarly you might be keen to learn about smart home systems, to spend time selecting and setting up the right home automation devices and  then taking responsibility for managing and monitoring them – or you might want to pay someone else to do…

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