Is there such a thing as living in paradise, while still on this earth? Well, I think the secret may be in how you look at life, in general.My life began in Michigan, where as a child, we
So You Want A Smart Home
It's not just Millennials that want smart homes anymore. Smart homes are becoming a mainstream thing. You can buy smart products most anywhere from Walmart to Macy's, and of course, online. Smart homes are definitely attractive to current home buyers and the small price to purchase and install should reap the reward in a little higher selling price, and happy customers. According the an estimate given in USA TODAY, it will cost around $2,000 to purchase and install a smart thermostat, security, doorbell, lock, and lighting. This would be a non subscription do it yourself system. If you purchase the items yourself and hire a lower cost company to install them, it shouldn't be much more than 2K .
Here are some of the items you can choose:
And then you may want an Echo or Alexa, or similar connected speaker that controls all these devices, plus plays music on demand and tells you the latest weather and news. $200
They all say you can do it yourself, but if you are like me, you will most likely need help. Using some kind of Geek Squad or lower cost company, you should be able to have a smart home for around $2,000.
Originally from Miami, Eileen relocated to Tallahassee 35 years ago. She met her husband of 32 years while attending Florida State University and soon after they feel in love with one another they al....
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