Easy Voice Control with Alexa & Google Assistant Routines


Does your smart home have a few too many smart "things" and scenes that get tedious to trigger by voice? Or do you forget what they're called or the special "trigger" words to activate them? Here are a few ways to simplify voice control for your Amazon Echo or Google Home smart speaker on this Star Wars-inspired edition of Quick Tips! New Quick Tips for the smart home every Friday! Got smart home questions? Send 'em in! smarterhomehelp.com Check out my recommended smart home products on Amazon http://amzn.to/2kc1Tde

Physical Buttons Are Still Important


In today's world of smart speakers, assistants, touch screens and apps…it's important to still have physical controls, like buttons! Fibaro's "The Button" http://amzn.to/2qkpFFi
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Smart Ceiling Fans Keep You Comfortable


In a smart home, shouldn't your fans automatically adjust to keep you comfortable vs you adjusting them? Well these days, it's easier than ever these days to teach your old ceiling fans some new tricks. Learn how in this Friday Quick Tips video! Insteon fan/light controller – https://amzn.to/2IyBMYR
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