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Fast internet speeds have been liberating in so many ways, enabling us to work from our home offices. It just makes sense to work from home rather than fight a twice-daily commute and put wear and tear on our vehicles. Working from the home office can also add some welcome certainty to our work...Continue Reading

Smart homes are getting smarter, more efficient and more convenient to use every year. But setting up your smart home can be both exciting and a little confusing due to the availability and wide spectrum of single devices and whole-home smart systems. To think that all of this connectivity and...Continue Reading

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Working from your home office provides many advantages. You cut the commute time and cost, can sleep a bit later, exercise first thing, and don’t have to share a bathroom with co-workers. Employers have also acknowledged the benefits and increased productivity...Continue Reading

Working from home has exploded in popularity over the last few years, and more of us who work from home now realize we need to improve the lighting in our home office. Video meetings in particular have helped us realize that the office desk lamp or backlighting from a nearby window is, shall we...Continue Reading

Millions of Americans have experienced power outages in connection with the winter storms that have swept the nation. Texas has been especially hard hit, with some residents left with no power for 72 hours or more at a time. Because of this, news reports have come in of 15 or more deaths due to...Continue Reading

Are you now a home-based worker? If so, do you feel you’re as productive as you expect to be, or as you can be? Many of us see the importance of our productivity as tied to whether or not we’ll be forced to return to the old office at some point. Demonstrating excellent productivity while...Continue Reading

Is your home now an office? You’re not alone. Remote work and school options have expanded in the last few years. Working from home is great in so many ways, from ditching that long commute to enjoying more flexibility in your life.

But working from home may have also highlighted some “...Continue Reading

Working from home (WFH) has grown more popular in recent years and shows no signs of letting up. Fast internet speeds make a distributed workforce a reality for many companies and many industries, and many workers prefer it to the daily commute. Working from home makes a proper home office a...Continue Reading

Electricity is a powerful and useful force. In our homes and at work, we expect to use electricity without thinking about it, and that’s as it should be. Sometimes, though, there’s a glitch—a light won’t turn on, or you can see that your computer is plugged in, but it’s not charging. In that...Continue Reading

Who can forget the extravagant holiday lighting display Clark Griswold created in "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation"? We agree with Clark — when it comes to Christmas lights, more is almost always better. However, covering your home in lights this season is sure to increase your energy bill...Continue Reading