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The WellConnectedHome highlights an average family's journey into building a home with today's technology within a budget an average family can afford.

TheWellConnectedHome was created by homeowners for homeowners. Homeowners are encouraged to write articles to share their experiences with home tech as well.

DIY Home Control is Possible, But is it Worth it?

What DIY technologies were used in theWellConnectedHome.com to control lighting and locks.We are now considering Control 4 for further home automation. . . . → Read More: DIY Home Control is Possible, But is it Worth it?

WD My Net N900. A Router for a New Generation

TheWellConnectedHome.com reviews how the Western Digital MyNet 900 eases router set up, parental control, guest access, and prioritizes router activity to minimize disruption or loading for household video. . . . → Read More: WD My Net N900. A Router for a New Generation

The Future of Home Technology, circa 2016

Technology is being developed today to make our home more custom to our moods, actions, and needs. Kitchen backsplashes come alive, your Exercise room conforms to your workout, you Home Office becomes a command center, and your elderly parent’s room is chockfull of gadgets to help monitor their progress and safety. . . . → Read More: The Future of Home Technology, circa 2016

What is the Home Automation Market?

home technology, home automation, CEDIA, CEDIA Expo, cost of home automation, cost of home theaters, home installers, theater installers, home theater installers, home automation installers, home automation dealers . . . → Read More: What is the Home Automation Market?

Remote Control Shower?

Moen’s iODIGITAL Shower systems allow homeowners to set temperature and waterflow presets for their showers. Now get the perfect shower at the touch of a button. Want more convenience? Try the remote control to turn your shower on from bed. TheWellConnectedHome.com installed and tested the Moen system. Find out how it works. . . . → Read More: Remote Control Shower?

Review & Giveaway: Kwikset Signaure Series SmartCode Lever

Kwikset’s SmartCode Deadbolts and Levers are a great time saver in your home. Forget fiddling for your keys to open the door, use the electronic keypad. Need to let your kids in the door but prefer not to give them a key? See how you can win your own Kwikset SmartCode lever and lock. . . . → Read More: Review & Giveaway: Kwikset Signaure Series SmartCode Lever

Why I Waited Until Now to Buy My TV

TV’s are getting smarter and their prices are dropping. Find out why NOW is a good time to buy a TV. . . . → Read More: Why I Waited Until Now to Buy My TV

Five Tips to Stop Home Burglaries

Due to the economy, home burglaries are on the rise. Did you know that most homes are broken into by a teenage boy that lives less than a mile away from you? Follow these top 5 tips to lessen your chances of being the next victim. . . . → Read More: Five Tips to Stop Home Burglaries

Future Home Technology for the Kitchen

Curious to see what futuristic technologies will be making their way into your home? Learn about the new smart appliances and cool kitchen technologies. . . . → Read More: Future Home Technology for the Kitchen

Smart Appliances from CES2011

Smart appliances are getting smarter and provide conveniences for consumers such as connected tech support, text messaging, and Smart Grid management. . . . → Read More: Smart Appliances from CES2011