All Seasons Blog

Thursday, September 12, 2019

by Matt Rogers
How to Control Smart Home Privacy
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A new episode in our smart home blog series.We’ve been writing about how to set up a Smart Home on our blog for over a year. In this blog post, we’d like to address the issue of how to control smart home privacy when it comes to your active listening devices, like Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri. Most people have these ...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

by Matt Rogers
Robot Vacuums for your Home
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The latest in the All Seasons Smart Homes blog SeriesRobot vacuums have come a long way since they were first introduced in 1996 by Electrolux. Back then, the vacuums were expensive and inefficient, although they sparked the imagination. Could there be a time when they’d become good enough to clean our homes for us?In 2019, robotics...

Monday, January 7, 2019

by Matt Rogers
What SmartHome Virtual Assistant is Right for You?
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What SmartHome Virtual Assistant is Right for You?It’s a new year, and time to continue our series on SmartHomes. (See links our previous smart home blogs after this article.) If you’re renting, making your home smarter is easy with smart speakers that use voice assistants. There are two things to consider: which virtual assis...

Friday, August 3, 2018

by Matt Rogers
What Light Bulb is Best?
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What Light Bulb is Best?Lighting in our homes has changed as our technology changes. With several choices in light bulbs available on the market now, it's important to know what light bulb is best for you.Incandescent BulbsIncandescent bulbs are the traditional bulbs found in homes for years. These bulbs use electrical current to crea...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

by Matt Rogers
Smart Homes 2018
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Colorado Springs Smart Homes 2018 Well it’s 2018, and we haven’t talked about Smart Homes for awhile. What’s new since we published Part 1 and Part 2 of our smart homes blogs? Let’s just say a lot! The Internet of Things continues to grow and specialize. After the initial influx of hooked-up items to come on t...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

by Michele Free
Colorado Springs Smart Homes, Part 2
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In our last Colorado Springs Smart Homes blog (click here to read it), we talked about some of the most basic items you can use to automate your home. We discussed security cameras security systems, door locks, thermostats, and lights bulbs. Now let’s get into some of the other popular smart home options.Hubs and ControllersTo contr...

Thursday, March 9, 2017

by Michele Free
Colorado Springs Smart Homes
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Colorado Springs Smart HomesColorado Springs Smart Homes are really catching on. If something in your home is plugged in, it can be WiFi controlled, or smart. This is called The Internet of Things, because you hook up the things in your home to the Internet so they can be controlled by you through a hub, control panel, or smartphone.Secur...