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Eliminate low level stressOf the many physical things the Nifty Brain® can do for you, the one area we haven’t written about is an emotional one, the removal of low level worry and stress. No, we’re not saying that Nifty is now selling herbal remedies and cosmic karmic solutions but that what we install can help make life easier and calmer...

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Smart blinds

When I started writing this blog post, I was all set to launch straight into things to think about, link to our video and say what I loved about being relaxed (not lazy) and opening the blinds from the bed. Until this…Ikea is going to launch ‘Smart blinds’, in the UK, when is a different matter but they have already arrived in Germany and are...

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This is probably the number one question that people ask us. Generally the person most often in the house and the least interested in technology. It’s a pretty damn important question and the obvious answer is: You can.Unless you rip out all the switches, you will always be able to use a switch to turn the lights on and off. Our system is designed to...

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Houzz, has been an interesting experience for us.We decided to work with Houzz as we believe it is a great platform for us to communicate with a marketplace that is interested in building work and may already have projects in mind that need to be quoted on. It is also one that enabled us to really geo locate our limited marketing spend to focus on...

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Nifty brochue

So this is just a small one but we have just had our new brochure back from the printers and we are fairly chuffed with them.   They were tricky to design and write for, as we wanted to help people understand what they can do with a smart home and to see how much more they can get out of their house, with a little work....

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It’s a punchy title and most of us will fall asleep reading this but this has been a painful set of lessons in what to do when installing a Z-wave smart light switch.What are the components we use?We love the Fibaro Dimmer-2 module, Varilight light switches, plates and anyone for the Pattress boxes and wiring.What are the issues we face?Size, size and size again. Yes,...

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