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Top 31 Home Automation Projects

  1. 16. How to Program a Sprinkler System

    Learn how to water a lawn even when nobody's home by installing a programmable irrigation system.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. Decorating for Sound Quality (00:01:00)

    See why a home theater's decor has a huge impact on sound quality.

  3. 18. Home Automation Part III: Install a High-Speed Wireless Computer Network and Security Camera

    Link all of your home's computers and peripherals, and add a door camera for convenience and security.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  4. 19. Easy Home Monitoring (00:01:17)

    ArcSoft's facial recognition system helps you monitor who's in your home.

  5. 20. Get Great TV Picture Quality (00:01:00)

    Dramatically improve your TV's picture quality with this easy step.

  6. 21. Ultimate Media Room Technology

    DIY Network uncovers 10 hot new innovations to give you the home entertainment experience you crave.

  7. 22. Stylish Smart Watch (00:01:38)

    Cogito's fashion-connected Smart Watch is stylish tech for your wrist.

  8. 23. Clutter-Busting Desk (00:01:19)

    Hide those messy cables with Blue Lounge's Cable Management Studio Desk.

  9. 24. DIY Stamp Maker (00:01:25)

    Casio's computer-generated stamp maker lets you create your own stamp pads.

  10. 25. How to Create a Smart Home

    Smart technology can give your home added value and convenience.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 26. Home Automation Part II: How to Install a Wireless Home Security System

    Add door and window sensors for protection all around your home.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 27. HVAC: Install a Programmable Thermostat

    Improve your home's comfort and efficiency with a unit that allows multiple settings.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  13. 28. Get Clarity on Speaker Wire (00:01:00)

    Janna breaks down the key differences in home theaters speaker wires.

  14. 29. HDMI Cables: Splurge or Skimp? (00:01:00)

    Janna explains why it's important to invest in a good HDMI cable.

  15. 30. Get Great TV Picture Quality (00:01:00)

    Dramatically improve your TV's picture quality with this easy step.

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