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Top 31 Home Automation Projects

  1. 16. Home Automation Part I: How to Install a Wireless RF Lighting System

    Begin by replacing your ordinary light switches with control units.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  2. 17. How to Create a Smart Home

    Smart technology can give your home added value and convenience.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 18. Phone Charging Solutions (00:01:32)

    Use Native Union's Phone Charging Solutions day or night, at home or away.

  4. 19. Ultimate Media Room Technology

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

  5. 20. HDMI Cables: Splurge or Skimp? (00:01:00)

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

  6. 21. Infrared Cam for Smartphone (00:01:47)

    Flir's Infrared Camera for Smartphone puts thermal imaging in your hand.

  7. 22. Get Great TV Picture Quality (00:01:00)

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

  8. 23. Get Clarity on Speaker Wire (00:01:00)

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

  9. 24. 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
  10. 25. Clutter-Busting Desk (00:01:19)

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

  11. 26. 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
  12. 27. Smarter Home Automation (00:01:22)

    Revolv's Smart Home Automation unifies and controls devices from one app.

  13. 28. 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
  14. 29. How To Build A Custom TV Lift

    Visit DIYNetwork.com to learn how to build a remote-controlled TV lift. See the how-to project and helpful step-by-step project with ph...

  15. 30. 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

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