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Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.

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Give any room in your home a boost with beautiful window treatments. Learn the basics of window dressing including what types of window treatments work best for specific types of windows. Get inspired by gorgeous ideas for valances, drapes, curtains, shades, and more. Discover new types of window treatments and expand your window treatment vocabulary with terms from our glossary, such as "box-pleat valance" or "Roman shade" or "balloon shade." The type of fabric used in window treatments is just as important as the treatment's design itself, and window treatments come in all kinds of different materials -- from sheer voile panels to bamboo shades to douppioni silk draperies. Window treatments serve several purposes: They dress up windows, provide privacy, and control how much natural light is brought in to a room. Dressing your windows to achieve all three of these purposes is easy with our helpful tips and advice. Plus, get tips on how to hang and install window treatments with advice on what height to hang curtains, panels, or drapes and how best to install window treatments to ensure your windows will look their best.

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