Smart Home



Surge Protection 600 357 Marvin Dudziec
Whole Home Surge Protector

Surge Protection

Surge protection has always played an important role in our designs. Over the years there’s been an increase in the number of power cuts to many of the areas in and around London. These often cause an electrical surge in your incoming power supply. This can, and often does, damage sensitive electronic devices, such as…

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Two ways to avoid listening to ‘on hold’ music and enjoy your time. 1024 538 Marvin Dudziec

Two ways to avoid listening to ‘on hold’ music and enjoy your time.

Sitting on hold is just plain boring. Being on hold is just plain boring. I think we’ve all been there at some point.On hold.To our favourite service providers.Playing our favourite music.Through pan pipes!For what feels like hours.That’s after we’ve manged to get through their complicated automated phone service.If you’re like me, you’ve probably forgotten all…

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Save energy using smart technology in homes, offices and hotels 961 765 Marvin Dudziec

Save energy using smart technology in homes, offices and hotels

With the winter coming we’re looking at ways to save energy using smart technology. This looks at heat and light in our homes, but can be applied to office and hotels too. There is an ever increase in pressure to reduce our use from an environmental impact. There is also the ever increase in energy…

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How you can personalise the Control4 programming yourself with When Then 150 150 Marvin Dudziec

How you can personalise the Control4 programming yourself with When Then

In the past Control4 When Then is one of the new features on the platform. We have worked hard over the years to ensure systems are programmed just the way property owners want them. That has worked out well over the years. However, what about when they want to make a small change when we…

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Smart lights: 5 questions to ask your installer 1000 675 Marvin Dudziec
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Smart lights: 5 questions to ask your installer

Smart lights and lighting in general is a criminally underrated aspect of home automation. The difference between poor lighting and smart lighting is the difference between a dingy room and a bright one. Before you agree to smart light installation in your home, make sure you ask your installer the following questions: 1. Which smart…

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3 Home Cinema Design Trends that Will Inspire You 1000 562 Marvin Dudziec
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3 Home Cinema Design Trends that Will Inspire You

We enjoy all our home automation projects here at MDfx, but there’s no point in hiding it: home cinema installation is our absolute favourite! When else do you get to think about bringing your favourite characters from the silver screen to life? Or geek out on the latest tech upgrades to screens, projectors, and speakers?…

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Is a perimeter alarm system the best way to protect your home? 1000 667 Marvin Dudziec
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Is a perimeter alarm system the best way to protect your home?

Perimeter alarm systems are an excellent addition to any smart home security system. By securing your home’s perimeter you can prevent or detect intrusions early on and keep your family safe from harm. What is a perimeter alarm system? Your perimeter is your first layer of defence. The perimeter is essentially the outer boundary of your property.…

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How to Install a Texecom Intruder Alarm and Protect Your Family 1000 667 Marvin Dudziec
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How to Install a Texecom Intruder Alarm and Protect Your Family

When it comes to protecting your family against intruders, there is a range of different alarm manufacturers to choose from. Each time the MDfx team takes on a project, we’ll use our knowledge of different products and recommend the right brand for the job. Texecom is an intruder alarm manufacturer that we’ve recommended many times…

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What Are Smart Windows and How Can They Protect Your Home? 1024 696 Marvin Dudziec
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What Are Smart Windows and How Can They Protect Your Home?

A “smart window” can mean a couple of different things, depending on who you’re talking to. The best thing to do is to break the concept down into the possible different parts of a smart window… Can I get smart locks on my windows? The first is smart locks. Smart locks work the same on…

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Smart Thermostats & Hot Water Timers 150 150 Marvin Dudziec

Smart Thermostats & Hot Water Timers

Smart Thermostats Swapping to a smart thermostat, typically in a hallway, that deals with the whole property temperature will allow you to change the temperature of the house from a smartphone. But it won’t provide much more in the way of energy saving and comfort. Installing a multi-zone smart thermostat system makes a property more…

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