The Libero electronic and automatic door opener, designed for use with manufacturer Richelieu’s E-Cargo and Euro Cargo waste bin management systems, provides a hands-free opening system for cabinet-integrated waste bins. The low-voltage sensor device can be installed to the bottom of a base cabinet, and secured with only four screws. It is ideal for use with frameless base cabinets, according to the manufacturer, as well as top-mounted waste bins and common bottom drawers. It
A recent report from the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) shows homeowners are increasingly using technology in their kitchen, causing potential ripple effects impacting kitchen design. The report tallied responses from homeowners aged 25-65 planning a kitchen remodel in the next two years. According to the report, the top three areas where consumers seek knowledge from their designers are in smart appliances, Wi-Fi connectivity, and centralized lighting controls.
As with kitchens, designing a new master bathroom — or renovating one that's seen a few years of service — can be among the most challenging and expensive of home projects. Which is why homeowners are often inclined to embrace master bath trends more slowly than they might follow hot home design movements in other parts of the house. The goal is to find a balance that will make a bathroom feel up to date, but also timeless. Here are four current style swings that seem to have
When it comes to technology-based purchases, smart home products are at the top of consumers’ wish lists. Wi-Fi–enabled choices like doorbells, thermostats, cameras, lighting, and locks were the most in-demand tech products last year, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), and their popularity will likely continue to rise. This year, CTA expects sales in this category to increase 41% over 2017 to nearly 41 million units. Production home builders like Lennar,
Users can pair the switch with their iDevices products via Bluetooth. Courtesy iDevicesThe iDevices Instant Switch. iDevices has introduced a remote wireless wall switch that can be used to control iDevices power and lighting products from anywhere in the home via Bluetooth connection. This functionality makes it easier for product owners to control hard-to-reach fixtures, or to control outdoor lighting from the inside. The Instant Switch can be placed anywhere in the user’s