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Smart Home Renovation Books to Transform Your Space



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You’re staying at home more than you ever have, so there’s a good chance you’re getting annoyed by those little and big home renovation projects you’ve put off for years. Now that you have the spare time, it’s the perfect opportunity to transform your home into the oasis you’ve always wanted. The easiest way to do that is look to the experts with a genius home renovation book to guide you along the way.

From TV famous interior designers and home renovators to established pros in the home renovation industry, there are plenty of guidebooks to lead the way. Whether you want to do a mini bathroom renovation or overhaul your entire home, you can achieve any of these projects without the hassle. Ahead, check out the best home renovation books to make your dream home a reality.

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1. Home Body

The obvious top choice, if you’re a Fixer Upper addict, then you must get the star’s home renovation book. Not only is it just simply gorgeous to look at (and a great coffee table book), it’s full of easy-to-do projects that won’t intimidate you. This pro book uses real life examples of the family’s farmhouse that you can recreate at home. You’ll even learn how to sketch your own home design plans.



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Renovation can be a sound strategy for smart investors

Renovation can increase the value of your property investments

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Getting ahead in real estate investments is not just about buying properties – the most strategic move for you may be to improve the value of a property you already own, even your home. If you are happy where you are, renovation can be a sound financial strategy. When you renovate your own home, you win twice – once when you enjoy the benefits of a better home, and once again when you sell the home.

When it comes to resale value, however, not all renovations are created equal.

Let’s look at an example. Suppose you live in a landed property and fancy a hot tub on your back deck, and decide to invest $10,000 or so. Will that add $10,000 to the value of your home? Likely not. The truth is, not everybody wants a hot tub. In fact, somebody bidding on your home might not want to bother with the maintenance, and may be inclined to get rid of it. Their bid, therefore, will not take your investment into account – it might even be seen as a negative.

The lesson here is that when you’re prioritising your renovation, make sure you consider which ones add the most value to your home.

Here are some guidelines for renovations:

  • Chose improvements that are most popular with prospective buyers. Kitchens and bathrooms are at the top of the hit list according to statistics gathered by several agencies.
  • Keep your home in top shape. Homes that are not looked after deteriorate rapidly in value. For private landed properties, a leaky roof, for example, can cause damage to your hardwood floors. Siding that is in bad shape can lead to animals and other pests getting into
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Artificial Intelligence Chipset Market To Exhibit 33.6% CAGR By 2025, To Be Driven By The Rising Number of Smart Homes & Smart

 Artificial Intelligence Chipset Market To Exhibit 33.6% CAGR By 2025, To Be
Driven By The Rising Number of Smart Homes & Smart Cities Projects Globally |
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FELTON, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The global artificial
intelligence chipset market is projected to account for USD 59.2 billion by
2025, according to a new report by Million Insights, and expected to grow with
33.6% CAGR over the forecast period, from 2019 to 2025. Artificial
intelligence chip is a dedicated component used in electronic and smart
devices to run machine learning applications. Additionally, growing a large
amount of data has increased the need for high speed processors and fast
computing. For example, Apple has incorporated a neural engine in A11 Bionic
chip's GPU in order to run third-party applications fast. Rising adoption of
AI technology in smart devices is expected to boost market growth over the
forecast period.

Owing to the growing application of AI technology from smartphones to
automotive industry, the adoption of AI chipsets is increasing extensively. In
addition, growing number of smart homes and smart cities projects across the
globe is widely providing growth opportunities to the AI chipsets market. The
demand for high-speed processors is increasing due to a rise in data
complexity, thereby, expected to drive the artificial intelligence (AI)
chipset market growth over the forecast period.

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The rapid adoption of AI chipset in the consumer electronics industry due to
the growing demand for high-speed processors. Different types of
semiconductors/hardware are being launched by using deep learning and machine
learning in artificial intelligence technology. AI-enabled devices are widely
used across various industries, especially in consumer electronics which is
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The growing adoption of smart homes will be a significant factor in driving the growth of the IP camera market. The increasing number of thefts and burglaries in various countries has boosted the demand for security solutions, such as IP cameras, especially in the residential sector. The installation of IP cameras and smart motion sensors in residential properties will allow homeowners to monitor their homes remotely. Also, smart homes use internet-connected devices for remote monitoring and management of appliances and systems through a smart home application on their smartphone or networked device. The rising adoption of smart homes will further increase the demand for IP cameras as video surveillance and security form an integral part of these homes.

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New York Homeowners: Stay Connected With Smart Kitchen Appliances

Every New York state homeowner wants to use technology to save money and make their home more energy efficient. But a smart home isn’t limited to using devices to control indoor temperature and turn on music. A smart home also has a smart kitchen.

There are many exciting and new appliances on the market to help get you organized and keep your kitchen running smoothly. Here are five appliances that can help you work smarter in the kitchen:

1. Interactive Refrigerators

Manufacturers such as Samsung have developed a smart refrigerator that’s interactive for the entire family. Not only will you be able to keep food cool at just the right temperature, you can keep track of expiry dates. You can also use the LCD screen on the outside of the fridge as a family calendar and message center and to watch the latest episode of your favorite television show.

Another benefit of a smart fridge is that it’s easy to plan meals. You can check the contents of your fridge no matter where you are using the smartphone app, stocking up on ingredients for a meal before you arrive home.

2. Smart Ovens

A smart oven will make your life much simpler. No more opening the oven door to check if chicken is roasted to the right temperature. The oven does it for you! Smart ovens are also great for baking, making it easy for you to control the temperature and achieve perfect results when making pastry and pies. Even better, you can use the smartphone app to control and regulate oven functions when you’re not at home. This means that you can preheat the oven when you’re on the way home, making it faster for you to get dinner on the table.

Do you always forget to put coffee,

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