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How You Can Include Lightwave in Your Home Renovations

One of the central goals of renovating any property is to create a home that you love to stay in. As house prices rocket, many people either renovate their existing homes or buy a project house that requires extensive work. With many exciting design trends emerging in 2022, this is an excellent opportunity to explore […] Read

Homebuilding & Renovating Show: The Trends of 2022

The Homebuilding & Renovation Show 2022 brings together companies that specialise in every imaginable aspect of home renovation under one roof – so no wonder it had to be held at the UK’s largest exhibition centre. Every sector was represented, from construction, to home automation to interior design to outdoor leisure. As well as sectors […] Read

What Lightwave Tech To Start With/Where To Start

As smart home technology evolves rapidly, it can be difficult to know where to begin when it comes to the question of where to start building Lightwave technology into your home. The possibilities are endless, and the beauty of intelligent automation is that it can be adapted to a plethora of individual needs. We have […] Read

Fifi McGee Case Study

Fi and Neil McGee were blown away by the potential of creating their ideal smart home when they discovered a character-filled 1930s semi-detached house for sale. It proved to be the perfect blank canvas to combine the generous proportions the property offered with the convenience of Lightwave smart technology to create a modern, light and […] Read

How to build Smart Home Technology into Your New Home

Smart automation allows homeowners to control and communicate with the many elements of their home, including mobile devices, light switches, heating systems, smoke alarms, security systems, and air quality monitors. This works through smartphone apps, voice-activated commands, smart speakers, or central home hub devices. Let’s take the bull by the horns and launch into our […] Read

The Edwardian Renovation (Case Study)

When the owners of a magnificent 120-year-old property discovered Lightwave, they saw the immediate potential of marrying Edwardian charm with modern convenience by incorporating Lightwave smart technology. Looking past the dark wood stairs, the tiny kitchen and the outdated electrics, The Edwardian Renovation was set to be a complete restoration, renovation and extension project. This […] Read

10 Ideas To Start Automating Your Home

Getting started with home automation can be daunting. Whether you’re starting out with a smart speaker or experimenting with your new home system, there are so many options that it can be hard to know where to start! To make it simple, we’ve compiled some of our favourite automations which are quick and easy to […] Read

What is Intelligent Living?

In the last year, smart home aficionados have come across more and more talk about something called Intelligent Living. Experts and industry leaders have been discussing this concept more and more, but it’s not a term that’s worked its way into the consumer lexicon just yet.  So what does Intelligent Living mean, and how can […] Read

Top Tips for Retrofitting Smart Homes

It’s the season for Spring cleaning and home improvements and here at Lightwave, we wanted to share our top tips and tricks for home owners who are considering taking a leap forward into smart home. We often put off starting big jobs as they can seem daunting, messy, and let’s face it, no one wants […] Read

2-way Smart Lighting Guide

Two-way switch lighting simply refers to a lighting circuit, which has more than one switch operating the same lights.  The most common example of this type of switching would be on a staircase, where the user would have a switch at the bottom of the stairs and a switch at the top, both operating the […] Read
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