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Retrofit

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 Looking past the dark wood stairs, the tiny kitchen and the outdated electrics, The Edwardian Renovation was set to be a complete restoration, renovation and extension project.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

Why Smart Lighting?

Are smart lights worth it? Lightwave explores reasons why smart lighting is a positive upgrade to make to your home. Find out more about the cost, environmental and health benefits of smart lighting and how you can begin your smart home adventure today. What is smart lighting? The term ‘Smart lighting’ generally refers to a lighting system […] Read

Connecting Your Lightwave Smart Home

Connecting your Lightwave System to your smart speakers is one of the most important parts of setting up your smart home. Read