Smart Home HVAC System

A new startup is making a new smart home HVAC system. The system uses sensor-laden vents in homes that can track and adjust temperature, monitor air quality, and use predictive analytics to anticipate a homeowner’s temperature preferences. The self-installed, app-controlled air vents are loaded with 11 sensors including infrared sensors to track temperature, air quality […]

Top 5 Smart Home Installation Tips

These top 5 smart home installation tips can offer homeowners peace of mind, convenience and efficiency, making it possible to automate systems and equipment ranging from home security to thermostats. With a smartphone acting as a control center, homeowners can remotely monitor video cameras, lock or unlock doors, turn on lights or automatically shut off […]

Small Space Home Design Tips

Decorating a small space can be difficult so we’ve put together these small space home design tips. There is limited floor or wall space to instill much personality or character and there is limited room for any large, bulky elements. While many re-modelers will never take on a job remodeling small spaces like tiny apartments […]

Get Great Results from Your Remodeling Pro

Ever wish there were a way to get great results from your remodeling pro? Turns out, there is! Here’s how to be the kind of client remodeling pros will go out of their way to please. Whether you’re remodeling for your own pleasure or with an eye to a future home sale, your home remodeling […]

Top 5 Popular Home Interior Design Trends

With each new year comes a fresh set of the top 5 popular home interior design trends. And those topping the list this year are sure to inspire homeowners making updates big and small. Here’s a recap of the shows at Design and Construction Week along with what’s up and coming in home improvement. Here’s […]

Best Home Lighting Ideas

To do any type of home lighting right, you will want to start with the basics and then layer on accessory lighting, so the room really pops. Most home designers will use these best home lighting ideas listed below. In addition to layering your lighting, keep scale and size in mind as you select fixtures. […]

Top-Rated Flooring Design Ideas

Become an educated buyer when shopping for flooring with these top-rated flooring design ideas. Don’t rely on big box stores and their associates to provide you with all the information you need. Many times, the products they sell are of lesser quality. To become educated on quality flooring, it’s recommended you go to a reputable […]

How to Create Effective Emergency Evacuation Diagrams

CAD Pro has put together these helpful tips for how to create effective emergency evacuation diagrams. An effective emergency evacuation diagram will ensure facility occupants can quickly and easily get the information they need to evacuate the facility, if required, in the event of an emergency. As an integral part of a property’s Emergency Management […]

Crime Scene Response Guidelines

The purpose of any crime scene investigation is to help establish what happened (crime scene reconstruction) and to identify the suspect(s) and here are some very effective crime scene response guidelines that will assist any investigator in a successful crime scene investigation. This is done by carefully documenting the conditions at a crime scene and […]

How to Create Effective Crime Scene Diagrams

Here are some very helpful tips for how to create effective crime scene diagrams. Properly prepared crime scene layout diagrams are very useful for investigators, attorneys and the courts. An accurate crime scene drawing will help investigators recall details of the crime scene for any court case. CAD Pro’s drafting and design software provides the […]