‘It's good for the environment and saves me money': welcome to my smart home
7 days ago - By The Guardian
Chris Fletcher has turned his traditional period property into a futuristic smart home. Emma Sheppard finds out how he did it - and how you can too When Chris Fletcher and his wife, Angela, moved into their home in Hornsea on the Yorkshire coast he only had one concern - and it wasn't the decor or making the most of the stunning period features. “All I was interested in was whether I could add some low-voltage wiring in for my smart devices,” he says. And so began his 10-year mission to bring their 100-year-old mid-terrace property “to life”. According to a 2019 survey , there are now 15m...
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