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I want to control lights and/or thermostat with my phone, from anywhere.

It seems like all the home automation device/app combos allow me to only control my lights or devices while inside my house where, you know, I can actually just walk over to them and turn them on and off already. [more inside]
posted by sandra_s on Sep 12, 2013 - 11 answers

Rented carpet cleaner seems to have killed a bunch of outlets/lights in my house. Any ideas?

Rented carpet cleaner seems to have killed a bunch of outlets/lights in my house. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by wongcorgi on Jun 26, 2012 - 6 answers

Identifying odd home artifacts and features

Antiques Metafiltershow: Can you help me identify any of these wild, weird, artsy household features? [more inside]
posted by raztaj on Dec 13, 2011 - 4 answers

Holiday lights: hang 'em high!

How can I conveniently and safely affix a string of Christmas lights to the edge of a second-story roof? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Nov 5, 2009 - 6 answers

How to handle vapor barrier around electrical boxes?

How do I seal holes in the vapor barrier around electrical wires? [more inside]
posted by GuyZero on Jul 16, 2006 - 10 answers

My X10 switches are flaky

I have a number of X10 switches controlling lights throughout my apartment. I have a number of problems with them... [more inside]
posted by Caviar on Feb 22, 2005 - 9 answers

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