About Smarter Home Life

Smarter Home Life is your destination for home automation and LED lighting product reviews, industry news, how-to content, Q&As with our audience, and much more. Our content is produced by smart home authority Joe Dugandzic, who has more than 25 years of experience with home automation systems. This site, along with our YouTube channel, showcases the very latest products and news on "The Internet of Things" and the connected home. Keep up with us here at the site, or on Twitter and Facebook. Our mission is to educate the world on the benefits of smart home technology and how to make sense of it all.

Why "smarter home" and not "smart home" ?

The "smart home" has been the dream of many, but the reality of a few, for many years. Once reserved to only geeks who could hack a smart home together or the wealthy who could afford proprietary systems, today the much-hyped smart home essentially available to everyone. But, we're not quite there yet. As consumers bring home connected devices and make adjustments to their web of smart gadgets, their homes become a bit smarter every single day. Smarter Home Life is here to guide consumers on their journey of creating a truly "smart" home.

Joe Dugandzic, "Chief Automation Officer"

Joe Dugandzic, founder of Smarter Home Life

Joe Dugandzic, founder of Smarter Home Life

Joe Dugandzic is the founder of Smarter Home Life and serves as executive producer and editorial director for our content. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, he's been working with lighting and home automation since 1992 and left his enterprise IT and web development career in 2015 to focus on creative work and online content creation. Today, he consults with viewers and the general public on their smart home and lighting projects, around the block and around the world. He's also a marketing and business consultant to companies in the smart home space, and a freelance technology writer. In-between shooting review videos and writing how-to content, you'll find Joe cycling around the Phoenix area, out discovering a new hot spot or coffee house, or binging on Netflix.




Smarter Home Life reaches a diverse, worldwide audience and has worked with well-known brands to introduce their products to our readers and viewers. Interested in a collaboration or sponsorship, shoot us a message below to request our Media Kit!


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