What transformer should I use with The Ring Doorbell 2?

What transformer should I use with The Ring Doorbell 2?

Learn what doorbell transformers you can use that are compatible with the Ring Doorbell 2. We teach you what you need to know to identify the voltage of your existing doorbell transformer and what tools to use to upgrade your transformer to be compatible with the Ring Video Doorbell 2. The Ring Video Doorbell 2 can work on it’s internal batteries for up to 6 months or if you want to hardwire the Ring Doorbell you won’t need to change the batteries and it will make the Ring Video Doorbell 2 more reliable. To provide enough power for the Ring Doorbell 2 the transformer needs to supply between 16-24V AC to function properly. Depending on your existing doorbell setup you will need to upgrade to a 16V-30VA transformer or a 24V-40VA transformer for the Ring Doorbell 2. We cover everything you need to know to find the right transformer for your Ring Doorbell 2. www.onehoursmarthome.com

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Do nest cameras work with Alexa?

Do nest cameras work with Alexa?

Does Alexa work with nest wifi cameras? Yes, Both the Echo Show & Echo Spot work with all nest wifi cameras. We show you how you can connect your nest wifi cameras to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the nest cameras and review other smart wifi cameras that work with Alexa.

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How Long Do The Batteries Last In The Nest x Yale Smart Lock?

How Long Do The Batteries Last In The Nest x Yale Smart Lock?

How long will the batteries last on your Nest x Yale lock? When should you replace the batteries on your Nest x Yale Lock? We cover how long the batteries have lasted for us in our testing of the nest smart lock and what type of batteries you can use to replace the existing batteries in the Nest x Yale lock. We cover an option for using rechargeable batteries in the nest lock and what you can do if your lock batteries die and you are locked out of your house. We also cover how to change your batteries in your Nest x Yale Lock.

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Nest vs Nest E the Smart Thermostat Showdown.

Nest vs Nest E  the Smart Thermostat Showdown.

We review the features of the Nest vs Nest E thermostat to help you decide which smart thermostat is best for you. The Nest Thermostat Generation 3 has more features and a higher end design than the Nest E thermostat. The Nest E still gets the job done but does not have the same high end look as the Nest Gen 3 thermostat. The Nest E is a lower cost vs the Nest Generation 3 thermostat and will still save you energy but do the cost savings justify the plastic design vs the smooth polished high end metal design of the Nest Generation 3 Thermostat.

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Does the nest thermostat work with google home?

Does the nest thermostat work with google home?

Does Google Home work with the nest thermostat? Yes, Google Home works with the nest thermostat to provide full voice control of your nest thermostat. With your google home connected to your nest thermostat you set the temperature or change between heating and cooling modes. We teach you how to set up Google Home to control your nest thermostat with your voice. We also teach you the best voice commands for google home to control your nest thermostat. Google Home control works with all Google Home products including the google home mini smart speaker.

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Does the nest thermostat generation 2 work with Alexa?

Does the nest thermostat generation 2 work with Alexa?

Does Alexa work with the nest generation 2 thermostat? Yes, the nest gen 2 thermostat does work with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. We teach you how to set up the nest thermostat to work with Amazon Alexa so you can have full voice control of your smart thermostat. We also teach you the best Amazon Alexa commands to control your nest generation 2 thermostat.

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Does the nest thermostat generation 3 work with Alexa?

Does the nest thermostat generation 3 work with Alexa?

Does Alexa work with the nest generation 3 thermostat? Yes, the nest thermostat does work with Amazon Alexa & Google Home. We teach you how to set up the nest thermostat to work with Amazon Alexa so you can have full voice control of your smart thermostat. We also teach you the best Amazon Alexa commands to control your nest generation 3 thermostat.

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How should you wire your new home for a Smart Thermostat?

How should you wire your new home for a Smart Thermostat?

What wire should you use for your new home to ensure that it will work with the nest thermostat, ecobee thermostats or other smart thermostats? If you are wiring a new home you should always use at least 5 wires if you have a standard HVAC system and 8 wires if you have a heat pump or multi stage heating and cooling. Smart thermostats like the nest thermostat should be wired with 5 wires to ensure that they have constant power to provide the best connection and best thermostat functionality. If you are wiring a new home and your HVAC contractor or Electrician is unsure of how many wires to use, make sure you use the 8 strand wire we recommend in our post to ensure your new home is compatible with a smart thermostat.

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Does the nest X yale lock work with Amazon Alexa?

Does the nest X yale lock work with Amazon Alexa?

Does the nest smart lock work with alexa? No, the nest x yale smart lock does not currently work with Alexa, but the google home mini does allow for full voice command control of the nest x yale smart lock. We cover all of the nest devices you can connect to alexa and what nest devices don’t work with amazon alexa. Currently the nest thermostat, nest cameras and nest smart doorbell all work with amazon alexa. The nest protect smoke detectors, and nest security system don’t work with alexa.

If you want to have voice control of your nest x yale smart lock you will need to use either a google home device or you can download the google assistant app on your phone for full voice control of the nest x yale smart lock. With voice commands you can lock your nest smart lock or check to see if the nest lock is unlocked or locked.

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How to control your nest smart lock with voice using google home.

How to control your nest smart lock with voice using google home.

How to control your nest smart lock with voice, using google home and google assistant. We teach you how to set up and control your nest x yale smart lock using voice commands and a google home or google home mini device. If you have a nest smart lock you can follow the the simple formula we provide to lock your front door with your voice. We also provide a video guide showing you how to connect the nest smart lock to google voice. Even if you don’t have a google home mini you can still set up your nest x yale smart lock to be controlled with voice using google assistant on your smart home. With our guide you will learn how to set up the nest smart lock so you can say “Ok, google lock my door” and like magic you nest smart lock will engage and lock with just the sound of your voice.

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What transformer should I use with The Ring Doorbell Pro?

What transformer should I use with The Ring Doorbell Pro?

Learn what transformers you can use that are compatible with the Ring Pro Video Doorbell. We teach you what you need to know to identify the voltage of your existing doorbell transformer and what tools to use to upgrade your transformer to be compatible with the Ring Pro Doorbell. The Ring Pro Doorbell requires that the transformer supply between 16-24V AC to function properly. Depending on your existing doorbell setup you will need to upgrade to a 16V-30VA transformer or a 24V-40VA transformer for the Ring Doorbell Pro. www.onehoursmarthome.com

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Does Alexa work with the nest hello doorbell?

Does Alexa work with the nest hello doorbell?

Does Alexa work with the nest hello smart video doorbell? Yes and No. We show you how you can connect your nest hello smart video doorbell to any Amazon Alexa device that has a screen. We also teach you what the Amazon Alexa can do with the nest hello video doorbell and what it can’t do with the Amazon Alexa. There is an alternative you can connect your google home mini to the nest hello if you want to use your google home mini as a chime for your nest doorbell.

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What smart home automation devices do I have in my smart home?

What smart home automation devices do I have in my smart home?

What smart home devices do I have in my smart home? What smart home devices do I recommend to automate your home and life? I give you the gritty details of all the smart devices I’ve loaded up my home with that have stood the test of time.

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What is the best WiFi router to use with nest?

What is the best WiFi router to use with nest?

What is the best WiFi router to use with nest devices? Everyone wants fast reliable WiFi and with more home connected devices on home networks than ever before it’s important to have a system that works, is easy to set up and will be reliable. We provide our recommendation on the best WiFi system to use for your home and with internet connected devices such as the nest hello video doorbell, nest outdoor cameras and the nest IQ camera.

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Can I Plug In My Nest Outdoor Camera Outside?

Can I Plug In My Nest Outdoor Camera Outside?

Can I plug my nest outdoor camera in to an outlet outside? How should I plug my nest camera? We describe the best way to protect your nest outdoor camera from the elements and prevent premature failure of the product. We show you two out door outlet covers we recommend you use when installing a nest outdoor camera. Make sure you install an outdoor rated enclosure for your nest camera to prevent expensive electrical damage to your nest or wired outlet.

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Does the nest thermostat work well for people who travel?

Does the nest thermostat work well for people who travel?

Yes, it works great! The nest thermostat has a motion sensor in it that helps detect when you are home and turn the thermostat down accordingly to save you energy. You can also manually set the thermostat to away from the thermostat or from your smart phone, you don't really need to do this though because the Nest will automatically figure out that you are gone and adjust your temperature settings to save you energy and money.  On the app it lets you know that you have been saving energy while away with a logo of a house and a man walking out the door as shown in the screenshot below. With new upgrades to the app the nest also uses your GPS position to help make the home/away mode more accurate. 

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