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Ask the Experts: Antennas

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Did you know antennas have a higher visual and audio quality than cable or satellite? After you choose to cut the cord, the next thing to determine is how to set up your HD antenna to receive the best signal for the best picture possible. Without a cable service representative coming to the house to set up your home entertainment for you, questions can quickly arise in a DIY setting. We talked with our antenna experts here at Jasco and asked them all the questions you will need to know in "Ask the Experts — Antennas edition.”

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Topics: Q&A, Cutting the Cord

Enbrighten Landscape Lights: Which Do You Need and Why?

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Enbrighten Landscape Lights and Enbrighten Mini Landscape Lights are newer to the outdoor lighting scene but quickly winning over the hearts of home enthusiasts everywhere with their abundant color-changing effects, high quality design and versatile functionality. However, for the ones who haven't jumped aboard the quick and easy DIY landscape lighting project yet, how do you know which to choose? We've laid out the similarities and differences of both sets of Enbrighten Landscape Lights below to help you in your decision making and determine which landscape lights are better for you. 

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home

5 Ways Bloggers Have Used Cordinate Products to Organize Their Life

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Tidying up and keeping things in order is an everyday goal but more often than not, the chaos of the week leaves organization tasks for another day. Jasco partnered with some incredible bloggers and had them try out our favoriteCordinate Extension Cords to see how one item could help improve their coordination at work and in their homes. Whether it's juggling family needs, coming up with ideas and creating content or meeting deadlines, these full-time bloggers are actively hustling around daily to get things done. Here’s 5 unique ways each of the bloggers used the decorative extension cords to quickly organize their individual spaces.

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Topics: Around the Home, Power

4 Hacks to Make Your Workspace More Productive

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According to a Gallup study on Americans in the workplace, 51% of Americans aren’t engaged at work while 16% of those are “actively disengaged,” resenting heading to work on a daily basis. That’s entirely too much time to not be happy in your workspace, your "home away from home" for most of the day.

So, how do you brighten your day? Your physical workspace plays a big role. Adding some office decor and organization could be your key to this mental shift in thinking so you can stay motivated.

Here are a few ways we’ve beaten the statistics and created an inspiring environment for ourselves that brings satisfaction and increases productivity in the workplace.

 

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Topics: LED Lighting, How To, Around the Home

4 Easy Hacks to Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

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The beginning of the year is a time for many people to self-reflect and be encouraged to make positive changes in their lives. However, did you know the U.S. News and World Report found that 80% of New Year's Resolutions fail by February. One of the most common reasons why resolutions fail are simply because people feel overwhelmed with the change they are trying to make, according to Psychology Today.

But here's the good news. It is still possible to keep those resolutions going strong by focusing on easy areas to start and establishing small goals. This will make change seem more manageable and you'll be surprised how a few small changes can make a big difference in your life.

Some of the most popular resolutions of getting more exercise, improving health, saving more money and getting organized can be achieved with these 4 easy hacks to keeping your new year's resolution.

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Our Most Popular Blog Posts You Never Meant to Miss

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It can be challenging to keep up with new content online and products on the market, especially those within technology and its ever-evolving ways. Through our blog, we connect you with highlights and exciting news along the way. This year we launched new variations of popular lighting and devices like Enbrighten Color Changing Landscape Lights all the way to completely new ecosystems like myTouchSmart Wi-Fi Smart Controls and much more. We've recapped below some of Jasco's best news and helpful information from this year with our most popular blog posts you never meant to miss.

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Topics: Insider, News

What You Need to Know to Start Controlling Your Home with the myTouchSmart App

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Life is complicated. Your smart home doesn't need to be. That's where our newest line of myTouchSmart Wi-Fi smart home products come in. This new line makes it easy for you to automate your lighting and small appliances from anywhere to be on or off when you need them most. Ranging from smart plugs to smart switches and outlets, these products redefine the means of easy living through an intuitive app that brings control to your fingertips.

Still not sure how it all works? We've laid out how Wi-Fi smart products make your home smarter. Here's everything you need to know to start controlling your home with myTouchSmart.

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Topics: Smart Home, Around the Home

Our Favorite Café Lighting Fall Trends You Need to Know About

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As soon as the first leaf falls, Americans all over the nation jump with joy. The autumn season brings a few associated favorites that get everyone in the spirit whether that be football, Halloween, comfy sweaters, pumpkin spiced lattes or hearty comfort food! One thing is for sure no matter what you are into, fall is a season to get excited about. The weather cools down tremendously, activities become more casual and cozy and the speed of summer slows down into fall. As nature transitions into the new season with changing colors, so too can your décor.
 
There's no need to purchase all new design either. Those string lights you hung up earlier in the year are perfect for fall and winter too! We've rounded up some of our favorite trends for fall using Enbrighten Color Changing Café Lights- a key transitional piece to every home that can be used for any season. 

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Topics: LED Lighting, Around the Home

5 Reasons You Need Outdoor Security Lights Around Your Home

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Security lighting is a necessity for every home! We have all seen outdoor lighting down the streets of our hometowns, around restaurants, social gathering places and within our neighborhoods. But aside from the simple fact that this helps you see your surroundings when the day turns to night, why else do we need security lights?

Security lighting is a multi-purpose purchase that pays off in several beneficial ways. Here are the top reasons why you need to have security lights around your home.

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The Dos and Don'ts of Landscape Lighting

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 While it might come as second nature to have appreciation for design, knowing how to lay it out yourself may come as more of a challenge. In a time where teaching yourself comes as easily as typing what you want to know into a search bar on the internet, we believe everyone has the potential to be their own DIY expert.

This resource guide considers the do's and don'ts of your landscape lighting so you'll be equipped with the know-how to create a beautiful, eye-catching outdoor landscape that you can appreciate forever in a one-time effort.

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Topics: LED Lighting, How To