Dan DiClerico

HomeAdvisor Smart Home Strategist and Home Expert

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Dan DiClerico is an experienced speaker and thought leader in the real estate, remodeling and home product space. DiClerico joined HomeAdvisor in 2017 as the company’s smart home strategist, overseeing all content related to smart homes and the internet of things.

Prior to joining HomeAdvisor, DiClerico was the senior home editor of Consumer Reports, where he produced award-winning content on real estate, remodeling and other topics. He was also the senior associate editor of Martha Stewart Living and the associate editor of This Old House. DiClerico is a versatile spokesperson who has been featured on CBS This Morning, Fox News, The Today Show and Wall Street Journal Live. DiClerico has also written and contributed to numerous books, including “The Just Right Home” (Workman, 2013), which he co-authored with Marianne Cusato.

 

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How to Choose the Best Smart Smoke Alarm

The market for smart smoke alarms, like so many smart home products, has gotten red hot. Competition is good for consumers, since it forces manufacturers to improve and innovate, while keeping costs in check. But the more models on the market, the harder it is to comparison shop. We’ve got you covered with this comprehensive…

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Get Smart: This Smart Vent CEO Wants Homeowners to Keep Their Cool

Every home seems to have one—the room or area that’s always ten degrees warmer or colder than the rest of the house. Besides making living spaces uncomfortable, these temperature variations can really drive up energy costs. Flair, a San Francisco start up, recently launched a suite of smart home products that could solve the climate…

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Why ‘Do It For Me’ is Defining the Smart Home Market

July 13, 2017 With all the talk of the “dawn of the smart home,” you might think the technology is only a few years old. In fact, it’s been around since at least 1984, the year the National Association of Home Builders formed a “Smart House” task group to explore ways to integrate technology into…

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3 Smart Cooking Gadgets to Make Your Next Cookout a Success

June 27, 2017 Grilling is the hassle-free way to entertain. Minimal prep work, no messy pans to clean, plus you can keep the fire going throughout the day, as guests come and go. But planning a blowout barbecue can turn into a real pressure cooker, with all those mouths to feed. That’s especially true if…

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Last-minute Smart Home Gifts for Father’s Day

June 15, 2017 What to give the dad who has it all this year for Father’s Day? Chances are he’ll be surprised—and stoked—by some of the latest and greatest smart home products. The category has grown red hot and is brimming with connected devices that deliver a range of benefits dad will appreciate, whether it’s…

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Smart Home Products that Keep your Home and Family Safe

The latest in smart home technology lets you give your home’s security a major overhaul for only a few hundred dollars. Here are three security-boosting devices perfect for you home. Extended Version: Your home is a sanctuary, but it’s also an accident waiting to happen. In fact, more than 28 million Americans end up in…

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3 Smart Home Hacks to Help Your Health

Professional athletes have long relied on technology and data analysis to reach peak performance. Think of the Olympic swimmer using motion tracking systems and underwater cameras to maximize his kick movement. You might not be training for gold, but today’s technology can have a positive health impact by making you aware of what’s happening inside…

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Top 5 Smart Home Trends for 2017

June 5, 2017 If you want to know the future of the smart home, a nondescript hotel on a lonely stretch of highway near San Francisco International Airport might not be the first place you’d look. Unless, that is, said hotel was the scene of CONNECTIONS, an annual gathering of industry’s insiders and influencers that’s…

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3 Smart Kitchen Gadgets to Take the Guesswork Out of Cooking

March 20, 2017 If you’re a whiz in the kitchen, you might dismiss the latest smart kitchen technologies as more dumbing down of the American cook. It’s true, mastering essential cooking skills is the best way to eat and drink well at home, whether for pan-seared scallops, a perfectly blended vinaigrette, or a cup of…

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7 Smart Home Products You Have to (Not) See to Believe

March 17, 2017 The Architectural Digest Design Show, which runs from March 16-19 in New York City, has always been about smart design. More and more, it’s about smart technology as well. You wouldn’t know that just from walking the floor, however. That’s because the technology has become pretty much invisible, allowing the allure of the…

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