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Jeff Deitz

Jeff Deitz is a trained Mechanical and Systems Engineer but underwent a career change a decade ago to pursue a career in aviation. Jeff is now a professional helicopter pilot and currently pilots one of the media helicopters in the Boston market. Jeff has a hard time paying someone to do something when he can learn about it and do it himself. He takes that DIY obsession across many disciplines and when not chasing his toddler around can usually be found on his tractor tending to his property or integrating the newest smart home products into his Concord home. Jeff is currently the Concord Carpenter electronics expert.

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Sense Home Energy Monitor

By Jeff Deitz

Sense Energy Monitor Review Smart homes run on smart devices powered by electricity.  Perhaps the smartest smart device in my home is the Sense Home Energy Monitor.  I have had a Sense energy monitor installed and running in my home for several month now and it has given me fantastic insight into the energy consumption…

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Gearwrench Flex Head Electronic Torque Wrench

By Jeff Deitz

Gearwrench 3/8’ Flex Head Electronic Torque Wrench Model 85078 Review In recent years I’ve elected to DIY as much of my own car maintenance as possible.  With the addition of a small compact tractor to those responsibilities, the list of routine maintenance tasks is ever growing. One item in my toolbox that was sorely missing was…

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Delaney ZW300 Touchscreen Smartlock 

By Jeff Deitz

Delaney ZW300 Smartlock Install and Review Perhaps one of the most frequently used yet overlooked devices in the home today is the front door and its accompanying locks. The modern cylinder pin tumbler locks found in most homes have their origins dating back over 4000’ years.  While the locking mechanisms themselves have seen only minor changes…

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Streamlabs Smart Home Water Monitor

By Jeff Deitz

Monitoring Home Water Consumption ~ By Jeff Deitz These days smart products and monitors can be found in every corner of the home. Its now possible to control almost any item in your home that has a button from your smartphone. I find myself controlling lights, monitoring security cameras and opening garage doors all from…

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