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The Rise of the Co-Living Industry
15 Mar, 2019   |   Smart Home, Property, Property Developer, Sharing Economy, Co-living

As the sharing economy takes over the real estate industry, communal living is in vogue again; presenting opportunities for individuals and smaller companies alike amidst the nascent co-living movement. ... Read More

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Sustainable & Smart Homes: Trends that will dominate in 2019
11 Feb, 2019   |   Technology, Smart Home

In the face of rapid climate change and diminishing natural resources, every industry under the sun is trying to make amends by adapting and introducing smarter, greener options for contemporary home owners. We are doing our best to reduce our carbon footprint in every step of the production and design process, to opt for durable items that are in line with our long-term needs, and to choose green over nature-harming materials. ... Read More

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igloohome won an iF Design Award 2019 for Smart Padlock
1 Feb, 2019   |   In the Media

Singapore—1 February 2019— igloohome was a winner of this year’s iF DESIGN AWARD, a world-renowned design prize. The winning product, the Smart Padlock, won in the discipline Product, in the Building Technology category. Each year, the world’s oldest independent design organization, Hannover-based iF International Forum Design GmbH, organizes the iF DESIGN AWARD. ... Read More

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Allianz Malaysia partners Singapore-based start-up igloohome to provide homeowners greater peace of mind.
23 Jan, 2019   |   Smart Home, Home Automation, Property

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The Greatest Advantages and Challenges of Living in a Smart House
22 Jan, 2019   |   Smart Home

Our generation lives in a very interesting time when all of our childhood tech fantasies have become a reality. Okay, teleportation is still in the realm of sci-fi, but all things considered, it’s safe to say that with this tempo, we will outpace Star Trek by a couple of centuries. It’s only natural then that this rampant development found a way into our homes and profoundly changed the way we live. So, what does it mean to “live in a smart home”, and are there some things we should beware? Let’s try to find out. ... Read More

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What you should know when choosing door locks
15 Nov, 2018   |   Smart Lock

An appropriately locked door can be a significant consideration as your first line of defense against theft and burglars. Hence, picking the best lock for your home is crucial because its efficiency and quality will compromise your security. ... Read More

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igloohome Wins Inaugural PropertyGuru Tech Innovation Award
14 Nov, 2018   |   News

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5 Furniture Solutions for Small Homes
30 Oct, 2018

Small homes don’t offer lots of space to give you flexibility regarding furniture choices. If your home is tiny, you need to know how to choose furniture for the apartment. First, you must carefully consider and select the appliance that will perfectly fit in your house. If you make a mistake in this step, you may not have the chance of rectifying the error. ... Read More

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Living Tech and the 5 Cs
30 Oct, 2018

During the recent TechSauce Global Summit 2018 in Bangkok, our CEO and co-founder Anthony Chow was invited to speak on a panel with the Chief Innovation Officer from Ananda, Dr Yong Chern Chet. The topic was something that was pretty new to the audience: Demystifying living tech - just Uber for X, Airbnb for Y, and a ton of apps? ... Read More

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Protect Your Short-Term Vacation Rental Home
30 Oct, 2018


Horror stories about guests throwing wild parties and trashing the vacation rental property in the process have been doing the rounds on social media. It comes as no real surprise that some hosts are contemplating whether or not the additional income that they are generating is really worth the possible risks. Hosts, don’t despair! Luckily there is a list of things that you can do to protect your property. ... Read More

igloohome partners up with BookingSync
19 Sep, 2018   |   News, In the Media

igloohome is now an official partner of BookingSync, a vacation rental management platform, and is integrated to automate check-in processes for both hosts and guests. ... Read More

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The First Things You Should Do To Secure Your New House
13 Sep, 2018

You've just purchased your dream house and life is good. You're looking forward to many happy years within those walls and in your yard. You are on top of the world and you should be. Purchasing a home is one of life's precious milestones. ... Read More

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Smart Gadgets for the Elderly
6 Sep, 2018   |   Technology, Smart Home, Home Automation, Smart Lock, Smart Mortise

An ageing population is not uncommon in a number of developed countries around the world. ... Read More

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Why are people choosing digital door locks?
30 Aug, 2018   |   Digital Lock

Digital door locks and smart locks have been catching on in Singapore and around the world. Having to stop, find the right key and stick it in the door lock is not a difficult task; but it's also inconvenient when you're in a rush to enter or exit a space. ... Read More

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Using the igloohome Smart Deadbolt & Smart Mortise
29 Aug, 2018   |   How it Works, Smart Deadbolt, Smart Mortise

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The igloohome smart locks & lockboxes help people manage their homes and properties via time-sensitive PIN codes and Bluetooth keys. The smart lock line includes the Smart Deadbolt and Smart Mortise, designed for granting access to guests remotely. If you've gotten our locks or want to know more on how to use the Smart Deadbolt & Smart Mortise, just read on! ... Read More