Home Automation

Robots in the home, self-cleaning kitchens, smart homes—fifty years ago, these were daydreams and the makings of futuristic stories. Today, they are reality and are available to almost everyone. When it comes to making your home a smart home, there are a million and one things you can do to make home life a little easier. From simply buying light bulbs that can be controlled from your phone to installing a complete home automation system, where everything from your blinds to your doors to your heating and cooling can be controlled from one main panel, creating your smart home can help save you time, energy, and money. Many times, we forget to turn off the bathroom light in the morning, leaving it on all day. We may leave the air running while we’re at work, or turn the heat up too high, leading to high energy bills. But with home automation, these annoyances can be eliminated through a quick press of a button or swipe of a screen. Not only do home automation systems make life easier, they help make it safer. With the technology of today, you can sync your home security system with your home automation system, making access to your monitors and detectors immediate, keeping you and your family safe.


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Burglars are always on the move, learning the latest in security technology in order to get a leg up on the common man. It's an unfortunate reality, but those who currently help keep our homes safe are hard at work on the next revolution that'll help safeguard you and ...

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Today's high-tech world allows home security systems to protect loved ones and possessions, but it also gives more temptation for thieves. The int...

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Empty houses can be prime targets for potential burglars. Luckily, thanks to recently developed remote control apps, homeowners can monitor their home security systems from their mobile phones. Keep an eye on your home There are a number of mobile phone applications on the market that allow...

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In regards to smart home technology, the biggest misconception is that it's only for homeowners. That couldn't be further from the truth! Over the past few years, the smart home marketplace has made great strides to ensure their technology is accessible to everyone. So, why is now a good time for apartment dwellers to ado...

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The holiday season is characterized by friends, family, tradition, love & joy. But it’s also fraught with the felt obligation to buy or make gifts for the many people in your life. Some people are no-brainers when it comes to gifts, but other people might leave you stumped. They seem perfectly content with what th...

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You get a message on your phone that your home security system has been tripped and that there is a possible intruder inside your home. As you stare at your smartphone screen, you feel somewhat immobile as you’re away and unable to defend your home and belongings. However, knowing how to move forward is the best ...

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In today’s world, having a completely digitized home is about as modern as you can get. Because your home is your fortress, you likely want to have complete control over many of the things going on within -...

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Being a parent is no easy task. The dangers your children are subjected to are virtually unlimited, and evolving every day. When it comes to taking care of your most precious assets, no expense should be spared to help you get the job done, and with these tools, you’ll be prepared for any threat, physical or digital. Here...

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Many families with a home security system want to make sure that everything is up-to-date. One way to do this is by implementing newer technology to your already functional system. Our own Security Training Manager, Adam Kiminski, is here with tips for what sorts of additional tech you could add to further protect you and...

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Recently, pet owners have been made aware of the dangers of some of the technology they use to make sure their pets are confined to small areas when the owner is away. These kinds of technologies ...

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When you think of home automation, you might only think about central control hubs that access everything in your home. Perhaps you’re thinking of a system that you run from your smartphone. If you’re limiting home automation to a...

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Every family's home is different from one another, as is every neighborhood. With all the different security gadgets and gizmos on the market, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether or not the security option you've chosen is sufficiently protecting your family. Here's a helpful guide for families wanting to d...

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Home automation helps to make your life easier, and help to save you money in the long run. Smart home technology can, and really should, be run from your smartphone or tablet. If you aren’t using the...

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Despite the name similarities, home security and home automation are not the same thing. Home automation can include home security, but there’s actually much more to it than that. If you’re considering getting a home security system (or updating your current system), you’ll likely hear a lot about home automation. Whi...

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