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.


Smart door locks are an important part of home automation projects. Find out what you need to know....

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The purpose of the ADT Pulse home security app is to make your life easier. As we see advancements in smart home technology, it makes perfect sense that we should also see this extend to home security as well. Enter ADT Pulse....

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Home automation. Those words do not merely encompass the crazy, futuristic capabilities of some of the amazing inventions coming down the road in 2017. According to CNET, “2017 is going to be a big year for smart homes.” And frankly, it’s difficult to disagree with them....

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Home security systems are tailored to your individual needs. Like that perfect t-shirt or favorite pair of shoes, the right home security system just FITS. How much does this cost? Well, that depends on several factors....

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If you are into the latest and greatest in tech, there is no greater exhibition than the CES (Consumer Electronics Show). CES 2017 was hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada from January 5 to 8, 2017. In true Vegas fashion, the show was no disappointment. Amidst the masses of autonomous robots and conversational kitchen appliances, one trend definitely emerged, the smart home....

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For families that appreciate today’s smart home features, security cameras can seem like a no-brainer. After all, security cameras can help identify would-be intruders at your door, give you peace of mind when a babysitter is watching your kids and help you keep an eye on pets while you’re away from home....

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Once prohibitively expensive, security cameras have become a common component of today’s home security systems. While early camera systems were only operational via a full-scale CCTV system, the latest cameras come in a range of shapes and sizes and can be made operational in virtually any room in your home. ...

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Gone are the days of wires tangled haphazardly in hidden places. Wireless is now the way to go, and the number of wires in homes has decreased significantly. Some folks remain skeptical about the wireless life, but there’s one thing that’s for certain: wireless security is the next big thing and it’s here to stay. Wit...

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As a landlord with multiple properties to oversee, you may feel overwhelmed at times with the many responsibilities on your plate. Plus, it’s tough to know what you can and can’t control. That’s when you should start thinking about ut...

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Living in an apartment has a host of advantages; one being that your apartment building may already have some type of security system installed. However, sometimes the building’s security system isn’t enough. Apartment security is fairly straightforward, but that...

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