Value of a Home Security System: Is it Worth It?

This may come as a surprise, but a home security system is an investment. As with any investment, it's important to determine the return on investment (ROI) that you will likely receive. There are a few ways you can go about figuring out the value...

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Best Smart Home Systems for a Connected Home

From smart light bulbs and thermostats that think for themselves, home automation today can appear awfully sophisticated. The mixture of devices and apps are definitely a messy beast. Furthermore, installing the equipment is only half the battle. Getting it to work together smoothly and with...

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Fall Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

As the air begins to cool down and leaves fall from trees, it's officially the fall season. With adequate precautions & safety awareness, your family can enjoy the crisp autumn weather while avoiding some of the dangers that come with the season. Here are a...

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6 Tips to Help Prevent Auto Theft

One of the most frustrating experiences is the "smash-and-grab" car break-in. It is also one of the most common forms of larceny in the United States. This is an extremely infuriating experience even if they don't steal your entire car. The process of having to...

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Home Automation for Seniors: How Can It Simplify Everyday Life?

Today's modern home automation tools are extremely easy to implement in most environments. Many devices include step-by-step guidance with customer service if you need additional support. There are hundreds of various home automation products available on the market. However, there are five core elements that...

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Back to School Smart Devices for Work & Play

It doesn't matter if your a freshman or a seasoned veteran, knowing what to pack for the term can be a big deal. This is especially true when you're getting ready to head off to college or university. Technology is by no means a new...

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Install a Home Security System: 10 Reasons to Make It Happen Today

Installing a home security system may seem like a costly investment. However, not installing one could end up costing you even more. The following are ten reasons why you should invest in a home security system or upgrade your existing home alarm system today. 1.)...

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Alexa Skills You Need to Know About

Amazon's virtual assistant, which is commonly known simply as Alexa, is a very powerful tool. She can stream music, control your smart gadgets, order merchandise from Amazon and even integrate with If This Then That (IFTT). These skills alone are rather impressive. However, she is capable...

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Home Automation Advantages: 7 Perks Worth Noting

If there was ever any doubt, we currently live in the gilded age of technology. One such element of the current age of technology the plethora of home automation advantages. Over the course of the past few decades, we've evolved from corded phones for the...

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Smart Home Ideas: Security & Safety Edition

What is a Smart Home? In the most basic sense, a smart home is a home with electronic devices that can be controlled remotely. A genuine smart home uses Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or other similar technology to control many of the utilities and appliances in your...

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Home Lighting Automation Guide

Home lighting automation doesn't have to be complicated. There are many ways to set up automated lighting. However, the gear used is typically very straight forward. The correct technology and understanding a few key elements can make the installation of these systems a total breeze....

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