Overcoming Obstacles 101: A Discussion with Ciera D.

Sit down with Protect America's Ciera D. for five minutes and you’ll walk away feeling like a completely different person. The way she speaks of overcoming adversity and then shifts to listing the things that keep her motivated may, in fact, leave you feeling just...

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The Best Smart Home Security System for 2019

What's the Best Home Security System? The Internet of Things (IoT) has made it easier than ever before to create a smart home. One in which you can remotely control your door locks, lights, and thermostats. You can do all of this from your smartphone...

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Home Automation Companies: 8 That You Need to Know About

The modern home is a smart home thanks to the innovative technologies developed by home automation companies. Whether we're talking about smart door locks and home protection, climate control, or appliances, you can reign over your castle from just about anywhere. Here at Protect America,...

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5 Things to Consider Before Adopting Smart Home Light Switches

One of the best places to start converting your old "dumb" home into a smart home is the lighting. First and foremost, this is a great way to test the waters and see if a smart home is right for you. You can start with...

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What is the Best Home Automation Hub?

Best Overall Home Automation Hub Samsung SmartThings Wi-Fi + Hub The Samsung SmartThings hub is without question the best option when it comes to the best home automation hubs. It is the Swiss Army knife of home automation hubs. The Samsung SmartThings hub not only...

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Best Wireless Home Security Cameras: A Buying Guide

It is simply undeniable that wireless home security cameras are more convenient and flexible than their wired counterparts. Most of our favorite cameras are 100% wire-free. This means they use a Wi-Fi connection and a wireless power source like a battery. That being said, wireless cameras...

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Wink Home Automation: What You Need to Know

Wink prides itself as a provider of home security and home automation. However, before we even start to look into Wink's capabilities, we first need to discuss the Wink Hub 2. Wink's Hub 2 claims to be the "maestro" of your smart home. Furthermore, Wink...

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Home Automation Benefits: A Brief Overview

The benefits associated with home automation tend to fall into one of four categories. The four main categories are savings, safety, convenience, and control. Some consumers also purchase home automation equipment for a greater sense of comfort and better peace of mind. Here's a look...

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Samsung SmartThings: Smart Home Devices Overview

There are three core buzzwords in the tech space today: the Internet of Things (IoT), home automation, and smart homes. You can literally control just about anything from your smartphone now. We're talking everything from light bulbs, thermostats, smart locks, and home security systems. Naturally,...

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Smart Home Locks: A Complete Guide

Smart home door locks are a great place to start if you're considering upgrading your home security. Smart locks provide convenience and an added layer of security. Let's start off by making one thing clear. The main purpose of smart locks it to make things...

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An Intro to Google Smart Home Devices

Google's lineup of smart home devices makes it so you can literally operate your home without lifting a finger. Whether you're whipping up something for dinner or simply playing with the kids, Google's smart home devices have your back. There are a number of smart...

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