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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Smart Home Pros

There is a vast array of smart home technologies that are in common use today. These technologies work together in harmony to automate your home's basic systems. Some of these systems include electrical, lighting, security and communication. Naturally, as with most technologies, there are a...

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Apple Home Automation via HomeKit

Apple's home automation capabilities are rooted in the tech giants HomeKit technology. Apple's HomeKit is by no means one of the most popular smart home systems. This is especially true when compared to the key players (ie Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant). However, there are...

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Samsung Smart Home Adapter: A Quick Guide

The Samsung Smart Home Adapter is a nifty little device and is part of the Samsung SmartThings ecosystem. It allows you to monitor your Samsung washer and dryer from anywhere via your mobile device. You can also keep tabs on how much time remains on...

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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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