Cellular Monitoring: Secure Your Home Without a Home Phone Line

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It’s fascinating to watch TV crime shows, both to see what the producers get right and what they completely misrepresent.  Take professional thieves, for example.  How often are they shown cutting holes in glass, stepping over laser beams, and sliding down ropes to foil an alarm system?  In real life, their tactics are far more simple.  They usually begin with … Read More

Wireless Home Automation: Not Just For Security!

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Mention the term “wireless home automation” and the thought of security automatically comes to most people’s minds.  While it’s true that this marvelous technology has kept millions of homeowners safe from burglars and other home invaders, it offers many other benefits as well.   Comfort and convenience – It’s amazing how many things must be done on a daily basis … Read More

Benefits of Using Smart Locks

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Does this sound like something that has happened to you?  You arrive home after an exhausting day at work, ready to prop your feet up and relax for a while.  When you get to the front door, you reach for your house keys, only to realize that they’re not in your pocket, and you have no idea where you might … Read More

How Much Can You Save With Energy-Saving Thermostats?

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One of the most common pieces of advice for those trying to save money is to use energy- saving thermostats.  Recent studies call into doubt the wisdom of this practice, however.  So, what’s the truth?  Let’s look at the facts:   Almost 50% of the typical home’s energy usage is due to heating and cooling costs. Much of this is … Read More

How Energy-Saving Thermostats Can Benefit You

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It’s no secret that energy costs are soaring.  Drivers are reminded of this every time they fill up.  However, just as real as the rising price of gasoline is the increasing expense of keeping one’s home at the right temperature.  Fortunately, energy-saving thermostats can cut your bills by as much as 50%, without causing you to sacrifice one moment of … Read More

Why Choose Wireless Home Automation

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Wireless home automation is providing homeowners across the world with new levels of comfort, security, and convenience, all while helping to save money on utility bills.  Despite this fact, many people haven’t yet heard of the many advantages of having an automated system installed.  These include:   Added safety and security – A home automation unit can turn on security … Read More

What You Should Know About Home Control Systems

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As long as human beings have lived in homes, they have sought ways to make their dwellings more safe, convenient, and comfortable.  Untold thousands of years ago, ancient people created the first climate control system by building fires at the entrances to their caves.  During the days of the Roman Empire, formal dining rooms, indoor plumbing, and central heating systems … Read More