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The importance of your family’s security cannot be overstated. For this reason, Home Controls offers a comprehensive collection of wired and wireless home security systems, including professional-grade security controllers, do-it-yourself security options, video surveillance, access controls, stand-alone alert products – plus all the accessories you need to protect your family and home.

Use Home Automation to Check On Your Kids

April 2, 2018

Besides making life easier and more secure at home, smart automation and security devices can also be used to help keep tabs on your kids. There are many parents, both single and married, that have to work full-time jobs and can’t always be home at the same time their kids are home, especially after school. Nowadays, many parents rely on using » Read More

Optimal Locations for Home Security Cameras

January 5, 2018

We will never be able to predict exactly how or when a burglary will take place. However, we can take preventative actions to avoid or minimize losses from these home invasions by adding security devices to protect our homes. Security cameras are one of the most important home break-in deterrents available and can also provide important video » Read More

Smart Door Locks: Easy, Secure, and No Keys Necessary!

December 7, 2017

No House Key? No problem! Use a Smart Door Lock! What if you didn’t have to carry a house key on your key ring? What if you could have your front door unlock automatically as you drive up to your home? What if you could send an access code to the lock to let someone in your home for a service call or for an emergency? What if every member of » Read More

Home Automation in the Summer

June 26, 2017

Use home automation to help make the summer season a whole lot easier. Besides bringing blue skies and sunny days, summer is also responsible for increasing the activity around your home because it’s the time of year when the kids are out of school, the days are hotter, pool parties are being planned, and families get to go on their summer » Read More

ZipaTile: All-In-One Smart Home Hub

May 26, 2017

Now you can put a large variety of smart home functions into your home in a very simple, all inclusive and inexpensive way. To this end, the Zipato ZipaTile is a great solution! The Zipato ZipaTile is more than just a smart home hub. It’s a complete, all-in-one smart home controller that can easily replace other home devices such as a security » Read More

NVR vs DVR Surveillance Systems: What’s the Difference?

April 6, 2017

When it comes to setting up a video surveillance system for your home or office, you’ll need to decide on what type of system to use: NVR or DVR? Which is better, or more importantly, which system is better suited for your needs? Both types of systems pretty much provide the same thing – a video recording of an observed area – but » Read More

New Internet Video Door Answering Options

March 31, 2017

As fast as ideas are coming, new devices are coming equally as fast. The topic of Internet-enabled Video Door Answering devices is one that is very active and new products are coming out monthly, sometimes weekly. The sensation started, in earnest, with the Ring, a simple, easy-to-install device that mounts near your front door, connects to your » Read More