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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

Where Burglars Most Commonly Break Into Homes

November 11, 2016

Feeling safe with the assurance that our personal belongings are secure in our homes may be something we rarely think about. When we leave our homes, we tend to focus only on locking the front door, while forgetting at times that windows are left open, garage and back doors are left unlocked, and the trees and bushes along the house have not been » Read More

How ABB Welcome Changed U.S. Home Intercoms & Security

October 19, 2016

When the ABB Welcome Door Entry System was introduced to the United States earlier this year, Home Controls and installers-in-the-know could already feel that U.S homeowners were in for a real treat. Now that months have passed, we know this feeling wasn’t just wishful thinking. ABB Welcome has changed the U.S. market for home intercoms and » Read More

Kisi Commands Your Access Control Systems

October 5, 2016

So you’ve added that electronic door lock, wireless video doorbell, and garage door opener to your home security system. You have your numeric passcode written down and memorized, your garage door remote on your keychain, and your video doorbell’s app on your smartphone. Despite having created an airtight access control system, » Read More

Save 15%: Simply Automated Lighting Control Sale

October 1, 2016

Now is the time to start building or expanding your smart home lighting control system! Home Controls and Simply Automated have teamed up to offer great savings on Simply Automated’s lighting control products. Through November, enjoy a 15% discount on every Simply Automated product available at Home Controls, including standard UPB » Read More