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Which Smart Home Products Should I Invest In?

June 19, 2017

Converting your home into a smart home is a wonderful investment because it will not only make home life easier for the entire family, but also increase your property value. Nowadays, there are so many home automation products available with endless options to choose from. Whether you want to control your lighting at home using a smartphone or add » Read More

Improve Home Security with Home Automation

March 3, 2017

Home security has changed for the better with the integration of home automation systems. There is so much you can do nowadays besides just having a video surveillance system installed in your home. With so many home automation controllers and hundreds of different smart devices available at your disposal, you can literally set up your smart home » Read More

Things Installers Need to Know About Smart Locks

February 17, 2017

Smart locks have become more popular as home automation technology has grown in recent years and dealers should take notice since extra revenue can be gained by simply including connected locks in their home automation offerings. We live in a technological world where old, traditional things of the past such as phones, watches, and homes are now » 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

New: Seco-Larm Enforcer Indoor Proximity Card Reader

November 21, 2014

Seco-Larm has released a snazzy new proximity access control system, now available at Home Controls. You need to check the cool styling on this one! Perfect for securing a home office, commercial office or other important room, the Seco-Larm Enforcer Indoor Proximity Card Reader provides wave-of-a-card entry. To unlock the door, just hold up your » Read More

Kwikset 916 Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt is Here!

November 15, 2014

The Kwikset SmartCode 916 Z-Wave Touchscreen Deadbolt combines all the features of the popular 914 Series deadbolt with a new, capacitive touchscreen keypad for a sleeker appearance and a more modern interface. Designed to allow fast code entry, the touchscreen is exceptionally responsive, detecting every touch. With just the touch of your » Read More