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Inexpensive Ways to Simplify Life with Smart Technology

April 14, 2017

Turning your home into a smart home using inexpensive devices is a wonderful way to help simplify your life. Nowadays, there are more DIY home automation systems available than there were in the past that are affordable, easy to install, and simple to monitor. Just about any tech-savvy homeowner can convert their home into a place where lights, » Read More

34% Off: Zipato Z-Wave RGBW LED Light Bulb

March 10, 2017

The Zipato Z-Wave RGBW LED Light Bulb is now 34% off at Home Controls. Shop now before our inventory runs out! This dimmable Z-Wave bulb features five adjustable color channels (Red, Green, Blue, Warm White, and Cold White) so you can create thousands of different colors for various lighting events in your system. Have the bulb glow red when a » Read More

Great Lighting Scenes for Home Automation

February 21, 2017

Home automation technology has changed the way lights are being used at home and with the use of a good lighting control system you’ll be able to manage your lights in ways that will make life at home easier, more secure, and a lot more enjoyable. Smart lighting can be integrated into homes and controlled in a variety of different ways, » Read More

The NuBryte Touchpoint Is An All-In-One Smart Home System

January 31, 2017

NuBryte has changed the way home automation technology is being integrated into homes by offering a streamlined device that combines a variety of smart home features to make life at home easier: The NuBryte Touchpoint. As an all-in-one smart home system, the NuBryte Touchpoint provides lighting control, home security, intercom functionality, and » Read More

Inexpensive Smart Home Options

January 25, 2017

Converting your home into a smart home doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, it can be quite affordable if you know where to shop and what to look for. You can easily spend thousands of dollars in home automation technology, especially if you decide to use top notch equipment such as pro-grade home automation controllers or pro-grade home » Read More

2GIG Now Available At Home Controls

March 5, 2015

We are excited to announce that Home Controls is now an authorized distributor of 2GIG Go!Control wireless security and home automation platform. Enjoy the latest and most advanced security and home management solution in the industry – along with the great service and expert support that Home Controls offers. View @ Home » Read More

Should DIY Alarm Systems Be Regulated?

February 8, 2013

Ok, we want to hear from you on this one – both professional installers and well as the do-it-yourself crowd. In this month’s issue of CE Pro magazine, editor Jason Knott wrote about a recommendation to regulate DIY alarm systems. Do you agree? Do you disagree? Let’s hear what you have to say! Here’s the » Read More