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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

5 Benefits of Living in a Smart Home

December 15, 2017

Have you ever left home wondering if you locked your front door? Or have you ever been halfway to your destination only to realize that you forgot to turn off all of the lights in the living room? And because you were in a hurry, what if you left the garage door opened? No need to turn around and head back home. By upgrading your home into a smart » 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

How to Control Leviton Omni Systems with Amazon Alexa

November 3, 2017

The Leviton Omni Security and Automation Controller series is one of the tried-and-true workhorses of the home automation world since about 1985. Along with providing rock-solid security, it allows for control of the major systems in your home such as lighting, temperature control, access control and other automation functions. It is one of the » Read More

NuBryte 15% Off Sale

August 30, 2017

Now is the time to expand your NuBryte home automation system! Home Controls and NuBryte have teamed up to offer great savings on new NuBryte products. For a limited time only, enjoy a 15% discount on the NuBryte Link, Smart Switches, and Wallplates. Sale is good through 9/9/2017. Save Here: https://www.homecontrols.com/Manufacturers/NuBryte » Read More