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Three Ways Makes Your Home Renovation Project Easier

6/18/2019 12:00:00 am

Planning a home renovation? An security system makes it easy to manage contractor access and other challenges, keeping your project on schedule and on budget. 
Seven Questions for Choosing the Best Home Security System

5/31/2018 12:00:00 am

Picking the right home security system can be confusing. To simplify things, use these seven essential questions to arrive at the smartest choice.
The Smartest Way to Own Smart Home Technology

2/23/2018 12:00:00 am

Have you heard of the modern malaise of "smart home frustration"? Avoid encountering it in your home by working with a smart home service provider.
How to Prevent a Winter Washout with Smart Home Security

1/17/2018 12:00:00 am

Midwinter is prime time for burst water pipes and big cleanup costs. Protect yourself from this home repair emergency with's smarter security technology.
Do You Know What's Going On Out There?

6/23/2017 12:00:00 am

You're almost asleep when you hear it: a distant crash from your front porch. A raccoon? Or some other prowler? Get to the truth with smart home security.
Why Is a Move-In Essential

5/19/2017 12:00:00 am

A modern security system doesn't just give you peace of mind. It also takes care of many everyday problems around your home, making an instant impact on your new home's to-do list.
How to Be a Smarter Homeowner with Your Tax Refund

4/10/2017 12:00:00 am

The average tax refund is $3,000, which makes April home improvement time for many. But don't sign for that granite countertop until you've considered a smart home upgrade first.
Why a Smart Security System is Better

3/17/2017 12:00:00 am

A smart home security system doesn't just give you better protection. It also comes with new features and abilities that old systems can't offer.
Seven Reasons Smart Homeowners Love

1/11/2017 12:00:00 am

Considering a new security system this year? Join these seven users - and millions of others - who protect their homes and families with smart home security.
Five Ways Smart Home Security Fights Crime

10/5/2016 12:00:00 am

Becoming a crimefighter has never been easier. You don't need a mask, a Batmobile or even a grappling hook—just a smartphone and an security system.
How Smart Can a Front Door Be?

9/16/2016 12:00:00 am

With smart locks, connected lights and new video doorbell technology, smarter home security powered by makes your home's main entrance more convenient and secure.
Why Don't People Want to Go It Alone on a Smart Home?

8/19/2016 12:00:00 am

Are you keen to upgrade your house to a smart home, but daunted by the idea of tackling it all without any professional help? Most homeowners are. Here's what you should do.
Four Discreet But Effective Front Yard Security Features

7/19/2016 12:00:00 am

For most homeowners, the front yard is a challenging area to keep secure. How do you keep intruders out, but also maintain your curb appeal? Here are four ways to improve security without spoiling your home's most public area.
Do You Want Energy Savings, Or Comfort? Or… Both?

7/15/2016 12:00:00 am

Do you think a smart thermostat should just save you energy? Or, do you think it should give you enhanced comfort as well? If you're in the ‘both' camp, you're not alone.
Research: What Do Homeowners Really Want From the Smart Home?

7/12/2016 12:00:00 am

Our new survey of 1000+ homeowners indicates that ‘going it alone' with standalone devices is out, simplicity, security, comfort and a professionally-supported experience are in as the smart home goes mainstream.
Five Reasons to Choose Smarter Home Security

6/20/2016 12:00:00 am

From smart proactive safeguards to voice-controlled convenience, here are five differences that make an security system the smarter choice for homeowners.
Stay Cool, Dads: A Video Message From

6/14/2016 12:00:00 am

Hey dads: do you get heated about your AC bill when your kids leave the door open? We feel your anguish - and we built you a smart solution.
Four Smart, Effortless Ways to Save Energy This Summer

6/7/2016 12:00:00 am

Concerned about those high summer AC bills?'s smart home technology helps you reduce energy use automatically and stay comfortable throughout.
Smart Homeowners News Roundup: May

5/31/2016 12:00:00 am

Stay safer, cooler and more comfortable this summer with May's smartest homeowners' tips, courtesy of's service provider network and other experts from around the Web.
The Smart Homeowner's Roundup: April

4/29/2016 12:00:00 am

Enjoy April's smartest home security and safety tips, courtesy of our dealer network and other experts from around the Web.
The Smart Homeowner's Roundup: March

3/31/2016 12:00:00 am

Do you like new ways to make your home safer, smarter and more efficient? You'll enjoy this monthly roundup of the smartest articles from the web's smartest home security experts.
Smart Home Security Should Be Your First Home Improvement

3/18/2016 12:00:00 am

Buying your first home this year? Already have some home improvement ideas competing for your budget? We'd like to add one to the top of the list.
Where's Your Cold Room?

12/3/2015 12:00:00 am

Does your home have a room that's always cooler than the others? Put the blankets and space heaters away: we have a smarter solution.
Infographic: The Cost of Water Damage in the Home

10/1/2015 12:00:00 am

Did you know that the average clean-up bill for a split washing-machine hose is $5,300? It's no surprise that water damage costs homeowners and insurers billions of dollars every year.
Video: vs. Water Damage

9/30/2015 12:00:00 am

When a water pipe leaks or bursts in your home, every minute counts. Here's how detects, alerts and proactively resp