The Skinny on Smart Locks, Part 2

Keyless entry isn’t just for businesses. Homeowners can also experience the convenience of the smart lock, an intelligent replacement for conventional keys that has changed building security for more than 4 million consumers. If you opt to add a smart lock system to the front door of your home, here are more of the benefits you can experience. 

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The Skinny on Smart Locks, Part 1

People have been using the basic lock and key system to protect their homes since the beginning of time. But times have changed, and the way we protect our homes from intruders should as well. The most advanced way to do this is with smart locks, a popular electronic replacement for physical keys. 

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Smart Home Security for Summer Vacation

Summer Security

It’s finally permissible to travel again, and you’re all ready to go…or are you? It makes sense to be apprehensive after staying put for so long. Fortunately, your smart home security system has things covered at home while you’re away. Here’s what it can do.

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Getting Your House in Order the Smart Way

Smart Home Security

Right now, many of us are still transitioning out of quarantine mode and doing our best to enjoy the slower pace of summer. But if going back to the workplace onsite is in your near future, now is the time to make sure all your ducks are in a row at home. If your security system is missing any of these smart home features, we recommend adding them before going back to work.

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Making a Commitment to Summer Safety

Summer Safety

Summer is in full swing, and we all want to enjoy it to the fullest. In order to do that, we need to renew our annual commitments to summer safety. Review these summer safety guidelines and commit to using them this season.   

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Smart Security for the Homebuying Boom

Keys in door Lock

There’s a homebuying boom going on nationwide, with homes in high demand and markets low on inventory. In Nassau County, the median price of residential properties is now $80,000 higher than it was at this time last year, but homes are continuing to sell. If your family is making a move, you want your new home to be secure on the first night you spend there. Fortunately, we can help you with a smart home security system that goes above and beyond a traditional home alarm. Here are some of the things these systems make possible. 

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Home Security for Father’s Day 2021

For many families, there’s a strong possibility that Father’s Day 2021 could look a little different than the holiday has in years past. After all, what fatherhood looked like changed a bit during the pandemic: more dads working from home, some dealing with employment challenges, and many helping with remote schooling. One Harvard University study points to a majority of dads (70%) feeling closer to their children after COVID-19, and the phenomenon reportedly transcends across demographics. 

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Minimize the Energy Load and Your Electric Bill

With a Z-Wave® enabled smart thermostat as part of the smart security and automation system at your home or business, you can save money on your monthly electric bill and feel great about all the energy you’re saving. But with a new program, there are ways to save even more. Continue reading for details. 

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How Home Security Makes for Safer Home Deliveries

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Now that the curve has flattened and life is finally getting back to normal, it’s time to assess what parts of the pandemic era we plan to keep. For many people, continuing to shop and dine via home delivery is number one on the list. After more than a year of having everything from meals to clothing to entertainment conveniently dropped at our doorsteps, it’s hard to go back. However, home deliveries have one drawback — and it’s one you don’t want to ignore. 

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How Wireless Home Security Works

Hardwired home security is still available, but many customers now choose to go wireless. What’s the difference? Both are home security systems with a network of sensors and control panel that connect to the monitoring center; the difference is how it connects. A hardwired system connects via a landline connection, while a wireless system communicates through a cellular connection. 

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