Should I DIY My Home Security System?
Should I DIY My Home Security System? The age of DIY is upon us. Whether it is a TV series, a YouTube video, or a self-help book, there are endless options to choose from. Some like DIY because it is more budget-friendly, while others like to maintain control of their project. However, when it comes to putting together a home security system, is DIY a wise option? Of course, there is never a right or wrong answer that fits all. So, let's examine the Pros and Cons of a DIY home security system and see if that is the right
Your Security System Can Childproof Your Home
Your Security System Can Childproof Your Home Nothing brings out the protector side of a person more than when they bring their first child home from the hospital. Suddenly, you are responsible for protecting this small human for the next 18 years. One way you already planned to do this is a solid home security system. However, is there more your security system can do than to keep the bad guys out? Yes, there is, especially with a smart home. The best part about smart home security is that devices can be added and upgraded at any time with a
Smart Homes Can Lower the Summer Energy Bill
Smart Homes Can Lower the Summer Energy Bill Summer is fast approaching. The first day of Summer will be on June 20, 2021. However, if you live in the southern states, your air conditioner has already been on for a month or two. No one looks forward to those house cooling utility bills during the excessively hot months. Add to that, the kids home from school going in and out of that front door all day. According to a report by Direct Energy, your HVAC uses 46% of your home's energy. This is followed by your water heater at
Creating Your Smart Home Security Network
Creating Your Smart Home Security Network Almost all homeowners today have at least one smart home device in use at the house. Others have enough in place so that the house practically runs itself. Whether you are just now adding these smart devices to your home or already have them, keeping them organized and safe is everyone's goal. Let's see what is possible when you integrate your home security system and smart home with help from your virtual voice assistant. The possibilities are actually endless, but we will consider a few by looking at a day in the life of