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The WellConnectedHome highlights an average family's journey into building a home with today's technology within a budget an average family can afford.

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Interview with Kwikset – The Future of Electronic Locks

Kevo Electronic Lock by Kwikset

We interviewed Keith Brandon, Director of Residential Access Solutions at Kwikset, to find out the convenience of electronic locks and where they are headed . . . → Read More: Interview with Kwikset – The Future of Electronic Locks

It’s Time for a New Wireless Router in Your Home

The Linksys SMART Wi-Fi Router AC 1750 is a wireless router anyone can install giving you more control over your Internet access. . . . → Read More: It’s Time for a New Wireless Router in Your Home

Throw Away the Key to Your Front Door!

Yale real Living Keyless Entry locks allow for a convenient way to unlock your doors without fumbling for your keys. Multiple people can have their own codes to access the door. With a ZigBee or Z-Wave controller, you can even remotely lock and unlock doors, find out when someone has opened a lock, or even program settings so the lights and music turns on once the lock has been opened. . . . → Read More: Throw Away the Key to Your Front Door!

Getting More Control in Your Home in 2013

Control4 provides a robust home automation solution where you can start small and grow with your needs with regards to controlling your home theater, lights, locks, and more. . . . → Read More: Getting More Control in Your Home in 2013

What is the Home Automation Market?

home technology, home automation, CEDIA, CEDIA Expo, cost of home automation, cost of home theaters, home installers, theater installers, home theater installers, home automation installers, home automation dealers . . . → Read More: What is the Home Automation Market?

DIY Home Security

Installing Do It Yourself home video surveillance has never been easier with Logitech Alert. Keep an eye on your house and pets, get texts when movement is detected, and more. . . . → Read More: DIY Home Security

Review & Giveaway: Kwikset Signaure Series SmartCode Lever

Kwikset’s SmartCode Deadbolts and Levers are a great time saver in your home. Forget fiddling for your keys to open the door, use the electronic keypad. Need to let your kids in the door but prefer not to give them a key? See how you can win your own Kwikset SmartCode lever and lock. . . . → Read More: Review & Giveaway: Kwikset Signaure Series SmartCode Lever

Kwikset Smart Security Sweeps – Win a Trip to the Races!

Kwikset’s Smart Security Sweepstakes are going on until August 21st. You could score two tickets to see the AdvoCare 500 Speedway in Atlanta, including transportation, hotel, and the opportunity to meet Richard Petty and race car No. 9 driver Marcos Ambrose. . . . → Read More: Kwikset Smart Security Sweeps – Win a Trip to the Races!

10 Tips for Protecting Your Home While You’re Away

Heading out of town? Follow these 10 tips to ensure your home is not an easy hit from burglars. . . . → Read More: 10 Tips for Protecting Your Home While You’re Away

Five Tips to Stop Home Burglaries

Due to the economy, home burglaries are on the rise. Did you know that most homes are broken into by a teenage boy that lives less than a mile away from you? Follow these top 5 tips to lessen your chances of being the next victim. . . . → Read More: Five Tips to Stop Home Burglaries