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DIY Home Automation at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014

DIY home automation

Who are the major players in DIY Home Automation during the Consumer Electronics Show this year in Las Vegas? See our summary. . . . → Read More: DIY Home Automation at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014

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!

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

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