Give Dad the Smart Home Treatment this Father’s Day

Dads work hard all year long to provide and take care of their families. Father’s Day is just a few weeks away, and it’s the perfect opportunity to turn the tables and take care of dad for a change. Smart home technology can help you give...

Summer Safety Tips

Smart Safety Tips for Summer

Summer has arrived! Families everywhere are enjoying swimming in the backyard pool and out of town vacations. But along with all the summer fun, comes seasonal safety concerns. Homes are vacant more often, increasing their vulnerability to intruders, and many kids are home alone all...


Thorny Plants and Bushes Add Natural Security to Your Property

Spring has sprung, and it’s the perfect time to get outside and do a little landscaping or gardening. Adding plants and shrubs to your landscaping can do more than just add curb appeal to your property. When you plant the right bushes, they can help...


Tips to Deter Intruders from Breaking into Your Home

There’s no place like home! Home is where we relax, celebrate, make memories and, hopefully, feel safe. Unfortunately, feeling safe and being safe aren’t always the same thing. A slew of home invasions and burglaries have recently made headlines in the Central Valley, increasing concern...


Smart Home Tweaks for the Time Change

Daylight savings time ends November 1. The days are getting shorter and the temperatures will get colder. In addition to setting your clocks back and changing the batteries in smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, it’s the perfect time to optimize your home automation system for...


Home Security Tips to Take the Worry Out of Your Travel Plans This Summer

Summer is synonymous with vacationing, which means many homes will sit vacant for an extended period of time, creating a temptation for would-be thieves. Break-ins typically peak in July and August, making home security an important part of any trip plan, whether you’re embarking on...