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Use Your Smart Home to Save Energy and Melt Away Your Summer Utility Bills

Summer’s back and so is the heat. Don’t let the enjoyment of seasonal pool parties, BBQs and vacations be drowned out by the constant hum of the air conditioner and increasing energy bills. It’s easy to reduce utility bills year-round with smart home technology, and you’ll...

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Use Your Smart Home to Romance Your Sweetheart This Valentine’s Day

Impress your Valentine with a hi-tech date night this year! Avoid the crowded restaurants and busy nightspots this Valentine’s Day. Use your home automation system to simply and efficiently create the perfect, romantic evening right in your very own home. Lights, music and romance are just...

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Smart Home Tech Takes the Stress Out of Holiday Entertaining

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! But along with all the holiday cheer and festive celebrating, comes the hustle and bustle of shopping and decorating the house, entertaining guests and preparing special meals, shopping, traveling and a slew of other holiday-related tasks. Enjoy...

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Tips to Make Your Energy Bills Fall this Autumn

As temperatures cool and the days get shorter welcoming the fall season, it’s not uncommon for energy bills to rise. Thermostats turn up and lights stay on longer, but your utility bill doesn’t have to increase. Some smart changes and smart technology can help you...

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Set the “Scene” in Your Home with the Press of a Button

Customizing your smart home with home automation scenes not only saves you time and money, but is a fun way to set the mood for various activities and occasions. By coordinating your smart devices - lighting, TVs, thermostats, security system, etc. – the options for...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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