Home Automation

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How to Automate Your Home with Amazon Alexa

Monique Seitz-Davis | Dec 20, 2017 | Home Automation

Imagine a world where a jolly robot makes you coffee, illuminates your house, sets a timer, calls you a taxi, and turns your thermostat up or down at your beck and call. And to make…

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ADT Now Offers the Ring Video Doorbell – Learn About the Partnership

Alexia Chianis | May 17, 2018 | Equipment Reviews, Home Automation, Home Safety

SafeWise is dedicated to your family’s well-being. So we make it a priority to keep you informed of potential safety and security concerns, while offering tips for protecting your loved ones. With that in mind,…

Use home security to make living alone safer

9 Ways to Stay Safe When You Live Alone

Rebecca Edwards | May 16, 2018 | Home Automation, Home Safety, Senior Safety

If you live alone, you’re in good company. More people than ever before are living by themselves:  In 2016, there were almost thirty-six million Americans living in single-person households.1 Compare that with the thirty million…

What Makes Your House a Smart Home? How Home Automation Protocols Work

Rebecca Edwards | Aug 8, 2017 | Home Automation

Home automation protocol is the language smart home devices use to communicate with one another. Because communication is essential for home automation, it’s helpful to understand how it works when deciding which type is right…

Energy Saving Tips to Make Your Home Energy Efficient Year Round

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 23, 2017 | Home Automation

With the change of seasons comes changes in weather, routine—and your home’s energy efficiency. Fortunately, a cold winter or hot summer doesn’t have to mean a spike in utility bills. Use our seasonal checklists and…

SmartThings Allows Total Control Over Your Home

Massiel Ramirez | Jun 15, 2017 | Home Automation

The Internet of Things has quickly become a popular concept among tech lovers and it’s only getting better. SmartThings, a home automation tool, has taken the Internet of Things to an entirely new level. This…

Canary Review: Everything You Need to Know

Rebecca Edwards | Jun 5, 2018 | Home Automation

Canary is a sleek, compact device that delivers big, all-in-one home security. Since its debut as a crowdfunded product on Indiegogo, Canary home security has grown, offering expanded support and technology in response to customer…