Are We Ready for the Smart Homes Transition?

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alsYou’ve probably hear of Nest thermostats. In case you haven’t, they let you control your home’s thermostat with a mobile app. They can also learn from your usage what temperatures you prefer at what time of day and can create the most energy-saving thermostat schedule. According to Nest, independent research shows these smart thermostats can save you 10%-12% on your … Read More

Keep Your House Safe While You Travel This Winter

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Even though crime rates in the U.S. have been dropping since the 1990s, in 2015, the most recent year we have numbers from the FBI, there were 1,579,527 burglaries. That’s a house, apartment, or condominium burglarized every 15 seconds. This number proves that all of us should take whatever precautions possible to prevent property theft, especially those who travel for … Read More