Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in
It’s been firmly established that
we’re in the middle of a heatwave. What better time to dream of
cool late summer breezes and open windows? But when we can open our
windows again, don’t forget to keep security in mind. Often, a
break-in is just too easy for criminals because the homeowner
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in
Intelligence is founded on the idea that life is about
mobility, simplicity and the ability to run your home from
wherever. We’re always looking for ways to improve this innovative
home automation platform, and we do that by going straight to the
experts: users like you. Your input helps...
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 in
Would you love a high end home security system for your house,
but there's not any room for it in the budget? You're in luck!
Bob Vila shows you 10 ways you can be creative
and amp up your home's security without breaking the bank.
1. Window Shades
Install window and door shades that make...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 in
Fussing with a jumble of keys at your front door is so old
fashioned. A new generation of locks lets you use your fingerprint,
keypad and even your smart phone to access your home — some even
allow you to lock and unlock
your doors remotely. Check out a few
keyless lock options after the jump…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in
(BPT) - The coldest time of the year can also be the busiest.
With holiday entertaining, overnight guests and winter getaways, it
can be hard to ensure your home heating and other systems are
performing for optimal comfort and efficiency. In addition, the
Department of Energy reports that no...
Thursday, November 1, 2012 in
I currently live in NC but just bought a retirement home in
Missouri. I have the Missouri house set up with Trane
thermostat, Schlage keypad
lock & 3 switches that work with Nexia Home Intelligence. I can
constantly monitor lights and temp for the whole house and living
1100 miles away. Great piece...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 in
With the hustle
and bustle life brings, often times it's too easy to forget the
basics of personal safety. San Francisco SAFE, Inc (Safety Awareness for
Everyone), a non-profit organization that guides residents,
business owners and community members to improve the quality of
life in their...
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 in
I now have two of these Schlage Keypad
Locks supported by Nexia™
Home Intelligence on two different homes. The quality is
unsurpassed. I now have peace of mind of knowing that I can enter
either one of my homes at any time without carrying a key. What I
like about the keyless
lock, is the fact that...
Friday, July 20, 2012 in
Don't let summertime equal more crime!
(ARA) - You may be wishing for sandy beaches or a mountain getaway
about now. As Americans make plans to escape for a few days this
summer, criminals view these vacations as a season of
opportunity.Crime doesn't take a vacation. In fact, it surges during...
Friday, June 15, 2012 in
The beauty of a complete home automation system like Nexia Home
Intelligence is the number of ways it can be used to monitor and
control your everyday life. It's almost like a fingerprint as no
two people use it in the exact same way. Having a wide range of
options for taking full advantage of its...
Thursday, June 14, 2012 in
We're going to Nashville! And look out, the Sheriffs are in
As a corporate platinum sponsor, we will be attending and
exhibiting at the annual National Sheriff's Association Conference
-- and we couldn't be more excited! The conference takes place at
Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Resort and...
Friday, June 1, 2012 in
I started my journey with Nexia Home Intelligence and Schlage by
installing 2 door locks (deadbolt & lever) in my home. I have a
very small home, probably not the stereotypical type of home that
would venture intro the home automation arena. However we've had
electronic door locks for many years and...
Friday, February 10, 2012 in
I have been using a Schlage Electronic Keypad Door
Lock for several years and have enjoyed the flexibility it
gives me, as well as the fact that it allows me to give separate
entry codes to most of my family members that live close.Being a single person it's good that they have a way to get in...
Thursday, February 9, 2012 in
"Bring green home."
That's what Sara Gutterman, CEO of Green Builder Media, wants to
help families accomplish with the VISION House in INNOVENTIONS at
Disney's Epcot®. The VISION House is a green exhibit in
INNOVENTIONS in the heart of Epcot® that focuses on
sustainability and teaches visitors how...
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 in
Isn't it funny how the little things sometimes make the biggest
difference in your home?
Whether it's a fresh coat of paint, rearranging the furniture or
installing stunning new door hardware these small, but impactful
changes, undoubtedly make people take notice and give you a new perspective on...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in
We know buying door hardware can be confusing...
Will it fit on my door?
Will it match the other finishes in my house?
Do I want to carry around a key or have a keypad?
Do I need a deadbolt or just a keyed entry lock?
These commonly asked questions could be just a few that are
swarming through your...
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 in
about getting a Schlage Electronic Keypad door lock for your family
or for someone else? Katie from Bower
Power reviews it for you! She covers everything from using
the instructions to install the lock to programming it
and using it. "Since I was home alone with Will, it was up to me to...
Monday, December 5, 2011 in
Now may be a good time to consider investing in a rental property.
Some in the know say that low home prices combined with low
interest rates are creating a great opportunity. Of course,
becoming a landlord involves a lot more than just buying the
property. It's your responsibility to provide a safe...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011 in
a list, checking it twice? Here’s an idea: give the smart gift of a
smart home. How smart is it? Let me count the ways: it’s
practical, energy efficient, easy to install and use, convenient,
home security, and gives the owner complete
wireless home control.Smart homes use...
Thursday, November 3, 2011 in
can’t think how many times I’ve been on my way out the door and
forgot something (sunglasses, cell phone, car keys, coffee, etc.)
and had to come back in to grab that thing, and then I repeat that
process several times before I finally leave. I’ve even forgotten
my house keys, which resulted in...