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The importance of your family’s security cannot be overstated. For this reason, Home Controls offers a comprehensive collection of wired and wireless home security systems, including professional-grade security controllers, do-it-yourself security options, video surveillance, access controls, stand-alone alert products – plus all the accessories you need to protect your family and home.

ZipaTile: All-In-One Smart Home Hub

May 26, 2017

Now you can put a large variety of smart home functions into your home in a very simple, all inclusive and inexpensive way. To this end, the Zipato ZipaTile is a great solution! The Zipato ZipaTile is more than just a smart home hub. It’s a complete, all-in-one smart home controller that can easily replace other home devices such as a security » Read More

NVR vs DVR Surveillance Systems: What’s the Difference?

April 6, 2017

When it comes to setting up a video surveillance system for your home or office, you’ll need to decide on what type of system to use: NVR or DVR? Which is better, or more importantly, which system is better suited for your needs? Both types of systems pretty much provide the same thing – a video recording of an observed area – but » Read More

New Internet Video Door Answering Options

March 31, 2017

As fast as ideas are coming, new devices are coming equally as fast. The topic of Internet-enabled Video Door Answering devices is one that is very active and new products are coming out monthly, sometimes weekly. The sensation started, in earnest, with the Ring, a simple, easy-to-install device that mounts near your front door, connects to your » Read More

How to Add Z-Wave to a Traditional Security Control Panel

March 17, 2017

If you have a traditional home security or automation control panel, you can easily enable Z-Wave compatibility by adding three basic products, all available through Home Controls. Once you make these additions to your system, you’ll be able to add a huge variety of Z-Wave devices to your system, access your system through the Internet on » Read More

Improve Home Security with Home Automation

March 3, 2017

Home security has changed for the better with the integration of home automation systems. There is so much you can do nowadays besides just having a video surveillance system installed in your home. With so many home automation controllers and hundreds of different smart devices available at your disposal, you can literally set up your smart home » Read More

Things Installers Need to Know About Smart Locks

February 17, 2017

Smart locks have become more popular as home automation technology has grown in recent years and dealers should take notice since extra revenue can be gained by simply including connected locks in their home automation offerings. We live in a technological world where old, traditional things of the past such as phones, watches, and homes are now » Read More

The NuBryte Touchpoint Is An All-In-One Smart Home System

January 31, 2017

NuBryte has changed the way home automation technology is being integrated into homes by offering a streamlined device that combines a variety of smart home features to make life at home easier: The NuBryte Touchpoint. As an all-in-one smart home system, the NuBryte Touchpoint provides lighting control, home security, intercom functionality, and » Read More