Top 3 Ways DIY Security Might Put Your Home at Risk

A home security professional says DIY security systems may actually be putting your family at risk. The stunning growth of “smart home” security systems at big box retailers has made it easier than ever for anyone to install cameras, alarms, and the like. Many electronics manufacturers now offer security products with Do It Yourself (DIY)…

Smart Locks and Keyless Locks Are Opening Doors to the Smart Home

Six new keyless entry smart locks for your home’s security. With home security as the most powerful driver in the adoption of smart home systems, it’s no wonder that the world of smart locks is growing. First off, of course, is the question—what is a smart lock? A smart lock isn’t just a keyless door lock.…

Top Tips for Speakers

Top Tips for In-wall or In-ceiling Speakers One of the biggest trends in home loudspeakers over the past few years is in-wall and in-ceiling speakers. People want great sound, and they want it all over the home, but they don’t want to look at big speakers. Still, many people have misconceptions about architectural speakers. Both…

The Internet of Things Demands Customized Integration

Commercial and residential construction companies would benefit from customized integration solutions ahead of The Internet of Things. Right now millions of dollars are being spent on construction projects that will need retrofitting for the next technological boom. Some of the booming elements are already here, and they are relying in infrastructure that many people are…

Automation As We Know It

Automation, as We Know it, is Changing  [by Heather L. Sidorowicz.] Smart Home…Automated Home…Tech Home… Up until recently these terms have been held for the rich and famous…the upper echelon. Combining audio, video, lights, HVAC, and shades had been difficult, and that equated to expensive. Having a truly custom system always has been a challenging feat…

Wireless Speakers: Home Network Streaming or Mobile Device Streaming

By Electronic House Staff When selecting your wireless speakers or wireless music system, you generally have two choices when it comes to your music source: direct streaming from the home network or streaming from your mobile device (smart phone or tablet). Users and manufacturers have their favorites, but there’s good reason to consider, and use,…