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August 3, 2017

At more than 110 years old, air conditioning is still a modern marvel. However, one element of cooling design urgently needs an update: the thermostat. 

Right now, the typical thermostat does a fine job of keeping the room where it's mounted (the hallway) at a comfortable 72 degrees. Elsewhere in your house, though, things are different. 

The heat outsi...

June 30, 2017

How to Add Smart Locks to Your Edina Home...

Keyless entry systems are not just convenient, they also help fortify your home so that strangers never enter. Leave a key under a doormat and anybody can find it, but smart locks provide you with personal passcodes and full control at all times. Are smart locks worth adding to your Edina, MN home? This blog wil...

June 6, 2017

The school year is almost over, and that means summer vacation season is right around the corner. You may be taking a relaxing vacation to another country, or just a few hours away, but in either case you need to monitor your home. An interactive security system isn’t just helpful during those times when you leave for a week or two, but when you purchase...

June 6, 2017

Use an Energy Management System to Go Green in MN

It is possible to save energy and money while keeping your home comfortable. Alarm.com’s energy management solution connects all of your smart devices to help you save automatically. Access your smart thermostat, lights, and sensors using an app on your mobile device. Here are five ways to go green, save mo...

June 6, 2017

How Smart Home Security Takes Action When Fire, Carbon Monoxide, or Water Leaks Threaten Your Home

We’ve spent some time talking about protecting your Minneapolis, MN home from burglaries, but there are other threats you also need to take into account when installing smart security. Our emergency response systems can detect a fire, carbon monoxide leak, or...

June 5, 2017

Stay Alert and Aware with a Smart Home System

Can your home actively tell you when a door is left unlocked? Or can it send you an email when it’s time to change the batteries in your smoke detector? We know you have a busy schedule, so it’s extremely helpful for a smart system to do all the work for you and let you know when your home needs some attention—...

June 2, 2017

Use a Smart Home System to Secure Your Edina, MN Property

The greatest benefit of having a smart home is not needing to take extra time to manage your household electronics, like the security system, lights, shades and more. The system is intelligent enough to operate on its own so you can take time to focus on the more important aspects of your life, like...

June 1, 2017

Use an Alarm.com Security System to Protect Your Twin Cities MN Home

Have you ever wanted to check in on the kids and the babysitter while you’re out on the town? Or perhaps you want to screen visitors who come to your gate or front door. Video monitoring allows you to stay aware of what’s happening at home at all times—even when you’re in another country....

May 24, 2017

How to Save Energy and Maximize Comfort with Home Energy Management

Home energy management systems involve multiple factors to increase energy savings and maximize your comfort. Your lighting, heating and cooling system, and electronic devices all contribute to that number on your electricity bill every month. Among those main culprits, the heating and coo...

May 19, 2017

How to Use Automated Lighting in your Edina, Minnesota home.

While we do focus on securing your Minnesota home with security and surveillance systems, we offer many smart home solutions that can enhance your daily lifestyle. Automated lighting is one of the smart home systems we install that can help you save energy, money, and time all year round. Here ar...

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