Smart Home

SATCO Starfish Brings Smart Wi-Fi Lighting To Your Home

Home Controls now supplies Wi-Fi connected smart lighting products from SATCO, a premier supplier of smart and standard lighting products. Devices from the SATCO catalogue include color changing Wi-Fi Connected Lightbulbs, as well as Switches and Plug-In Outlets with remote Wi-Fi connectivity. Every SATCO device available at Home Controls is capable of remote Wi-Fi operation via their Starfish mobile application, no smart home hub or controller is required.

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Work From Home in the Perfect Temperature With Smart Vents

Summer is upon us, and that means higher temperatures and more opportunities to turn on your AC unit to keep your home cool and comfortable. But running your AC to cool down your entire home is costly, and most HVAC systems can’t evenly distribute forced air throughout the home, creating noticeable differences in temperature from room to room. Plus, most thermostats only measure the temperature in a single, central room, leaving other rooms to be left too hot or cold once the set temperature in the thermostat’s room is reached.

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Home Automation in the Summer

Use home automation to help make the summer season a whole lot easier. Besides bringing blue skies and sunny days, summer is also responsible for increasing the activity around your home because it’s the time of year when the kids are out of school, the days are hotter, pool parties are being planned, and families get to go on their summer vacation.

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Stream Music at Home the Best and Easiest Way

Streaming music at home without having to rely on just using your smartphone and an external speaker is now possible and easier than you think.

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Z-Wave 700 and Z-Wave LR Expand the Capabilities of Future Smart Homes

Z-Wave 700 (aka Z-Wave Plus v2), and Z-Wave Long Range (Z-Wave LR) allow new Z-Wave compatible devices to benefit from greater transmission ranges, longer battery life, and other improved features.

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Autoslide Automatic Sliding Door Systems Now Available

Home Controls now offers home automation and access control devices from Autoslide, the makers of their patented automated sliding door system.

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How Z-Wave Can Help You Work From Home – Home Controls

As more and more people work from home during the Covid-19 pandemic, the need to create safe home offices with comfortable working environments is a must. Adding Z-Wave friendly smart devices to your home can definitely help make it more efficient and more comfortable for your work and living conditions. Most offices I’ve worked in have always provided great lighting, the right temperature, good security, and basically an office/cubicle setting that allowed me to be as productive as possible. Z-Wave can help you accomplish this at home without having to worry about disrupting your workflow, and in many cases, all you need is to provide voice commands or use your smartphone to make it happen.

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Home Controls 2021 Guide to Smart Home Hubs

Home Controls is here to help with its updated guide to find the right smart home hub for your home.

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