Top-Rated Smart Home Technology

Defining the best smart home tech for your home can be daunting. So start here, narrowing down the top options.


New technology is finding its way into the marketplace at a rapid pace. Gadgets and devices are not only making our lives easier, but they’re also making our homes safer. Find out what you should

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7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Home Cool

As temperatures rise, you’ll be tempted to crank up the AC. But think about what that’ll mean for your electric bill.

Luckily, there’s more than one way to avoid overheating this summer. There are steps you can take to make sure your air conditioner runs efficiently. Your wallet — and Mother Earth — will thank

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5 of the Most Flammable Things in Your House

Fire departments in the United States respond to a home fire every 86 seconds. Fires can ignite suddenly, spread quickly and devastate lives.

Between 2011 and 2015, about one in 290 insured homes had a property damage claim related to fire and lightning. The average amount paid for each of these claims was

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Why Do Insurance Providers Want You To Have A Smart Home?

Insurance Providers want to help you have a smart home

Smart technology has been around for years, but several challenges curbed mass adoption. For starters, Americans didn’t think they needed it. They thought smart tech was expensive, cumbersome to install and didn’t offer much value to their daily lives. While some of these feelings linger, the tide is starting to turn.

People are becoming more

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Home Improvement: 3 Upgrades That Can Lower Your Insurance Premiums

new roof_3 upgrades that will lower your insurance premiums


The average homeowners insurance premium
rose by 3.3% in 2014, following a 6% increase in 2013. While these rates are expected to continue rising, you shouldn’t feel powerless. You can take matters into your own hands by lowering your risk profile. Anything that changes the structure of your property can affect your rate.

That’s

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