Blog Category Archive: Home Automation

The Groundhog Has Spoken, Six More Weeks Of Winter!

2/7/2018 6:00 AM

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow… So… Six more weeks of winter it is! Here in the Midwest, we’ve seen a few days with some heavy snow, lots of ice, and the kids have been enjoying their snow/cold days off from school. And it’s not ending just yet.

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6 Reasons Why You Need A Smarter Home Security Solution

12/27/2017 6:00 AM

Last week, we noticed a rash of “stolen packages” posts hit Facebook and other social media and news outlets. Criminals are just walking up and stealing packages off of other people’s front porches or welcome mats. What can be done to prevent this or to help police catch the people who are doing this?

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New Year’s Resolutions For Your Home

12/20/2017 12:00 PM

Every year, people make resolutions to lose weight, shop less, save more, spend more time with friends and family, or exercise more. But what about your home? What have you resolved to do to make your home better in 2018?

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Extra Tips To Prepare Your Home For Winter

12/13/2017 6:00 AM

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been discussing how to prepare your home for colder weather; preparing your furnace for colder weather; why you need a whole home generator for Midwestern winters; preparing your home’s plumbing for colder weather; the benefits of whole-home humidifiers for Midwestern winters; the benefits of home automation in the winter months; your home’s winter plumbing maintenance checklist; and holiday electrical safety tips for your home. In addition to all of these topics, there are a few additional things to get your home ready for the winter months in Nebraska and Iowa!

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Top 6 Reasons Why Businesses Can Benefit From Building Automation

11/22/2017 6:00 AM

We’ve written a few blog posts now about the benefits of home automation, why home automation isn’t a DIY project, and how home automation can remove many of the “headaches” from home ownership. But what about businesses? Can they also benefit from automating their notifications for their plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical systems? The answer, of course, is a resounding YES!

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Benefits Of Home Automation In The Winter Months

11/8/2017 11:00 AM

Did I lock the front door? Is the temperature okay for our pets? Did the delivery get dropped off on our front porch? Did I leave the lights on in the kitchen? We’ve all had these nagging thoughts as we go through our day about what got left undone or what’s happening at home when we’re not there. Home automation solutions can help ease that stress for busy families.

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Home Automation Removes Many “Headaches” From Home Ownership

7/12/2017 6:00 AM

We live in a technology advanced world where home automation is becoming a very prevalent piece of technology. We can’t always be in control of what goes on in our homes, but with home automation, you can be in control of your home at your fingertips whether you are inside your home, at work, or out of town.

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Why Isn’t Home Automation DIY?

12/1/2016 2:41 PM

At ServiceOne, we are in love with our home automation systems for the Omaha metro area. No more worrying about: Did I leave the doors unlocked? Is the garage door shut? Did I leave the dog outside? What are the kids doing after school? ...or any of the other thousands of worries people tackle every day.

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