How Home Invaders Are Bypassing Comcast's Security System

Posted by Buttonwood Inc. on Feb 10, 2016 7:05:38 PM

Installing a home security system is a major check off the to-do list. You've researched your options, found a major provider, and finally had the works installed—door and window sensors, motion sensors, lighting controllers, indoor and outdoor cameras, you name it. You feel accomplished and most importantly—safe. 

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Topics: Security, Home Security, Comcast

Why invest in a home security system?

Posted by Buttonwood Inc. on Nov 30, 2015 10:11:55 PM

In the world of wireless technology, the exponential improvements available to consumers have helped transform many of the products we use on a daily basis. Average household commodities, which we use inside and outside our home, seem to be "reborn" through each wave of new technology. Simple improvements continue to bring an increased level of usability, functionality, and interoperability to our daily routine.

Home security is no different. In fact, considering how common and accessible wireless technologies are, home security systems are now more accessible to the modern home owner than ever before.

Thanks to innovation and reasonable price points, this year may be the best time to invest in a home security system, (especially considering Buttonwood Communications is offering free consultations on home technology installations between now and the end of 2015...).

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Topics: Security, Wireless Technology, Home Security

Benefits of using Lighting Controls

Posted by Buttonwood Inc. on Nov 11, 2015 7:06:51 PM

Up here in the Northeast, the end of daylight savings often seems abrupt. The simple shift of sunlit hours, which dwindle every day, presents undesirable changes in our daily routine. 

Many hardworking locals are beginning and ending their day in the dark, which exposes an even greater need for lighting control on your property, and in your home. With the deep-fall and a long winter looming, adding lighting automation to your home control system is more necessary than any other time of year.

 Here's a look at a few reasons why a light control system is a smart investment...

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Topics: Security Systems, Home Automation, Security, Lighting

New To Home Automation? Five Reasons To Consider It

Posted by Buttonwood Inc. on Sep 22, 2015 11:54:04 AM

Sure, so you've emailed, watched videos, surfed the web, and posted status updates from your phone. Maybe you've even gone as far as requested a ride, searched for a dating partner or spouse, or even transferred money to your savings account while on the go.

It's no surprise to anyone the phones in our pocket can control our TVs, lights, and stereo systems just as easily as they can call you a pizza. Old news.

But while primitive forms of home automation have been around longer than smart phones (remember The Clapper?), the current set of technologies available to homeowners extends beyond using our cellular devices as in-house remote controls.

So why should you install a full, robust home automation system? Is it all worth it?

Here are five reasons all homeowners should strongly consider outfitting their homes with the latest automation technology.

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Topics: Fire Systems, Home Automation, Security, Boston, Internet Of Things, Leviton

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