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How to Improve Energy Conservation in an Older Home

Older homes have great charms and quirks that make them special. Learn these energy conservation tips to keep your older home beautiful, and keep your wallet full.

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How Many Security Cameras Do I Need At Home?

Security cameras are excellent for monitoring and protecting your property. But how many security cameras do I need at home? We've got answers in this guide.

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Home Security Systems and Companies Without Contracts

If you're wanting to integrate home security into your home, you might not want to sign with a company that requires a contract. Instead, learn about these security companies that offer no contract.

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Smart Home Ideas for Newbies: Easy Equipment to Advance Your Life 

Making changes for smart home integrations are easy! If you're unsure where to start, we have you covered. This guide will help you learn about different smart home ideas, products, and how ONIT can do it all for you.

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Internet Outage: Does it Interfere With A Security System’s Cloud Storage?

An internet outage is a pain for many reasons. But is their interference with our security camera's cloud storage one of them? Read to understand what happens to your camera's cloud storage during an outage and what your options are for storing important clips without internet.

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Because “Password” Isn’t Good Enough: How To Create A Strong Password in 2021

Securing your online accounts with a strong password can protect you from hackers and other malicious activity. Brush up your cybersecurity skills with this simple guide on how to to create a strong password.

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A Guide: How to Connect Ring Doorbell and Integrate With Amazon Alexa

If you've recently bought a new Ring Doorbell, you might be wondering the best ways to install it and program it to work with your Alexa. That's why we're here! This guide will help you step by step to make sure it's up and running in no time.

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Dropping Hints: Get Her a Ring…Doorbell Camera for Valentines Day

This Valentine's Day, give the gift of security! Nothing says "I love you" like safety. Read about the different Ring doorbell options to give your loved ones this Valentine's Day.

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How To Make A Smart Home: 6 Easy Steps For Transforming Your Home

Having a smart home is a fun way to integrate new technology into your household. Learn the six easy steps on how to make a smart home, starting today.

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Alexa Routines: How To Utilize Smart Home Scheduling In Your Daily Life

Having an Alexa routine helps you stay hands and device free, while consuming information or having daily routines set in place. Whether you're using it for an alarm clock, a bedtime story, or making sure your doors are locked, the Alexa routines will help improve productivity.

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Outdoor Home Security to Install Before Summertime Begins

Before summer hits, make sure your outdoors have home security equipment. Keep unwanted visitors away and have an extra eye on your kids in the backyard with these easy steps.

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How to Prevent a Christmas Tree Fire: a Tips Guide

There are so many things to think of during the holidays. Don't let the fear of a Christmas tree fire ruin your home or your holiday spirit! Follow these easy tips to make sure your home stays safe.

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How a Water Sensor or Freeze Sensor Can Prevent Frozen Pipes

Water sensors or freeze sensors are great tools that can give you insight to your home, whether or not you're there. Don't walk into a flood from pipes that burst open, know the status of your water through a smart home app.

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