We are a people that responds to pictures not buttons. When we surf the web we navigate with our eyes then take action with our fingers. The days of interacting with our computers using cryptic commands and command lines were
Why HomeAdvisor and other like services can be BS!
The World Wide Web can be a great resource or it can lead you down a rose-colored dead-end. How do you know if a company advertised on the Net is legit or BS? We’ll talk about how to tell the
It’s Spring! Are you ready for Summer?
Here in the Midwest we can’t wait for the next season…. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. Most of can find something we like about each season. There is nothing that compares to Spring. We’re excited to see the first buds on
A Few Things You May Not Have Known About Home Automation
At Home Control Works we consider Home Automation a very personal issue. No two systems we provide are exactly alike. That’s because no two families are exactly alike. One size does not fit all. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide the
The Do-it-for-Me Approach to Having a Smart Home
At Home Control Works we pride ourselves in our ability to provide the very best solutions to address all of our customer’s needs. From a full dedicated home theater to a smart home security system we provide solutions that are easy to use and
Good Wiring Makes the Ideal Home Technology System Possible
An essential part of a system integrators job is implementing a solid wiring plan to enhance the form and function of your home’s design and electronic systems. Ask someone to describe their ideal home technology system. They will likely conjure
When is a mirror not just a mirror?
Answer: When it’s an Electric Mirror. Here’s a question for all you Interior Designers out there. How many of you would just LOVE to see a 60″ Ultra High Definition TV on ANY room you design? Raise your hands. I
So What is Pre-Wire and Why Should I Care?
OK, it’s Saturday morning and I’m catching up on email and enjoying my coffee. I open your email and I’m faced with an all too familiar scenario. How do I get across to yet another client the importance of pre-wiring
What the heck is CEDIA and why should I care?
So I’ve been looking for a great mechanic to work on my favorite (read old and well loved) car. The first thing I look for is a recommendation from someone I trust. The next thing I’m interested in are certifications.
A Mardi Gras Home Complete with Masks!
We live in a home that was built in 1901. Yes, it predates flight! It’s hard for me to wrap my head around living in a 114 year old home at times, especially when I think about how young it