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Picking Up the Pieces After a Break-In

Walking in to your home after a long day at work, the last thing you want to find is your personal belongings thrown across the room and a sense of fear that your personal space has been invaded. Experiencing a break-in can be very frightening, and hard to keep your emotions level when worrying about a lack of home security, especially in a smart home. MAXIMUS hopes this is something our readers never face, but... read more

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From Smartphone to Smart Home

Think back to the early days of smartphones, when they were new and different and people were scared to take that leap. It wasn’t long before the world jumped on board. Now, almost ten years later, smartphones are dominating the mobile world. This rapid growth is similar to what is expected to happen within the smart home industry. Parks Associates estimates that by 2020, 50 percent of households in North America will have smart home... read more

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Why Choose LED Lights?

The days of incandescent lighting are slowly dimming. This is because of the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), a law that requires lights to be about 25 percent more efficient. Did you know that an average of 3.2 billion sockets still house incandescent light bulbs? What does that mean for consumers? Today, we are using more energy and spending more money because of those lights. Below are a few reasons why you should replace... read more

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Keep your Smart Home Safe and Secure this Winter

The winter months can be full of family, vacations or warm nights by the fire. Unfortunately, a vacation for us means a dark and often unwatched home to others. However you’d like to spend your days this winter, make sure they are safe. The following is a list of simple ways to keep your home secure and safe this winter.           Keep Your Chimney Clean It is important to get your chimney... read more

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New Year & New Products

As 2016 draws to a close, the MAXIMUS Smart Security family cannot wait to share what’s in store for smart home technology in 2017! This past year has brought many product updates and developments with our current line of smart security lights – and next week we will be unveiling an exciting announcement at the 2017 Consumer Electronic Show. The Consumer Electronic Show (CES), is held in Las Vegas each year and most commonly where next-generation... read more