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Smart Home Technology Helps Sells Homes

Smart Home Technology Helps Sells Homes

Today’s home buyers don’t just want smart home technology, they expect it. “If a buyer under 35 walks into a home without a smart thermostat they’re walking out,” says Jim Hibbs, sales associate with Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group in Des Moises, Iowa.  “If a home...

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DIY Security: What to Consider

DIY Security: What to Consider

The number of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) security systems and products are growing and the options are tempting. But, DIY security isn’t for everyone. If your DIY security system doesn’t work right or isn’t installed right, it could be more of a pain than it is worth. There...

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QEI Security Has a Bold New Look

QEI Security Has a Bold New Look

QEI Security & Technology is introducing a bold new look that will be seen throughout South Carolina beginning August 1, 2017. "We stay on the cutting edge of home security and technology and we wanted our logo to be more modern and reflect our leadership in this...

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What to Look for in a Home Automation System

What to Look for in a Home Automation System

Smart home automation has become more affordable than ever - and it can be added during the build of a home or after the home is complete. CONTACT: Learn more about your smart home system options. Here are four things to consider: 1. One touch, multiple actions....

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4 Things To Do Before Installing Security Cameras

4 Things To Do Before Installing Security Cameras

Security cameras are only as good as the internet in your home. Before you install security cameras, make sure your internet is up to par otherwise, your cameras will never work properly. If it is possible to hardwire your security cameras, you should. If you’re...

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Major Insurance Companies Offer Smart Home Discounts

Major Insurance Companies Offer Smart Home Discounts

Smart home products make your life easier, keep your home safer and now can save you even more money. Several major insurance companies are offering discounts when policyholders have smart home products like smart thermostats and lighting control. According to an...

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Hurricane Matthew: Security Cameras Catch Burglars

Hurricane Matthew: Security Cameras Catch Burglars

Security cameras are the most popular addition to a QEI Security & Technology system. During Hurricane Matthew security cameras proved to be invaluable for families who evacuated. A widely publicized evacuation can be a field day for thieves to run wild in deserted...

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