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Smartzone to host Dogs for the Disabled Fundraising Event

  When? Saturday 30th March Where? Smartzone Store, Douglas Court Shopping Centre What time? 10am – 2pm   The Smartzone Experience Centre will be full of fluffy tails on 30th March as we will hold an in store charity event with Dogs for the Disabled.   The fundraising event will take place between 10am -2pm […]

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Come Visit Us at Ideal Home 12th – 14th April

Catch us at this year’s Permanent Ideal Home Show taking place from April 12th-14th in the RDS Dublin. Ideal Home brings together some of Ireland’s best loved home improvements to help give you the inspiration that you need to make your house the home of your dreams. There’s plenty to see at the Ideal Home […]

FAQ: Does My Home Qualify For An SEAI ‘Better Energy Homes Grant’?

Grants are available to fund energy efficiency upgrades such as boiler replacements, heating controls and insulation for all homes built prior to 2006. In order to receive the grant, the work must be completed by a SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) registered installer. All Smartzone installers are trained and SEAI approved. Approval must be […]

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FAQ: What Are Zoned Smart Heating Controls?

You may be familiar with our heating controls offer. When we do a FREE Home assessment you may notice one of our assessors discussing zoning. Zoning is part of our standard heating package. When a house is zoned it means that you can separately manage temperatures downstairs, upstairs and for hot water. You can keep […]

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FAQ: What are the benefits of the Smartzone Smart Home solution?

  Believe it or not but there is an array of benefits to our Smart Home Solutions including: A complete Smart solution all managed from One app. 24/7 monitoring of your Security System Real-time notifications if your security alarm is triggered so you always know what’s happening in your home, with the ability to remotely […]

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FAQ: Do I Need Broadband?

One of the main advantages of Smartzone is the ability for the products to connect through cellular connection. This ensures that a broadband connection may not be essential for your security system or heating controls to work. How does it work? The main system Hub has Dual-path communication – hard-wired broadband connectivity via Ethernet and […]

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FAQ: How Are Smartzone’s Systems Monitored?

Typical traditional Security systems only alert you when they go off. Unlike these, Smartzone’s security system monitors the activity across your home’s sensors 24/7, whether your system is armed or not. This means your system can be useful in emergency and non-emergency events. Smartzone’s security products send signal from the alarm over a dedicated secure […]

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Why Your Home Needs Heating Controls

The energy used by Irish households is staggering. As much as 1/4 of Ireland’s energy use is created from the residential sector. The findings which come from an SEAI report has also found that since 2014 the residential sector has begun to see a rise in carbon emissions from Irish homes. Oil Heating still remains […]

Ireland is failing to meet its 2020 renewable energy targets, but here’s how you can help save energy.

Ireland will not meet its 2020 renewable energy targets. In fact Ireland has come out as one of the worst performing countries in the EU for target progression by placing 26th out of 28th. You may think it may not be that significant. It is.  The consequence of failure to reach our targets include a […]

Smart Home Security Versus… Dishonest Visitors

Have you ever opened your front door to a salesperson, only to end up thinking: there’s something weird going on here? Maybe it was the questions that seemed too intrusive. Are you home all the time? When is a good time to come back and talk more? Maybe the person was uncomfortably insistent about coming […]

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Introducing Wellcam™: The Smarter Video Solution for Independent Living

When you choose Smartzone, protection for your home is just the start. Our technology extends the meaning of security to protect more of the things that matter: your family, your safety, your time, your budget—even your deliveries. At CES this year, Smartzone is introducing Wellcam™: the first smart home video solution designed to empower safer independent living. Wellcam is a state-of-the-art […]

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Hands-Free Smartzone home automation with Amazon Echo Voice Control

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Smartzone Experience Centre, Christmas and New Year Opening Hours (Douglas Court Shopping Centre)

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Smartzone Experience Centre is now open in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

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What’s the Best Smart Security Camera?

When everyone claims to make the best home security camera, how do you choose?  There are HD cameras. Wide-angle cameras. 1020p cameras with night vision. Indoor, outdoor and doorbell cameras. Do you look for the latest features, the biggest discounts, or the best security camera reviews?  With so much to consider, it’s easy to miss […]

Smartzone Scenes: A Smarter Way to Get Things Done

Smartzone Scenes: A Smarter Way to Get Things Done To make the most of life’s important moments, we need to get the other stuff done. It’s as true for small events as it is for the grandest, most carefully-planned family vacation. Take the humble movie night, for example: an everyday occasion that nonetheless requires a […]

There’s No Substitute for Professional Security Monitoring

When an emergency strikes, everyone needs help. It doesn’t matter how brave or capable or dedicated you are. Take Alarm.com user Benjamin. He’s all of the above. When his security system alerted him to a fire in his house, he ran inside without hesitation to rescue his two dogs, trapped in an upstairs room. What […]

Do Fake Security Cameras Work? 

   Some people have funny ideas about home security. Certain homeowners, for example, boast about preventing burglaries with nothing more than a large Beware of the Doberman sign. Others park a pair of muddy size 14 boots outside the front door as a crime deterrent. Some will tell you to entrust your security to a fake security […]

Seven Questions for Choosing the Best Home Security System

Picking the right home security system can be confusing. Consider all the questions. Which brand is better? Should I use a professional installer? Are all home security apps the same? What’s the best security company? There’s a lot to discover.  To save you time, and to help you get the most protection, ease of use […]

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Four Ways to Use a Smartzone Image Sensor

  Tom and Jerry. Chips and curry. You and your significant other. Great partnerships make the world a better place. Take the Smartzone powered by Alarm.com Image Sensor. A partnership between a motion sensor and a connected camera, it keeps you safe, protects your property, and shows you what’s happening at home for instant peace of […]

Setting up Heating Schedules

Setting up Heating Schedules Setting up Heating schedules allow you set up times and temperatures for each zone so you always wake up or come home to a warm house and keeps it at a lower temperature when you’re out of the house or asleep to save you money. This is how you set up […]

Back-to-School Essential

This Back-to-School Essential Keeps Delivering all Year   Time flies when you’re a parent. So does money. For example: is it already a year since your last back-to-school shopping extravaganza? At least some parenting purchases have more staying power than a new school bag. Take smart home security powered by Alarm.com, a back-to-school essential for many working […]

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You’ll Relax Better This Summer with Professional Monitoring

The warm weather has arrived. Summer plans are starting to come together. Between your kids’ activities, days out with all the family and summer holiday plans, you’re going to be away from home more. For peace of mind, maybe you’re considering installing a smart device so you’ll know about suspicious activity at home when you’re not there. […]

Do I Need a Security System If I Have a Dog?

Just about everyone is happy to see a dog—except for burglars, that is. When a burglar has a choice between a home with a dog and a home without a dog, the dog-free house will typically end up as the target. Does that mean that you should forgo a security system because you own a […]

Why Smart Home Security is the Best Holiday House-Minder

When you go on holiday, it’s extra-relaxing to have a friend or family member keeping an eye on things at home. This year, though, you could give your regular houseminder a break—and give yourself a new level of peace of mind. When it comes to protecting, securing, and keeping an eye on your home, new […]

Do You Know What’s Going On Out There?

You just hit the hay after a long day and your family is sleeping. You’re drifting off, almost asleep, when you hear it: a noise from outside your front door. Your dog hears it too and goes nuts. Is it a prowler? Or a fox? Or the wind? With smart home security, you don’t even have to […]

What’s New in Smartzone’s Summer ’17 App Update

Our latest app updates are here, bringing some valuable enhancements to your video monitoring experience. Update your iOS or Android app today, and you’ll find it easier to see what’s happening with your smart security cameras—plus, you’ll never miss a visitor again. Share your video clips easily Sharing an Smartzone video clip is now as easy as sharing […]

Smart Home Security Versus… Spare Keys

How many spare front door keys do you own right now? One? Two, if you count the rusty one under the planter? No idea, because your kids keep losing them? Spare keys aren’t just irritating to keep track of, though. They’re a security risk. Every key you give out decreases your control over who enters […]

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How Smartzone Protects Your Family When You’re Not There

Becoming a dad changes everything. Most of all, it changes you. Scientific research has confirmed that—for dads as well as moms—having a family literally rewires your brain. Before kids, you could sleep through freight train noise. Today, one faint cry from the next bedroom gets you up and lumbering down the hall. Before kids, crying babies in public made […]