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Your Home Deserves A Security Upgrade!

There are roughly 1.65 million burglaries that occur in the United States each year and home with no security system are 300 percent more likely to be robbed (See stats here).  Be it automated locks or surveillance cameras, home security is more important now than...

It’s Time for a Smart Environment System!

Your home is your oasis, and oases should be set to a comfortable temperature.  They also shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg for a couple of degrees cooler or warmer.  A smart environment system from our team here at Ficrest Integrations comes with several eye, ear, and...

It’s Time For A Home Theater!

Since the earliest days of movies in the late 19th century, everyone around the world continues to be captivated by the stories we experience through film as a medium.  It used to be that you had to go to the theater to experience movies in the fullest sense.  Now,...

Give YOUR Home the Upgrade it Deserves!

It’s time to upgrade your home.  Here at Ficrest Integration Inc., we specialize in helping you craft the smart home system of your dreams.  With the holidays upon us and all the chaos it brings, now is the time to minimize stress and maximize the comfort of your home...

Taking Automated Lighting One Step Further

Automated Lighting is the New Norm Automated lighting has become the norm in most homes, but you can take it one step further with Environmental Controls. Instead of “Alexa turn on the lights”, you can wake up to the sunrise, go throughout your day without the worry...

3 Benefits of Using Drones

The word drone carries many different meanings. For some, when they hear the word, the military automatically comes to mind. For others, maybe industrial site inspections or using drones for an aerial view of a beach for their Youtube video. Regardless of what...

Keeping Your Home Safe While You’re Travelling

Summer is approaching fast, and our vacations are on our minds. And pretty soon, our daydreams of the dreamy ocean tide and the glistening sun will become a frantic scramble to make it out the door to the airport in time. But, then, while running through the airport...

4 Smart-Home Upgrades to Help You Win the Housing Market

When you're looking to sell your house, you want to put your best foot forward. You know you need to spice up the home to attract buyers, but you're unsure of what to do besides adding some fresh paint here and there. Do you swap out some light fixtures? Maybe add...

Is 2022 Finally The Year of Smart Home Interoperability?

The smart home is great for many reasons: they save energy, make your home more secure, and offer loads of entertainment perks. However, the smart home comes with the challenge of navigating many different apps that cannot interact with each other. As a result, the...