North Andover, Mass.
– Smarthome, a leading home-automation retailer, has enlisted the services of InstallerNet,
here, which operates a nationwide network of 3,500 certified and independently owned
home electronics installers.
The partnership allows Smarthome to offer
InstallerNet’s installation services for its Insteon line of home-automation products,
which allow users to remotely control and monitor lighting, appliances, HVAC
and security systems.
“By providing a nationwide network
of installers, specifically trained and supported for our Insteon line of
products, InstallerNet has not only removed all installation barriers for our
customers, but will also allow us to reach a whole new audience of â€˜do-it-for-me” customers, adding convenience
and confidence to the overall purchasing process,” said Smarthome marketing director Mike Scharnagl.
“We’re excited about this new
relationship and the opportunity to help ensure the proper installation of Insteon
products for Smarthome customers,” added Bill Sheehan, InstallerNet’s business
development director, residential services.
InstallerNet’s installation services
are expected to be available to Smarthome customers on March 31. Smarthome
offers more than 5,000 home-automation, security, consumer electronics and
hard-to-find products through its catalog, brick-and-mortar retail store in Irvine, Calif.,
and Web site at