Tips to Consider When Developing a Smarter Home

As technology becomes more integrated into our everyday lives the need for digitally integrated homes becomes that much greater. The idea of a connected and smarter home is becoming the new standard and with that comes an opportunity to educate those who may be thinking of making the switch.

Here are some important things you’ll want to consider when developing a smart home:

‘Talk To An Expert

When it comes to technology, we all like to think of ourselves as pretty clued-up, but when it comes to the complex world of home automation, it can be best to leave the heavy lifting to people that have done it many times before.

If You’re Building From Scratch, Do That Little Bit Extra

For a new home build, speccing it out with fittings and fixtures that will stand the test of time just makes sense, and it helps any home automation installer immeasurably.

Plan Ahead, Work Out What You Need

This is the most important thing to do when you’re building a home automation system for your house or apartment. Do you want just lighting and air conditioning to be controlled from your tablet or smartphone, do you want to integrate a security system, or do you want to go the whole hog and include your home theatre or living room TV setup? When you talk to the installer, going in with a plan of what devices you have, or that you want, means you’re both on the same page when it comes to mapping out a diagram of your future smart home and discussing the potential costs.’ (Campbell Simpson,

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