Want to upgrade your house to a “smart home”? You’re not alone. According to a study by Houzz, almost half of people who renovate their homes decide to install smart technology. This smart home automation trend is especially popular throughout the Granite Bay, California area, where smart technology offers an easy way to increase property values while also making homes more energy-efficient and beautiful.
But the big question on everyone’s mind is how to go from a regular house to a smart house. Keep reading to learn the answer.
At the core of any smart home, you will find a central control system that connects all of the smart devices throughout the property. This central system is what sets apart a full smart home from just a home that happens to have some smart technology. That’s because, with smart home automation, all of these connected devices work together to make your home more efficient, comfortable, and convenient.
So what central control system should you add? There are lots of great options out there, and the best choice for you will depend on certain factors such as the size of the home and what you want to do with the smart technology. That said, three of our favorite control brands are URC, and Control4. These automation brands provide quality systems that can control just about any feature in your home—like audio, video, lighting, and security.
Once you have picked out a control system, it’s time to decide how you’re going to use it! The sky is practically the limit when it comes to deciding what you want to upgrade, but here are a few of the most popular options to help inspire you:
Of course, there are a lot of neat and unique things you can add to your system, like a smart refrigerator or pool control. That’s one of the main advantages of this technology—you can customize it to fit your lifestyle!
So what’s the next step? Just give us a call at 916.398.9888 or fill out this quick questionnaire! One of our home technology pros would love to chat with you about the process of adding a smart system to your home.