Home automation means using connected “smart” devices to automate and simplify tasks around the home.
A few examples of home automation include:
A home that’s been outfitted in this manner has another name as well: a smart home.
Home automation has exploded in popularity in recent years. But many homeowners still have questions before taking the plunge into this exciting world of new technology.
We’ll cover all of these and other questions in the article below.
If you’ve got burning questions to ask about home automation before or after reading the article, you can always call Ackerman Security.
We’ve been installing home automation systems since home automation was a thing. So don’t hesitate to call us at 800.552.1111 or schedule a consultation with an Ackerman security consultant.
Home automation requires three things to work:
Pretty simple, right? A homeowner can install as many smart devices in their home as they want, then speak to those devices using a phone or voice assistant.
A lot more goes on under the hood of course. But these are the basic components of any automated home.
The benefits of home automation range from vastly improved home security to never burning another piece of toast.
Here are some of the most significant reasons why adoption for home automation is skyrocketing.
Home automation has come a long way since The Clapper. These days anything from appliances and lights to door locks can be controlled from a cell phone app or by your voice.
Here are a few of the most exciting systems you can control with home automation:
This is not an exhaustive list. And many other devices will become automated in the years to come.
All of this new home automation technology begs the question: How do you begin seeing the benefits of the smart home revolution? Where do you start?
We’d recommend starting with Ackerman. We can help guide you on a path toward a safer, smarter and more convenient home lifestyle. A lifestyle that gives you greater comfort and yes, better toast.
Ready to get started? Give us a call us at 800.552.1111 or schedule a consultation today.