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How To Get Started With Home Automation: A Beginner’s Guide

January 16, 2023

Home automation is all the rage these days and it’s easy to see why. Automation allows you to manage all of your devices from one place, maximize your home security, increase energy efficiency, and much more. It isn’t as hard to get started as you might think, either.

Start With Easy Voice-Controlled Home Automation

If you just want to dip your toe into automation to see how you like it first, start with a voice-controlled system like Alexa. You can use these systems to do everything from playing your favorite songs to giving you tips on nutrition, all with just the sound of your voice.

Choose the Right Ecosystem

The “ecosystem” is the smart home system you choose. There are many options available, such as Apple HomeKit or Google Home. These hubs allow you to control appliances, electronics, thermostats, and much more, all from your smartphone. Spend time researching before purchasing to ensure you’re getting exactly what you want.

Decide What You’d Like To Automate

What do you want to control with your home automation? Do you want to make sure your home is more secure when you aren’t home? Perhaps you’d prefer to turn on appliances you will need before you even enter the room. Sprinkler systems, window blinds, and even lighting are all available with automation options.

Work With a Professional

Home automation requires a professional to set up, especially if it means rewiring lights or switching out appliances. Always look for reputable home automation experts to help you set things up and ensure the job is done right the first time.

Schedule Your Home Automation Consultation Today

Are you excited to see what home automation can do to enhance your life? We at Davis Audio & Video are just as excited. Fill out our convenient online form or call us at 312-423-7938 to schedule your consultation appointment today.


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