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Smart Home Automation: Homeowner’s FAQ

on Wednesday, 07 March 2018. Posted in Home Automation Fort Smith, AR, Home Automation

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Smart Home Automation: Homeowner’s FAQ

What do you think of when you hear about smart home technology?  It might sound futuristic at first, but it’s actually available right here in the present.

The time is now to invest in home automation for your Fort Smith, AR living space.  But where exactly do you start?

We’ve got answers to the top three questions most homeowners have as they are just beginning their journey. Keep reading below to learn more about how smart tech can elevate your home!



Question #1: What Is Smart Home Automation?

When a device or system is called “smart,” it simply means that it’s connected through a network. All parts of a smart system then securely communicate and react to each other online, responding accordingly to a set action.

Your system makes what you’ve programmed to happen work seamlessly. Surveillance cameras, motion sensors, motorized shades, and A/V components are all examples of smart technologies. And the best news is that you can continue to add on as many technologies and features whenever you want!

And the term “automation” means you won’t even have to lift a finger to get everything working. Instead, it will all run automatically.

Question #2: Is Smart Home Automation a Big Investment?

Upgrading any part of your home is, of course, going to be some sort of expense. But the rewards and benefits of a smart home system equate to big savings in the future and continuous comfort and luxury in your living space!

The best part is you can start out big or small. Install a security and surveillance system, or begin with motorized shades and distributed audio video. Add lighting control to one room and a private home theater to another.

It’s all up to you – smart home automation allows your system to build upon itself, so you can keep adding on to it as you like.

Question #3: How Do I Control My System?

Your system may be elaborate and complex, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be easy to control.

There are multiple options for devices you can use to operate your system, such a remote, tablet, in-wall panel, or even your own smartphone. Simply push a button and your whole system is at your command.

You don’t even need to use these devices to work your system’s various features every time – set sensors, timers, and scenes instead to do the job for you.

Want to know even more about smart home automation and what it can do for you? Give us a call or fill out our online contact form to schedule a consultation with our team. We’d love to hear from you!




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