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Where to Start With Smart Home Automation

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Where to Start With Smart Home Automation

Technology can seem overwhelming. Despite the fact that it’s supposed to make our lives easier, many users find out the hard way there’s sometimes a bit of a learning curve at first. Of course, once you figure out how to use your devices, you’ll likely save time, energy and money. Well, a smart home automation system is designed to minimize the learning curve, so you can jump right in and enjoy total control. However, some homeowners still remain skeptical. With them in mind, we’ve put together this blog that shows you how you can start small with smart technology, and work your way up once you’ve gotten used to it. Read on for more!

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Start With the Lights

If there’s one technology upgrade you can implement that will immediately transform your lifestyle, it is smart lighting. Whether you realize it or not, you use your lights more than just about any other home technology – every time you enter a room, every time you come home and every time you wake up, the first thing you do is reach for the light switch. And because you use it so much, you can get the most benefit out of making it smart.

Program your smart lighting system to begin raising the lights when you want to wake up. Start off dim and allow them to gradually increase in intensity while your eyes adjust. When you leave the house, a single button – mounted on the wall or available through the control app on your smartphone – will shut everything off. You can even receive alerts when someone has left the lights on in a room, and turn them off right away. The result is no more wasted energy and a home that looks great.

Upgrade a Single Room

Once you’ve gotten a feel for how your lights work when you integrate smart controls, it’s time to see how you can enjoy more control with the same level of convenience. In that case, it’s time to upgrade your entertainment and automate a home theater or media room.

Whether you love watching sports, binging TV shows or you’re just a big movie buff, a home theater or media room is the perfect place to spend your free time. And when you integrate your technology, you don’t have to worry about the small hassles that can ruin a great time. From the comfort of your own couch, you can select a movie, adjust the volume, dim the lights, lower the shades and even turn down the temperature on the thermostat. With just a single interface, every aspect of the room’s technology is at your fingertips.

Automate Your Entire Home

Some homeowners will find the fun of controlling their home theater and want to move that to other rooms of their house. And the beauty of smart automation is that there’s virtually no limit to the spaces you can upgrade. From your home entertainment to your lighting and cooling, to your surveillance features – all of it can be integrated for easier access and convenience.

If you’re thinking about starting your foray into smart home automation, contact Luxint today!