3 Must-Have Benefits of Smart Home Automation
Why Your San Antonio Needs a Smart Home Automation System
Smart home technology is everywhere these days. You may not think you need a smart home, but if you consider all the things you are currently automating, you’ll see that you are already living an automated lifestyle. For example, you probably have a smartphone and Alexa or Google device. You likely also have alarms, music streaming, grocery lists, reminders, and a host of other applications you use through them, too.
Maybe they even communicate. If you have smart plugs in your home, you can turn them on and off with voice commands to your Alexa or Google Home. If you are familiar with any of those conveniences, you are already utilizing home automation. And with a professionally installed system, you can have smart home automation in your San Antonio home that not only makes things more convenient but also a lot more fun.
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Installing a security system may be a no-brainer, but integrating a security system with a home automation system will take it to the next level. Home automation can tie into your surveillance cameras and intercom systems, smart doorbells, and lighting controls. You can set schedules for automatic lighting indoors and outdoors so your surveillance cameras always have optimal lighting. View your home remotely and respond to visitors via your intercom or doorbell. And have it automatically alert authorities if suspicious activity or accident such as fire is detected. With this type of security, you’ll never have to worry about keeping your home protected again.
Save Energy and Money
We all have dreamed of a big, spacious home, but not necessarily the utility bills to match. And with more square footage comes more monitoring. But with a home automation system, you can integrate your HVAC, lighting, and any other energy-consuming systems on one easy-to-use interface. There you can monitor them, set schedules for thermostats and lighting controls, and see consumption to help you control the energy usage in your home. And saving energy means saving money on your utility bill.
Convenience and Fun
You’ve worked hard to get where you are, so you should be able to relax and enjoy it. One way to maximize your downtime is by upgrading your entertainment system. Whole-home audio lets you listen to your favorite music anywhere, anytime. Connect your home theater system to your automation for the perfect theater experience, including picture, sound, and lighting, all controlled from the palm of your hand. Set unique lighting settings for a special dinner or party out by the pool. However you relax and play, your automation system has a way to enhance it.
Contact us to find out about getting your own smart home automation system installed by giving us a call at 210-858-6954 or chat with us online. We look forward to hearing from you.