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What makes a smart home?

Owning a smart home is no longer a luxury. With the right planning and know-how, any home can be turned into a smart home. But what exactly is a smart home? These are some key components of any smart home.

Connection

The main feature of a smart home is that the home is connected. Smart home accessories and devices are designed to connect and function cohesively as one extensive home system. There are various options for connecting devices including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or hardwired systems. Whether it is the thermostat, lights, or front door lock, a smart home is a system of connected devices that work through a smart home hub.

Remote Control

Another quality of a smart home is remote access to various home functions. You may not realize it, but there are instances in which remote access to your home could save you a lot of time and money. From never having to worry about locking your keys in the house to controlling your home’s thermostat from miles away, a smart home should provide the ability to control various home functions wherever and whenever you want. When it comes to a smart home, remote control is everything.

Convenience

Remote control is not the only smart home feature that adds convenience to your life. Many smart home devices can be scheduled ahead of time and run automatically, such as vacuum cleaners, lights, or coffee makers. Additionally, most smart home devices are wireless, making them easy to use wherever you need them.

Safety

There are various smart home devices and applications that make smart homes safer. From remote-controlled door locks to connected security cameras, smart homes offer homeowners improved security and control over their homes. Many of these devices also allow you to watch live security footage and even speak with visitors remotely, giving you peace of mind. 

The right smart home setup will add convenience, security, and peace of mind to your life. Let the tech experts at Geeks on Site show you how to make the most out of your smart home setup. From professional advice to meticulous installation, our team can create the smart home you have always dreamed of. Call us today!