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5 Ways to Make Your Home a Smart Home

on November 27 at 10:35 AM

A good home is defined as one where a network of home automation systems are set set up so that it is simple to control many different technologies from the same unit. The many devices within your home can communicate with one another, such as the lights, the tv screen, the heating and cooling systems and the security system. A good home is really a convenient home and will help you manage your own time as you can control different technologies with one remote.

 

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Entertainment

Have your television, DVD, stereo and Pay TV all running off the main one network. If you're able to, do away with messy cords and power boards and have the device pre-wired through the building stage of your house connected home. You will be able to get perfect reception in various rooms, and do this easily with the flick of a switch. With all of it being controlled by the main one network you can have one central DVD player that will play to any television in the house. The picture quality of the television's won't diminish either, irrespective of how many television's you have linked to the system.

 

Security

If you should be concerned with your security you can put in a surveillance camera at the front end door, or even at your front gate. These cameras can get in touch to the device and you can watch what is going on from any television in your house. It can be handy as well as safe. For example, if you should be upstairs and the doorbell rings you can turn on the tv screen and check who is at the door. That is a good idea if it's late at night. You may even want to set up a camera in a baby's room and use it as a monitor.

 

Computers

By hooking your computers up to your home automation system you can have multiple computer using the internet at the same time frame from different rooms of the house. The machine may also link computers for multi-player games and your computers can share a printer and scanner.

 

Telephone

With a good home you can have a telephone with multiple lines. That is a good idea in the event that you run a business at home, so you can have a home number and a different business line. You can also run a fax machine off the device from an alternative phone line, meaning if someone is attempting to phone in when you are receiving a fax they're not going to acquire a busy signal. This can help your property based business by increasing efficiency as well as improving your professionalism. You can also have separate phone lines to allow family members some privacy.

 

Heating and Cooling

You can connect your heating and cooling system to your home automation system and keep a great control on the temperature of your home. You can also affect the temperature in your house with your blinds linked to the device, that may lower at a flick of a switch. You can set the controls and so the temperature remains constant, therefore it doesn't get too hot or too cold, and it will help reduce your energy usage and help you save money.

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