In 2021, nearly 65 percent of American homes include some form of a smart home device, according to a ValuePenguin survey of 1,000 individuals. Though the realm of home automation is growing in popularity, it can be a baffling arena.
Just the term sounds like a case of humans versus machines in some epic cyber battle, but home automation is really about simplifying human life through automating electronics in the house, such as appliances, HVAC systems, and security features, allowing them to complete tasks without requiring much interaction with the homeowner.
When implemented correctly, home automation can not only make life more convenient but can actually reduce monthly utility bills. If you’re ready to harness this futuristic power and take the leap into automating your home, here are the key steps to take to research, purchase, and install what’s needed to make your home smarter. [Read more…] about How to get started with home automation