There’s never been a better time to smarten up your house than right now. There are scads of smart systems available, in all price ranges, and for all shapes, sizes and styles of homes. The challenge isn’t finding great technology to put into your home—it’s choosing the best tech for your home and deciding how to have it installed.
Our Planning Guide can guide you through the entire process—from product selection to final installation. You’ll discover the myriad of options available and learn the difference between systems that you can install yourself and those that require the handiwork of a professional. We’ll walk your through the key features to look for in smart lighting, energy management, audio/video, security, and other types of system, so you can make an informed decision on how to tackle your hi-tech home improvement project.
Of course, any project is easier to swallow when it’s broken down into bite-size bits, so we’ve included advice, suggestions, and planning tips on a Room-by-Room basis. You can start by incorporating technology into the kitchen, move on to the family room, and later link in the master bedroom. Or, you can do it all at once—as long as you plan wisely.