There’s never been a better time to automate your home than right now. The technology has matured to a point where it’s reliable, it’s robust and it’s ready to rock your world. The benefits of home automation remain the same today as they’ve always been—greater convenience, comfort and enjoyment from your home; the difference is it’s now easier and more affordable to get a system installed.
In this introductory section of our Special Home Automation Planning Guide, you’ll learn about the tried-and-true benefits, enhanced by new twists on the technology. We’ll also bust a few seemingly unshakable myths about home automation, introducing you to the realities of today’s new and improved systems. Lastly, you’ll learn the various places you can now buy a system, and the process involved in having smart home technology installed.
As is the case with all improvements you make to your house, before you take the plunge by investing in an automation system, you’ll want to bone up on the basics. With some good, solid knowledge under your belt, you’ll be able shop with confidence and automate with ease.