How to Fully Automate Your Home in 5 Simple Steps

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Did you know that there are currently over 180 million smart homes worldwide, with the largest percentage of smart homes situated in the United States. 

Offering so many advantages for homeowners and renters alike, home automation can save you money, provide enhanced comfort and convenience and help to protect your property and family from intruders. 

If you are already sold on the idea of home automation but are not sure where to start when it comes to automating your home, we can help. 

Adding smart lighting, installing automatic doors, taking advantage of smart security systems, and keeping reading to find out how you can fully automate your home in five simple steps.  

1) Add Automatic Lights

If you are fed up with having to navigate your way to a light switch in the dark, then smart lighting is the answer. Using sensors to turn on lights when someone enters a room, this handy automation tool will save you money on your energy bills and conserve energy and provide additional convenience.

Automatic lights can also be useful for the exterior of your home, providing added security and deterring potential intruders. 

2) Install Automatic Doors 

Whether you want an electric sliding door that offers the utmost style and sophistication for your home or a pet door with a sensor so that your dog or cat can come and go as they please, automatic doors are a must if you want a fully automated home. 

You could also choose to install an automated locking system in which sensors can detect your smartphone when you arrive at your home and automatically unlock your front door or open your garage. This handy feature also extends to your pets in the form of an auto door opener for dogs

3) Use Automatic Heating and Cooling

After your rent or mortgage, your heating and cooling bills are probably your biggest expenditure, so you may be interested to know that you can use home automation to control these key elements of your home. 

Allowing you to turn your heating and cooling on and off at the touch of a button, you can also take advantage of sensors that will detect if no one is using a room and turn off the heating or cooling accordingly. 

4) Set Up a Smart Security System

Smart security cameras can provide peace of mind that your home and the people within it are safe at all times. With the ability to automatically detect motion outside your home, a smart security system will notify your smartphone and even send you live images so that you can see for yourself what is going on. 

5) Hang Automatic Blinds

You can now install automatic blinds that can detect both the temperature and brightness of a room and open or close accordingly. This can help optimize the temperature in your home and reduce your need for heating and cooling, which will save you money and help the environment.