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5 ways a home automation specialist can help create your smart home
29th December 2022
Hiring a home automation specialist
The idea of a smart home is compelling for many people, so it’s natural to want to do your own research before committing to an installation. However, taking advice from a home automation specialist can pay dividends, helping you to choose the best products for your needs and use them to their maximum potential. Here, we investigate how speaking to a home automation provider can benefit you.
Choosing the best products for your needs
A smart home specialist knows the industry inside out and will be able to advise you on which products best suit your needs. Whether you want one or two elements seamlessly integrated or everything from smart heating and lighting to a whole-home audio system, a professional can recommend the best products for your budget and requirements. They can also help with installing everything to your satisfaction.
Save time and effort
One of the main advantages of smart home specialists carrying out your installation is that the work is completed quickly and effectively. With a DIY approach, you may run into unforeseen problems that you don’t know how to resolve – or worse, have to start the whole installation process again. With a home automation professional, the job can be finished in a fraction of the time, and you know everything will work as it’s supposed to.
An advantage of smart home technology is that it can improve the efficiency of your home, thereby cutting down on energy bills. With smart heating and lighting, you’ll never need to use utilities unnecessarily. A home automation specialist can help you maximise the efficiency of your home, giving you an enhanced living experience without undue stress on your wallet.
If you’re interested in everything smart home related, the chances are you’ll want to add more devices as they become available. Engaging a smart home specialist means you can plan for the integration of devices in the future, and ensure you have the Wi-Fi bandwidth to deal with additions. Your smart home will stand the test of time much better, and negate the need to spend unnecessarily further down the line.
Get the best possible interface
One problem with the DIY smart home approach is that you may not choose an effective interface. You may even have to use separate apps for each element of your smart home. The point of a smart home is convenience, which means you’ll achieve the best results with a single, competent interface that enables easy and intuitive interaction.
A smart home specialist can help you choose a system that meets your needs, such as Control 4, which can not only be programmed to your preferences, but can also learn your habits and operate accordingly.
Here at New Wave AV, we are expert smart home installers in Kent, and have helped many clients to enhance their homes in an efficient and intuitive way. If you’re looking for smart home specialists in Kent, Surrey, Sussex, London or Essex, get in touch with us today.
Article by Kevin Whysall
I started my Audio Visual and Technology career back in 1992 working in the commercial and leisure sector across Europe. Then back in 2003 I founded New Wave AV and we are now a leading Smart Home, Home Cinema and Lighting Control company in the Southeast of England.