If you’re looking at creating a smart living space, you’ll need to contact a smart home professional. Experts will listen to your requirements, assess your property and come up with a way to transform your home into a technology-enhanced masterpiece. Working with highly trained installers over amateurs is an absolute must. But what exactly do smart home professionals do?
Create Intelligent Homes
A smart home professional knows what’s required to create an intelligent home. They can customise electronic systems, sync devices and install easy-to-use home systems that you can enjoy for a long time to come. As the smart home industry lacks regulation, it’s extremely important to look for an installer with credentials, accolades and good reviews. They should also be members of business associations such as the Custom Electronic Design Installation Association (CEDIA), which is the world’s largest association of smart home professionals. Never work with an amateur or you could end up with a half-finished project that will cost you a lot to repair.
Work with High-End Systems
Smart home professionals work with high-end systems such as Control4. This connects multiple smart gadgets and allows them to work together seamlessly to create the ultimate smart environment. From Lutron to Google, Sony to Apple, many well-known brands are compatible with Control4 and can be synced using a Wi-Fi connection. Smart home automation professionals will then find the right interface for you – be it a remote or a touchpad – and show you how the whole system functions. Control4 is designed for everyday use. But only professional smart home installers will make the system accessible and hassle-free.
Offer Creative Insights
When looking for ‘smart home installers near me,’ you might have a rough idea of what you want to achieve. But you might not know all the options available for your property. Smart home specialists will offer creative insights to make your life simpler. For example, did you know that you can set up lighting scenes to come on when you’re not home for security reasons? Or that sensors can turn the heating and lights on and off as required? Smart thermostats will also learn your habits and warm the house according to your routine. During a consultation, a smart home professional will tailor ideas to suit you.
Install a Smart System Properly
When brought in early enough, smart home professionals are able to prewire a property so that unsightly wires are hidden away. They can also determine where outlets should go for effective coverage. Professionals will work with general contractors to leave room for speakers or other electronics that you want to have installed and will futureproof the system for expansion at a later date. They can also recommend building materials that will not disrupt wireless signals.
Looking for a smart home specialist? Then contact New Wave AV today. Expert installers work across Kent, Surrey, Essex, London and Sussex and have an extensive portfolio.
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.