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Home Automation: What Is It Good For?

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Bring Greater Convenience to Your Home With These Automated Features

What differentiates home automation from off-the-shelf, do-it-yourself devices? A professionally installed smart system includes automated features that adjust your technology without requiring you to lift a finger or say a voice command. Your St. Louis, MO, home automatically prepares itself to meet your needs. 


Pre-programmed schedules and timers are familiar to clients in technology, whether it's an alarm clock going off in the morning or the TV going into sleep mode at night. Automation takes this to the next level by allowing you to preset multiple technology responses simultaneously.

When it's time to get up in the morning, shades rise to let in sunlight, a morning playlist begins streaming over your multi-room audio system, and your thermostat warms up to make it easier to get out of bed and away from your cozy blankets. 


Smart sensors are common features in smart homes. Motion sensors turn on outdoor pathway lights so guests can traverse your property safely from their car to your door. These sensors can activate your surveillance camera or video doorbell as someone approaches the patio, and they also send a smartphone alert so you can check who's at the door. Using the same intuitive home automation system interface, you can even grant visitors access to your home by remotely unlocking smart locks.

Additionally, photoelectric sensors are great for energy efficiency. On bright days, these sensors inform shades to rise while indoor fixtures dim to ensure less energy waste while the sun shines. However, motorized shades will lower if the sun is too harsh and hits a window directly, removing glare, reducing UV damage to your furnishings, and avoiding heat gain in your living spaces.

With a home automation system, you can enjoy hands-off control beyond basic voice assistants. Reach out to our team of experts by filling out our contact form here.

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