Home Automation Basics

Home automation is fast becoming a buzz word in home improvement. Those videos of yesteryear featuring automatic homes and clever gadgets are a reality. Chicago Handyman can show you home automation options that enable you to control all the electronics in your home from the palm of your hand.

Perhaps your coming home from a long day and want to turn the jacuzzi on so its warm when you arrive. You can also set the room temperature and the lighting with a simple swipe of your smartphone.

So what does a home automation system look like in your home? Typically there is one central access point to which all the information from your home will travel. The video below is a great demonstration of what a full scale home automation installation will look like.

“a good automation system is one that you forget you have…” – youtube guy