You heard us correctly…how smart is your home? As your Columbus, Ohio home improvement company, we know you have heard of smart phones, but have you heard of smart homes?
While researching and reading, we stumbled across this article …it is safe to say we have all been out at one point, and as soon as we arrive to our destination or en route we have thought “Did I shut the garage door?” Did I turn the curling iron off?” “Did I set the security alarm?” If you have NEVER wondered any of these things, stop reading now…you are amazing and have no need for a smart home! If you have had those questions run through your head, read on!
From the article:
With a smart home, you could quiet all of these worries with a quick glance at your smartphone or tablet. You could connect the devices and appliances in your home so they can communicate with each other and with you.
Any device in your home that uses electricity can be put on your home network and at your command. Whether you give that command by voice, remote control, tablet or smartphone, the home reacts. Most applications relate to lighting, home security, home theater and entertainment, and thermostat regulation.
Even though you may think of a smart home as something out of reach, smart homes and home automation are becoming more common and affordable!
What used to be a quirky industry that churned out hard-to-use products is finally changing into a full-blown consumer trend. Instead of start-up companies, more established tech organizations are launching new smart home products.
Much of this is due to the jaw-dropping success of smartphones and tablet computers. These ultra-portable computers are EVERYWHERE, and their constant Internet connections means they can be configured to control many other online devices. It’s all about the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things is a phrase that refers to the objects and products that are interconnected and identifiable through digital networks. This web-like sprawl of products is getting bigger and better every day. All of the electronics in your home are fair game for this tech revolution, from your fridge to your furnace.
If you are ready to begin a remodeling project you might want to think ahead to how “smart” you would like to make your home! We can help you with all of those elements, contact us to get started! We currently build in Westerville, Worthington, Whitehall, Upper Arlington, Powell, Pickerington, New Albany, Lancaster, Hilliard, Gahanna, Dublin, Bexley, Columbus and all of Central Ohio.