Would you like control at your fingertips? With home automation, it can be yours.
It was an exciting day in America when remote controls were first invented. You could turn your television on from your easy chair even though there were only a handful of channels. Progress has marched on over the years, with remote controls becoming commonplace for all kinds of toys and electronics. Entertainment and Lighting
Many people, in fact, bought storage devices to hold all of their controls – for the TV, the VCR, the DVD player, the cable and even the stereo system. With a home automation system, all your controls are in one spot – online. You can access the controls from a Smartphone, tablet, labtop or computer. And home automation is not just for your entertainment systems, but for many other functions, including lighting and temperature control.
Is it too bright? Too dark? You might have dimmer switches installed, but who wants to constantly get up to adjust them? With a home automation system, you can control the light in any and all rooms of your home, or even in predetermined -zones,- all from one spot. External lighting is also easily controllable. Part of controlling your home’s light includes regulating the amount of natural light allowed into the room. Blinds and drapes can both be controlled remotely, adjusting not just for light, but for privacy. These functions can be programmed into your automation system as well, helping you to wake up and get to sleep on time.
Climate and Security
Just as important as lighting control is climate control. Programmable thermostats help keep the temperature steady and save money, but a home automation system allows you to control the temperature in each individual room, thereby saving more money, and energy too. As you control the amount of sunlight allowed into each room, so you can control the amount of heat or air conditioning. Your home’s security system also can be configured into your home automation system. You can lock any of your entry doors or your garage door remotely, or you can program them to lock and unlock themselves at a certain time each day.
If you have surveillance cameras to protect your property when you are away from home, these too can be controlled remotely. You can change settings or view recorded video not just with your control device at home, but with any mobile device. Concerned about whether the gardener came to water the lawn or whether your teen is having company while you are out? Simply log on with your smartphone and view the footage of who is coming and going on your property.
These practical uses, plus the ability to stream different music or movies into any room in the house, are all possible with a home automation device. Save yourself time and money by programming and controlling your electronics with the touch of a button. TYM Homes of Salt Lake City, Utah, can help you automate your home’s functions, and bring you control you want at the touch of a button!