August 22, 2019

Smart Home Automation: Is It a Great Investment?

Learn How Smart Technology Benefits You and Your Living Space

Smart technologies are becoming more common among homeowners. But while they are convenient and practical for your everyday routines, you might be worried about how expensive a full smart system installation can be.

However, smart home automation not only elevates your entire For Collins, CO living space – it also adds value to your property and saves you time, money, and energy in the long-run. Want to learn how? Just keep reading on below.

SEE ALSO: Customize Your Home Automation System to Your Lifestyle

Smart Lighting

With a smart lighting solution in your home, you can make turning all your fixtures on and off a breeze. Just one press of a button can dim your bedroom lights, turn on your landscape lighting, and turn off every other light throughout your property. This can also save you lots of energy when you can guarantee those forgotten fixtures that get left on all night long will be shut off every evening.

Also, with installed motion sensors in every room, your lighting control system can detect when the last person has left a designated space. After a set amount of time passes, the lights in the room will shut off – keeping any lights from staying on and going unused. Save even more energy by having lights automatically dim to create ambiance in any area, or throughout the day when the sun is shining brightly.

Shading Insulation

Did you know that motorized shades can provide insulation for your entire home? Whether it’s winter or summer, there is an “air gap” between the shade’s fabric and the window that creates insulation in any season. Honeycomb shades even have a special design with built-in air gaps that deliver top-notch insulation.

These shades can lower if your smart thermostat detects a rise or drop in degree in order to regulate your home’s internal temperature. This will keep your HVAC and heating system from overworking and causing your bills to skyrocket. You can also set your smart thermostat to adjust accordingly for whether you are home or away, letting you reduce your energy usage while you’re gone.

Energy Management App

Keeping an eye on your energy usage is key in keeping your monthly costs down and for lowering your carbon footprint. So imagine being able to do so right from your smartphone. With a Control4 automation system, you can constantly monitor and manage your energy usage on a daily basis, making adjustments where you need to and looking out for any spikes or anomalies that you can fix instantly. Energy management has never been easier.

Start Big or Small

Smart technologies can add value to your property, be cost-effective, and have energy-saving features. But don’t worry about bringing all of these solutions to your home at once. You can customize your smart home automation to fit your needs. Start out with lighting and climate control and consider bringing automated shades and other solutions to your space later. Plan out your budget and decide which smart features work for you now, and if you’ll be expanding your smart home in the future.

Want to learn more about whether or not smart home automation is a great investment for you? Give our team a call (970) 217-7018 or fill out our online contact form to schedule a no-obligation consultation with us. We’d love to hear from you!

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