How to Build a Smart Home: 5 Devices To Quickly Smartify Your Home

A smart home is one that is fully integrated with technology to make your daily life easier. You can control everything from your lights and appliances to your security system.

In this Tech It Yourself story, we will discuss how to set up the smart home of your futuristic dreams by yourself. 

The first is how much money you want to spend on this project.

Things You Should Know Before Building Your Smart Home

The good news is that there are a lot of affordable options these days for people looking to make their homes smarter.

The second thing to consider is how tech-savvy you are. If you’re not very familiar with how these devices work, then it might be a good idea to start small and gradually add more.

The third thing to consider is you need to decide which ecosystem you’ll use. I recommend getting your devices from the same brand.

One Device to Rule Them All. The main thing you’ll need is a hub to control it all. The purpose of a hub is to unify all your devices and appliances under one system.

Things You Should Know Before Building Your Smart Home

For beginners who want ease of setup, there are three main choices: Google Nest hubs, Amazon Echo devices, and Apple HomePods.

Which Smart Hub Should You Get?

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