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March 01, 2022

Boston Home Automation Tips And Tricks

You use smart components, but are they complicating your day better? Most smart devices will help you become effective and alert. Here are a few Boston home automation tips and tricks to enable your automated home security system work for you.


Tip: Use Smart Locks To Find Out When Kids Arrive Home From School

If your family is made up of school-aged children, it's nice to know when they come home for the day. Try this Boston home automation concept to get an pop-up alert when they step into the door. First, lock and then schedule it to alert your phone when they punch in their secret unlock pin code. Then give them a quick hi through the 2-way talk feature on an indoor camera.

Trick: Integrate Your Home Automation Devices

One of the neatest things about a state-of-the-art home security system is integrating all of your devices with each other. For example, don't worry about remembering to lock your doors when you leave. Instead, use your security system’s mobile app to simply lock your doors when your phone notices you left your premises. You can also set routines where your alarms come on as soon as your security cameras recognize suspicious motion or have your smart lights turn on the exhaust fan if your monitored fire alarms go off.

Tip: Set Scenes For Your Home Automation Devices

As a homeowner, you know how frustrating it is to decide which breaker manages which area of your house when your fuse box aren't clearly diagrammed. It's the same with your smart devices. When setting up your components, you don't have to be puzzled about which home automation device is active or which motion sensor is buzzing. Getting an alert that the main window has been opened takes the guesswork out of trying to figure out, say, a notification that window three has been opened.

Trick: Protect Your Deliveries with Home Automation

The theft of received packages may be a typical cause of anxiety. But, by putting in a smart doorbell camera with your home security system, you can fight theft. You can program your home security system to transmit to texts when your boxes arrive, then automatically create a smart clip if the camera is tripped afterward. You might even set it to trigger your smart light or use the two-way talk feature, so it always looks like you're home.

Let Us Assist You With Your Boston Home Automation Ideas

To set up all your Boston home automation tips and tricks, you'll have to get a powerful home security system. We will help. Contact us today at (617) 430-5865 or complete the form below to start.