Why Home Automation Prewiring is Becoming a Must-Have
If you’re a home builder or an architect in the Bellevue, WA area, you should be paying attention to this statistic:
According to S&P Global Market Intelligence research, the United States had an estimated 20.1 million smart homes at the end of 2017.
By the end of 2021, that number is expected to grow to 35.6 million.
The smart home technology and home automation industries are growing at rapid rates, and the truth is that the standard wiring that is usually installed during construction simply isn’t sufficient for smart homes.
One common key to success in any smart home construction project: Accounting for and including home automation prewiring.
In this blog, I’ll share the significance of prewiring and explain how Beyond HiFi works with construction firms to ensure each home is set up for smart technology success!
Don’t Let a Poor Network Affect Your Experience
Recently, the Beyond Hi-Fi team started working on a Control4 smart system in a Seattle, WA area home. This home’s Control4 system had been set up by another smart home company years ago, but the homeowner had found themselves dissatisfied with the system’s performance. Once we started looking into the system’s setup, we found a huge issue: the home network was practically non-existent.
As a Control4 Dealer, We Believe It Can.
Just last week, I was speaking with a prominent realtor in Bellevue (we serve as their primary Control4 dealer for the Washington area). The conversation turned toward technology, as it so often does when you’re as enthusiastic about smart homes as I am, and she said something that I found interesting:
The Best Smart Upgrades for Your Seattle Home
Many Washington residents dream of living in a smart home one day, but that dream is often of a Jetsons-style future where we’re all traveling via flying cars and robots are making our meals. The reality is that while robot cooks and flying cars aren’t available just yet, you can have a fully automated smart home today. If you’re just now dipping your toes into the possibilities for smart home technology, then keep reading to learn about the most popular starting points.