Get a Smarter House With Home Automation

What once seemed like a far-fetched, futuristic concept, is now considered a safe, convenient option. Home automation is the wave of the future...and the present.

What you may not realize is that there are likely a number of automated devices in your home already: thermostats and other heating and cooling devices, alarm systems, lights, blinds, and shades, even audio systems!

Home automation helps you sync and control these devices more seamlessly. These tools provide homeowners with security, comfort, convenience, and energy efficiency by enabling control through a smart home app, smartphone, or other networked devices.

Having the ability to control the devices in your home from a mobile device, anywhere in the world, has tremendous benefits.

The Many Benefits of Home Automation

Comfort and Convenience

Have you ever gotten the feeling that you left the stove on or forgot to lock the front door? Or perhaps you're in a hurry and forget to turn off the lights on your way out? With home automation, you have the ability to check-in and rectify all of the above scenarios, without actually having to come back home.

Many of these systems can be integrated with home automation controls:

  • Lights

  • Appliances

  • Electrical outlets

  • Heating and cooling systems

  • Sprinklers

  • Sound systems

  • Shades

  • Alarms

  • Doorbells

From kitchen gadgets to security cameras to window shades, there’s a smart choice for managing everything in your home.

Safety and Security

The doorbell rings but you aren’t expecting any guests; with home automation, you can check who it is directly from your smart device. Not only does this add an extra layer of security, it can also be great for securing deliveries and packages. If you’re expecting a delivery at 4pm but won’t get home until 6pm, you can check in at the expected delivery time to make sure that your package made it there.

Of course, nothing is more important than ensuring the safety of your home. A major benefit of home automation is the ability to arm and disarm security systems while you’re away.

Having the flexibility to turn your alarms on and off is great for when you have visitors stopping by while you’re out. This is especially useful for families with pets or children. Once the dog walker or babysitter leaves, you can quickly reset the alarm and secure your home.

Home Automation Is Virtually Limitless

Your home should feel comfortable and secure. Thanks to continued advancements in home automation, you have the ability to be hands-on and in control at all times.

Home automation allows us to make our lives simpler and more efficient, whether that means programming the lights to turn on or off at certain times or setting the temperature of the house to self-adjust depending on who is at home.

If you’re ready to make the switch to makeover your house into a smart home, BrickHouse Security has a team of experts ready to chat with you. Contact the team today to learn more about your options and how we can help guide you to the smart home of your dreams.