There are many ways to get smart home technology. Everyone’s process will be slightly different.
Below are some basic steps to consider when selecting smart home devices. Click on a step to learn more.
- Determine your goals
What am I trying to do? What do I want and need?
Not sure what your goals are? Complete the self-assessment.
- Build a team for support
- Choose your smart home technology
Not sure what you need? Explore Devices for Your Goals as a starting point.
- Create your funding strategy and get your technology
- Set up and program your technology
- Troubleshoot and maintain your technology
Finally, it is an ongoing process to make adjustments to your smart home setup. Research and add new devices as needed.
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