Episode 11: Home Automation and How To Make Your Home Smart

Aside from the Disney Channel Original Movie Smart House (1999), the HGTV Smart Home has probably brought the most media attention to home automation in recent years. For many, the idea of home automation is intimidating – how do you even get started anyway? Amazon Alexa? Google Home? None of the above? Well on today’s episode, we hope to alleviate some anxiety and demystify the illusion that home automation is inaccessible. You’ll hear it a million times – it’s all about convenience and it can be as complex or as simple as you want.

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Home Automation: 5 Simple Ways to Use Smart Devices In Your Home

If you or your children ever watched Disney Channel in the early 2000s, you’re probably familiar with the movie “Smart House.” While this movie painted a sort of bleak and comedic picture of the potential dangers of home automation and artificial intelligence, we’ve nevertheless found ourselves right there, smack dab in the future. Even without a robot mommy maid in the picture, home automation can definitely be a little intimidating, especially getting started! It doesn’t have to be complicated. Let this post serve as a simple start guide to home automation.

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