If you are a Builder or Contractor, times have changed but they really haven’t, you just have more to think about!  As you all know building a home takes a lot of preparation.  From decisions with the foundation to final touches plans are made all along.  The order of these plans is critical to your success.  A new element is being added to the plates of Builders & Contractors…Smart Home Devices.

WHY USE SMART HOME DEVICES?

Maybe you’re wondering why you would bother installing a bunch of high-tech equipment in your home. We get it. Manually-operated homes have worked fine up until this point, haven’t they?

But smart home devices are about making your house and life more efficient, helping you cut the amount of power you use or the time and effort you expend on daily tasks. You can access all of the world’s information with a voice command, and you can stop worrying about locks, lights, and thermostats with a smart home device.

Smart security systems allow you to feel safer in your home and can simplify dog-walking and house-sitting routines. Plus, using this fancy tech is actually better for the environment because it allows you to control your power usage.

COMPATIBILITY FOR SMART HOME DEVICES

There are about 29 million smart home devices in the United States. That’s a lot of products and opportunities for innovation, but all these different devices aren’t always compatible with one another.

Some smart home devices pair with Amazon Alexa, while others use Google Assistant. Some use Android, while others have iOS apps. If you have your eye on a smart home device that you’re only somewhat confident will be compatible with your other smart products, make sure to carefully review the seller’s return policy.

There is also an older technology making some “radio” waves in the industry.  These Z Wave devices are proving to be more valuable to home automation and security because of their extended battery lives and affordability.  Z Wave also allows you to not have to be under the Google or Amazon umbrella allowing for much more flexibility to additional devices and price points.  Don’t navigate this alone and don’t let your clients navigate this alone.  Contact us

And here is what we are after…How do smart home devices affect a home’s value?

Many home buyers are willing to spend more for homes equipped with smart home devices. A recent survey found that almost 75% of millennial homeowners would spend $1,500 or more to make their homes smart. Updating your home’s tech with smart home devices can be just as important as renovating that outdated bathroom.

Know what you are after?  Do you know the future of what you want your clients to experience?  Visit us at www.aptuswi.com to see our emerging technologies to provide your clients with the information you and they need.  Make owning a home an experience!

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How do smart home devices affect a home’s value?

Many home buyers are willing to spend more for homes equipped with smart home devices. A recent survey found that almost 75% of millennial homeowners would spend $1,500 or more to make their homes smart. Updating your home’s tech with smart home devices can be just as important as renovating that outdated bathroom.

Visit us and see how helping your clients can put some fees back in your pocket.  To learn more face-to-face please book a Smart Technology Architect consultation at Schedule Service.