Over the last few decades, advancements in technology have literally put the world at our fingertips. Now, you can take things one step further and control certain aspects of your home with your voice. From turning off your security alarm to brewing a fresh cup of coffee, more and more tasks can be done through home automation. Using your home’s internet and the technology of your choice, you can turn your house into a smart home and control various appliances, lights, and other electronics all with the sound of your voice.
Depending on whether you want a complete smart home or just want to add a few specific automations, the cost of this project will vary. Additionally, the brand or company you choose for your home automation will impact the final cost. Technological companies such as Google, Amazon, Avario, KRU, SimpliSafe, Sonic Systems and Vivint are popular amongst Canadian homeowners. You can either hire an independent contractor to help you with your home automation needs or ask the company technicians to install it for you. This cost guide will help you understand the costs and other important details related to your home automation installation.