houses, Renovations

Automate Your Abode

Imagine not having to lift a finger in order to switch on your lights, get music going in every room, raise your blinds, feed your pets or water your plants. For a growing number of people, this isn't just a distant dream; home automation via centralised systems is changing the face of domesticity and removing 'manual' from the lives of many. The process of automating your abode means you can control almost every aspect of home life through the touch of a screen, and you can even do so remotely from your phone (not sure you set the alarm? do it from work!). Basically, it's an option that opens up a whole new world of convenience and comfort. To get an idea of how automation could change your life, watch the video below to see how it's done so for a New York-based designer.[/embed]