In making the decision to purchase home security, you’ll hear the term “home automation” a lot. This designation refers to a home that lets you control everything going on inside it with the touch of a button. Things like regulating your home temperature, turning lights on or off, locking doors, and even controlling your security system become easy check boxes. An automated home is one that thinks for you, one that leverages new technology and more readily available devices that are smart enough to save you time, effort, and money when it comes to protecting your home, your business, and your assets in general. In short, automating your home can be the ticket to peace of mind. 


The benefits to home automation technology include: 


It’s safer. You can control lighting, meaning the lights come on when you get home, or when motion is detected. You can lock the doors, even when you’re already halfway to your destination. You also have the option to set up alerts for when visitors arrive.  


It’s energy efficient. With a smart home, you can save energy and money by regulating your thermostat and setting lights to timers, so that they shut off when not in use.  


It saves you money. Obviously, when your home operates more efficiently, you’ll save money in utilities, but you’ll also save on return trips home when you can’t remember if you locked the front door, or if you forgot to leave the lights on or off.  


It’s convenient. With the touch of a button on your smart phone or device, you can keep an eye on your home or business. You won’t have to wonder about your assets while you’re away, and you don’t have to depend on neighbors to watch over it for you. Instead, everything you need to know is right at your fingertips.  


It’s comfortable. Smart home technology learns to manage outdoor temperature spikes, so that the inside of your house is always feeling just right.  


Overall, you’re gaining peace of mind with home automation technology. At Dorney Security Systems, we’d love to show you how we can help you make your home smarter, and help you live better. Call us today.