Frequently Asked Questions
I'm still confused on the concept. How does it all work?
Home automation can be tricky. There are lots of moving parts and it can be a bit confusing, but it's actually quite simple. There are three essentials to get started on automating your home.
What kind of smart devices are available?
There are all kinds of devices available that can be connected and be controlled in a smart home set up. The four main categories include: lighting, climate control, home security, and entertainment.
Does home automation increase the value of my home?
Home automation has increased in demand over the years and likely increases home value. Everyone wants to live in a smart home and enjoy the convenience of smart home technologies, so when a house implements these devices the homeowner can raise their asking price. Make sure you work with a licensed real estate agent to ensure that the price of your home falls within the market.
What is a "smart home"?
Smart Home is a term used to describe modern homes that have appliances, lighting, and other electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by the owner, usually with a mobile app.
Do I have to make my whole house smart?
Making your entire home smart is absolutely not necessary. It is smart to begin with a small area and prioritize your options, then decide if you want to invest in automating your whole home.
Is it hard to control the smart devices?
Implementing smart home technologies is made easy with the Vera iOS and Android app. You can control your devices with just a few clicks when you have any Vera controller and smart device. For instance, if you forget to turn off your lights before you leave your home, simply open up your app and have your smart lighting turn off the lights while you're on the road.
What are the benefits of home automation?
There are many benefits to making your home a smart home. First, there is added comfort and security for you and your family when you have smart devices monitoring your home. You can monitor your home from near or far when you have cameras and motion sensors, you can remotely lock your doors if you simply forgot to before leaivng the house, and keep some peace of mind. Home automation gives you convenient control and remote access to your devices, allowing you to customize different settings that can be triggered with a single click. Lastly, it can help you to save energy and be more energy efficient around your home, helping to bring down your monthly utility bills and reduce cost.
I need support for one of your products. Where can I get help?
You can visit the Vera Support Knowledge Base to get help on any Vera controller or Vera product from any of our packages.
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