As you will learn soon, homeowners notice a big difference between a house with some Internet of Things (IoT) devices in it and a completely automated, streamlined home. We understand how those two concepts might seem synonymous at first. When someone walks into a residence and notices anything tech-forward, they might assume it’s a “smart home.”

Not so fast: Total home automation requires a higher level of connectivity, compatible devices and a central control system to streamline all these IoT tools. There’s nothing wrong with starting small and trying a DIY smart lock or some fun lighting controls, for example. Still, if you want to build a fully integrated, future-proof smart home, you’ll need professional integration and complete automation to make it happen. Keep reading for signs that your Greenwich, CT, home doesn’t live up to the “smart home’ moniker and what you can do to change that.

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From phones and tablets to gaming consoles and computers, there are more Internet-enabled devices in our homes than ever before. On the one hand, this is a good thing, as it means there are exciting new ways to use our devices and improve our lifestyle. On the other hand, more devices means more strain on your home network, which may hamper the performance of devices that use your network.
It’s time to go beyond the store-bought modem and router. A home wireless network installation from a company like Soundworks will give you the speeds and performance you want. Here are three reasons for homeowners in Armonk and other areas of New York to invest in a network upgrade.

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