How to start your SmartHome

And 3 security-creating functions that make the decision all worth it

A SmartHome sets the framework for a safe life. You can build your SmartHome system so that it fits your everyday life and at the same time make your home safer.

Here you will get a guide to get started with setting up a SmartHome system.

Start-up of SmartHome

When you want to start a SmartHome system, you must first of all make sure that you have a good internet connection. A SmartHome is an ecosystem of appliances that talk to each other through your WiFi.

Next, you must select your system. The most popular are Google, Amazon and Apple.

Choose your first Smart products

There is a sea of ​​possibilities when it comes to SmartHome products. Light, sound, locks and much more can be integrated into the ecosystem which can help make your everyday life considerably easier.

It might be an idea to start small: choose, for example, to first replace bulbs with Smart bulbs that you turn on with your mobile phone - or set up scenarios for them to turn on themselves in the evening.

Familiarize yourself with the products and their functions

Familiarize yourself with the products A SmartHome system is only smart if you use the many functions correctly. Familiarize yourself with the products before you buy them – can they make a difference in your everyday life, or is it just another gadget that is not used optimally? and their functions

Expand your SmartHome system

Once you have set up the first products in your home, you will quickly discover how much of a difference they make. Then it's time to expand!

Increase security

Increase home security with Smart locks, which make it harder for thieves to break in.

With Smart locks, you can open the door from your mobile - regardless of where you are. Then you can let cleaners, craftsmen, guests or the children in, without even being at home. And you'll never have to worry about forgetting your keys again.

You can integrate alarm systems and monitoring into your SmartHome system, which gives you peace of mind both on weekdays and when you are on holiday.

Motion sensors and cameras that you can see via your mobile give peace of mind.


Create a better indoor climate

With a SmartHome system, you can advantageously look into which products can talk to each other. For example, you can create a better indoor climate with a CO2 alarm and automatic window openers – when the CO2 level is too high, the windows open!

You can also get products that control the thermostat and the heat in your home. Here you can also set up scenarios so that the heat is switched on before you get home. Then the living room is always warm and cozy to sit in after a long day.