This article is part of Andrew Lucas London's Complete Guide to the Smart Home series.
When it comes to planning out your dream home, it can be easy to overlook the technology you want to put into the property until after everything else is in place. Yet planning ahead can reap benefits, not least because organising this ahead of time will allow your technology to be better integrated into the fabric of your home.
Having a smart home installer involved every step of the way can also make the process a whole lot simpler. As well as installing your home technology systems and ensuring they work perfectly, a smart home specialist will advise you on the best platform for your property, help you design your smart home and be on hand when it's all completed in case anything goes awry.
When should I get a smart home specialist involved in my project?
The earlier you can get a home technology specialist involved in the design process, the easier it will be to incorporate smart technology into your home. An experienced smart home company will do more than merely specify and install your smart home technology. They will play an active role in the project, working alongside architects, interior designers and other parties to ensure that all systems dovetail neatly with the property’s design.