How to Make Your Home Feel Like A Million-Dollar Smart Home – Review Geek
Josh Hendrickson / Review Geek
I recently toured several million-dollar homes that boasted integrated smart home tech. To my surprise, I didn’t see a single custom-built system like Control4. Most of the tech were gadgets you can buy and easily install yourself! (With a just few exceptions.)
For clarity, I live in an area where the average home sells for around $200,000. Few people own million-dollar homes, and they are typically large, often four or more levels, such as the picture above I took before touring the house.
While most of that money goes into luxury features like walk-in pantries, the size of home offices, and custom-themed game rooms, you also get some smart home tech as part of the package. I went in expecting to see custom systems like a Control4 or Savant, but that wasn’t the case at all. I didn’t even see a single smart hub.
Instead, I saw video doorbells, smart assistant devices, smart thermostats, smart lights, smart water valves, smart sprinklers, and expansive (and therefore expensive) smart curtain systems. You could install most of these devices easily to get a…
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