Getting started with your smart home

So, you’ve decided to take your first steps into the world of smart home tech? You’re in the right place. Get all the info to get you started, right here.

Where to start with your smart home

When you first look into smart home technology, it’s easy to be a bit confused where you start. There are smart versions of everything from your doorbell to your dishwasher, potentially making that first purchase a bit daunting. We’ve outlined the best places to start your smart home below – simply click one of the highlighted products to find out more!

Frequently Asked Questions

woman looking confused with a speech bubble saying how much do i need to spend to set up a smart home

A smart plug is a perfect way to start your smart home adventure. You can buy one for less than £20!

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If you can use a mobile phone and download an app, then you have all the knowledge you need to get started.

woman looking confused with a speech bubble saying Do I need to use my voice assistant to activate a smart home?

No, you don’t. Some people find it easier to use an app on their phone rather than voice control.

A guide to voice assistants

Around 1 in 5 UK homes has a voice assistant according to recent statistics. These smart speakers have soared in popularity over recent years and this popularity isn’t expected to slow-down anytime soon. So if you’re looking to get yourself a virtual assistant, whether it’s to play your favourite tunes whilst you’re cooking or to find out the traffic on the way to work, this guide is the one for you!

In this guide, you’ll find:

  • The rundown on the biggest and best names in the voice assistant market
  • How you can do everything from ordering pizza to booking flights with just a few words
  • And some of the ways that we use our virtual assistants to make our lives easier