Home Automation Pilot

A lot of people set out to build their home automation system, but have trouble finding the right pieces. That's because there are a lot of options to choose from. We'll walk you through the basics.

Choose a hub

Pick a voice assistant

Build out your components


How does it work?

Build an automated home with this step-by-step guide that includes considerations for each component, advice, and resources.


The hub acts as the brain and connects all of your devices.  Picking out something that works for you and fits your lifestyle plays a huge role in making sure your system will fit your needs.

Voice Assistants

While not strictly necessary, but they are a fairly common staple in smart homes.  Voice assistants allow you to control your home without opening your smartphone or tablet.


They are the meat and potatoes of your system and making sure they work well with your hub and do what you want will save you a lot of time and money in the long run.

Do you live with someone else and want to make sure your home automation doesn't rock the boat?  Read more here on philosophy behind user experience.

So what are you waiting for?