The Ultimate Guide to Smart Home Distribution Panel

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Smart homes are an in-thing in the market. A smart home is comfortable, secure, and stylish. It relies on wireless connectivity to connect devices around the house. However, adding multiple devices to a wireless network will weaken the signals and result in poor performance. That would defeat the purpose of having a smart home, isn’t it?

So what you need is a secure yet reliable network that doesn’t depend on wires to ensure a connection. Sounds complex? Not really.

Smart wiring is simply an effective way to streamline wiring to increase the efficiency of your wireless devices. The smart home distribution panel is built differently to accommodate the changing requirements.

Smart Devices in a Smart Home 

  • Smart light fixtures
  • Smart light switch
  • Smart wall outlets (plug points)
  • Smart smoke alarms
  • Smart thermostats
  • Smart video doorbells
  • Smart sprinkler controllers
  • Smart remote controls

Even though most smart devices come with easy wiring instructions you can complete on your own, make sure to hire an expert. The entire smart home wiring needs to be carefully planned and distributed through the control panel.

Smart home wiring involves a series of panels with wires arranged in different patterns to accommodate various wireless devices. You need an automated control panel to provide dedicated home automation wiring for smart devices.

Wireless Devices Need Wiring 

Wireless devices also need some wiring to connect to the control panel and get a power supply from the main source. For example, smart light fixtures control themselves once you set up the program. But smart light fixtures come in fixed sizes and designs, which may not suit your taste or your home. A smart light switch can control the lights and bulbs through wiring to provide the same results.

Moreover, you need to connect your TV and air conditioners to the central wiring for them to work. You can make them smarter by pairing them with smart devices through a wireless network. In short, a smart home is a combination of wired and wireless devices/connections.

Hire a Professional 

Building a smart home distribution panel is the job of an expert. It sure is easy to connect a couple of smart devices to an existing panel. But building something from scratch requires a professional. Hire a company to customize the custom control panel for your smart home. The technician will visit your home to determine the number of connections required to add the smart devices. Remember that you need a few spare connections in case you add more smart devices to your home.

At the same time, the cost should also be considered. Smart home wiring is expensive compared to regular wiring. But it is also future-proof and allows you to easily upgrade to new smart home devices that are released into the market.

Hiring a professional will ensure that you get the best services with a focus on safety. Even a tiny mistake in the control panel could cause a full-blown fire at home. It is the responsibility of the company to take care of the safety standards and build a smart wiring panel for your requirements. The technician will also suggest which devices should be hard-wired and which should be wireless to increase their performance and life.

Solution Control Systems is a Canadian industrial automation system integration company. We offer customized panels, installation, and maintenance services to residential and commercial clients. We follow the best standards in the industry for building, testing, and installing custom distribution panels. We also offer repair services and work with clients from different industries.


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