AUTOMATING YOUR HOME CAN INTEGRATE WITH YOUR LIFESTYLE, ENHANCE YOUR HOME, AND MAKE LIFE SIMPLER. BUT WHERE TO START?
PROVIDES CONVENIENCE, STYLE, AND SAFETY. Simply by saying, “Alexa, Goodnight,”
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lights turn off, doors lock, thermostats adjust,
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and blinds close. Tim Hohenstein, owner of A Smarter Home, works with individuals consid-
ering stepping into these new products and those considering outfitting their entire home. “Connected technology blends into a home’s surroundings and becomes part of your day,” states Tim. “I love talking with clients about what they want, and then seeing the excitement on their faces when I show them how everything works. It makes their house fun and exciting.” 1. Tim Hohenstein, A Smarter Home, helps select, install, set up, and support smart technology products. 2. Echo Dots are functional, esthetic, and can be connected to fill your home with music. 3. Walkthrough a recipe, watch YouTube, Netflix, stream music, or display photos with Nest Hub. 4. Indoor & outdoor cameras and security alarms connect to speakers/hubs for safety and convenience. 5. Nest Thermostat integrates with Nest Protect, a combined smoke, and carbon monoxide alarm. 6. Remotely lock/unlock your deadbolt and set multiple codes for multiple people with Smart Locks.
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Kirkwood Lifestyle | September 2020