Residential smart home automation services offer a wide range of benefits, including increased safety and security, improved energy efficiency, and enhanced comfort and control.
Smart Home Automation by Wolverine Low Voltage
Looking to upgrade your home with the latest smart home technology? Our home automation services offer a range of solutions to increase safety, security, energy efficiency, and convenience. Whether you’re building a new home, rehabbing a property, or managing short-term rentals, our team can help you install and set up smart thermostats, lighting, security systems, and more. Home automation services offer a wide range of benefits, including increased safety and security, improved energy efficiency, and enhanced comfort and control. With the rise of smart technology, it’s becoming more important than ever to incorporate these services into our homes.Get in TOuch
Smart irrigation systems help you manage your water consumption and reduce waste, ensuring that your plants and lawn receive the right amount of water at the right time.
Smart Thermostat Install & Support
Our team can help you install and set up a smart thermostat that will allow you to remotely control the temperature of your home. We can recommend popular brands such as Nest, Ecobee, and Honeywell that offer intuitive controls and energy-saving features.
Benefits of using a smart thermostat include energy savings, convenience, and increased control. Smart thermostats can learn your temperature preferences and adjust themselves accordingly, which can lead to significant savings on your energy bills. They also allow for remote access control, so you can adjust your home’s temperature from your smartphone or other smart devices.
Popular and trusted smart thermostat brands include:
Nest is a popular smart thermostat brand that offers features such as learning your temperature preferences, adjusting itself based on your schedule, and tracking your energy usage. It also integrates with other smart home devices, such as Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, allowing for voice control of your HVAC system.
Ecobee is another popular smart thermostat brand that offers similar features to Nest, but with additional room sensors that can detect occupancy and temperature in different parts of your home. This allows for more precise temperature control and energy savings.
Honeywell is a well-known brand in the HVAC industry, and their smart thermostats offer features such as remote access control, scheduling, and energy usage tracking. They also integrate with other smart home devices, such as Amazon Alexa and Apple HomeKit.
Smart Lighting Installation & Support
Lighting control systems allow you to adjust your home’s lighting from your smartphone or tablet, creating a personalized and comfortable living space. We can install smart lighting systems that allow you to control your lights remotely, set schedules, and adjust brightness levels.
Benefits of using smart lighting include energy savings, convenience, and customization. Smart lighting allows you to control your lights from anywhere, whether you’re at home or away. Smart lighting also allows for energy savings by allowing you to turn off lights when you’re not using them, and by using energy-efficient LED bulbs.
Popular brands and their features include:
In addition to smart bulbs, light strips, and fixtures, Philips Hue offers a wide variety of smart lighting products. Through an app on a smartphone, voice commands, or a smart home hub, these lights can be controlled. Additionally, they offer an array of colors and dimming options to create the perfect atmosphere for any room.
Sylvania Smart+ offers smart bulbs, light strips, and fixtures at an affordable price. You can control these lights through an app or via a smart home hub. In addition to offering a variety of colors and dimming options, they also offer LED bulbs that are energy efficient.
LIFX is another popular smart lighting brand that offers smart bulbs, light strips, and panels. As with Philips Hue, LIFX lights can be controlled via a smartphone app, voice commands, or a smart home hub. Additionally, they offer a wide range of colors and dimming options, as well as music synchronization and scheduling.
Kasa Smart is a popular brand of smart outlets that offer a range of options for controlling appliances, lighting, and devices from anywhere with an app or voice commands via a smart home hub. They offer both indoor and outdoor options, as well as power strips for multiple devices. Kasa Smart outlets also offer energy monitoring to track energy usage and save on utility bills.
Home Security Install & Support
Smart home security systems have become increasingly popular in recent years, offering homeowners a range of benefits beyond just traditional security measures. These systems are designed to integrate with other smart home devices, providing an easy experience that can help homeowners monitor and control their home from anywhere, at any time.
Smart home security systems offer a range of benefits, including improved security, energy efficiency, and convenience. With these systems, homeowners can monitor their homes remotely, receive alerts when there is activity, and even control devices like lights and thermostats from their smartphones. Many systems also offer features like voice control, facial recognition, and the ability to set up custom routines and schedules, providing even more convenience and control.
Popular and trusted smart security systems include:
Ring is a popular brand of smart home security products that offers a range of options for home security, including video doorbells, security cameras, and alarm systems. The Ring Video Doorbell allows you to see, hear, and speak to anyone at your door from your smartphone or tablet. Ring’s security cameras offer live streaming, motion detection, and two-way talk, and are available in both wired and wireless options. Ring’s alarm system offers professional monitoring, motion detection, and customizable settings for different areas of your home.
Nest is a popular brand of smart home security products that offers a range of options for home security, including video doorbells, security cameras, and smart locks. In addition to other smart home devices, the Nest Hello Video Doorbell allows you to see who’s at your door and talk to visitors from your phone. Nest’s security cameras offer live streaming, motion detection, and two-way talk, and are available in both wired and wireless options. Nest’s smart locks allow you to lock and unlock your door from anywhere, and offer features like passcodes and temporary access for guests.
Arlo is a popular brand of smart home security products that offers a range of options for home security, including wireless security cameras, video doorbells, and floodlight cameras. Arlo’s wireless security cameras offer live streaming, motion detection, and two-way talk, and are available in both indoor and outdoor options. Arlo’s video doorbell allows you to see and talk to visitors from your phone, and their floodlight cameras offer a bright light and loud siren to deter intruders.
Smart Appliances Installation & Support
Lighting control systems allow you to adjust your home’s lighting from your smartphone or tablet, creating a personalized and comfortable living space. We can install smart lighting systems that allow you to control your lights remotely, set schedules, and adjust brightness levels. Popular brands and their features include:
Smart kitchen appliances such as refrigerators, dishwashers, and ranges are becoming increasingly popular due to convenience and ability to make cooking and cleaning easier.
Top brands for kitchen appliances and equipment include:
- Samsung: Offers a range of smart refrigerators with features like touchscreen displays, cameras inside the fridge, and integration with voice assistants.
- LG: Provides a variety of smart dishwashers that can be controlled remotely and offer features like quad-wash technology for a more thorough clean.
- GE: Offers a selection of smart ranges with features like built-in Wi-Fi and voice control through virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa.
Smart kitchen appliances can be integrated with other smart home devices to create a complete connected experience. For example, a smart fridge could connect to a smart speaker to play music or provide recipe suggestions, while a smart range could integrate with a smart thermostat to adjust the temperature when cooking.
Smart laundry equipment, such as washers and dryers, can provide added convenience and efficiency to the laundry routine.
Top brands include:
- Samsung: Offers a range of smart washers and dryers with features like Wi-Fi connectivity and integration with virtual assistants.
- LG: Provides a variety of smart washers and dryers that can be controlled remotely and offer features like steam cleaning and sensor drying.
- Whirlpool: Offers a selection of smart washers and dryers with features like load and go dispensers and compatibility with smart home platforms like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Smart laundry equipment can be integrated with other smart home devices to create a seamless experience. For example, a smart washer and dryer could integrate with a smart home hub to send alerts when a cycle is complete or integrate with a smart speaker to start a load or provide laundry tips.
Smart robot vacuums can clean floors automatically, and can be controlled remotely or through voice assistants. These devices can be set to a routine or be remotely controlled to ensure minimal disruption throughout the day.
Top brands for robot vacuums include:
- iRobot: Offers a range of smart vacuums with features like mapping technology, compatibility with voice assistants, and Wi-Fi connectivity.
- Shark: Provides smart vacuums that can be controlled through a smartphone app, have built-in sensors to avoid obstacles, and offer multiple cleaning modes.
- Eufy: Offers a selection of smart vacuums with features like quiet operation, self-charging, and compatibility with virtual assistants.
Smart robot vacuums can be integrated with other smart home devices to create a complete connected experience. For example, a smart robot vacuum could integrate with a smart home hub to schedule cleaning times or connect with a smart speaker to start a cleaning cycle.
Smart doorbells are an essential part of a modern home security system. They allow homeowners to see and interact with visitors remotely, even when they are away from home. They also provide an added layer of security by capturing footage of any suspicious activity at the front door.
Top brands for doorbells and equipment include:
- Ring: Ring’s smart doorbells offer HD video, motion detection, and two-way talk. They also integrate with Amazon Alexa and allow you to monitor your home from anywhere with the Ring app.
- Nest: Nest brand doorbells offer a high-quality camera with facial recognition and night vision, and it can recognize people you know and send alerts accordingly. It also integrates with other Nest devices for a complete smart home experience.
- Arlo: Arlo’s smart doorbells offer a 180-degree viewing angle and can alert you when it detects packages. They also offer advanced features like pre-recorded messages and a built-in siren.
- Blink: Blink offers a doorbell which features 1080p HD video, two-way audio, and customizable motion detection via detection zones. Blink also offers a battery-powered option for those who don’t have a wired doorbell.
Smart doorbells integrate seamlessly with other smart home devices, allowing users to receive alerts and view footage on their smartphones, tablets, or even smart TVs. They can also work with voice assistants like Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to provide hands-free control. When paired with other smart security devices such as smart locks or security cameras, they can provide a comprehensive security solution for the home.
Need to make sure your pets are eating properly? Out of town and can’t get someone to feed your pet? Smart pet feeders are a convenient addition to any smart home, allowing pet owners to schedule feedings and dispense food remotely. With some brands adopting built-in cameras to the feeder, you can see your pet in real-time while dispensing food when necessary.
Top brands of smart feeders include:
- PetSafe: Known for a range of pet products including smart feeders, litter boxes, and more, PetSafe offers smart feeders that can be controlled through an app, allowing owners to schedule and dispense feedings remotely. Their feeders also feature a built-in camera, which allows owners to monitor their pets while they eat.
- SureFeed: SureFeed specializes in microchip pet feeders, which can be programmed to only allow access to designated pets, ensuring that the correct pet receives the correct food. Their smart feeders also feature an app that allows owners to schedule feedings and monitor their pet’s eating habits.
- WOpet: WOpet offers a range of smart pet feeders, from automatic feeders to manual feeders that can be controlled through an app. Their feeders also feature a voice recording function, allowing owners to call their pets to eat even when they’re not home.
Smoke detectors and CO2 sensors are a must-have in every home. While these traditional appliances are useful for alerting you to problems while in your home, they are lacking if you are away. Installing smart home alarms and sensors allow for peace of mind wherever you may be. Get real-time alerts if something is unusual.
Top brands of smart home alarms and sensors include:
- Nest: Nest offers a range of smart home alarms, including smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Their alarms can be connected to the Nest app, which allows users to receive alerts and monitor the status of their alarms from anywhere.
- Ring: Ring specializes in smart home security with doorbells, alarms, and sensors. While not directly offering CO2 or smoke alarms, they do offer a Smoke and CO Listener device. This device will send an alert to you if it hears a smoke or CO alarm triggered.
Smart Blinds ANd Shades Install & Support
Smart window blinds and shades are an excellent addition to any smart home, offering the convenience of automation and the energy-saving benefits of optimized shading. By integrating with other smart home systems, they can also be an integral part of a larger smart home ecosystem.
Popular and trusted brands include:
Lutron is a leading brand in the smart home industry, and its Serena line of smart shades is one of the most popular options for homeowners. These shades can be controlled with a variety of devices, including Lutron’s Pico remote, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant. Serena shades can also be integrated with other smart home systems, such as Nest, Logitech, and Sonos.
Additionally, Lutron’s shading solutions are energy efficient, allowing homeowners to optimize the use of natural light in their homes and reduce their energy bills.
A well-known brand in the window treatment industry, Hunter Douglas’ PowerView Motorization system is an excellent choice for those looking to add smart control to their blinds. These shades can be controlled with Hunter Douglas’ PowerView App, a Pebble remote, or voice commands with Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, or Google Assistant.
Hunter Douglas’ shades also offer energy-saving benefits, as they can be programmed to open and close based on the position of the sun and the homeowner’s preferences.
Somfy offers a variety of smart shading solutions, including motorized blinds, shades, and curtains. Their products can be controlled with a range of devices, including handheld remotes, wall switches, and smartphone apps. Somfy’s smart shades can also be integrated with other smart home systems, such as Amazon Alexa, Apple HomeKit, Google Assistant, and IFTTT.
In addition to their energy-saving benefits, Somfy’s shading solutions also offer privacy and security benefits by allowing homeowners to adjust the level of shade or privacy in their homes remotely.
Bali Blinds offers a range of motorized blinds and shades that can be controlled with a remote or smartphone app. These products are compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, allowing homeowners to control their shades with voice commands. Bali Blinds’ smart shading solutions also offer energy-saving benefits, as they can be programmed to adjust based on the position of the sun and the homeowner’s preferences.
By retrofitting existing blinds with smart technology, homeowners can enjoy the convenience of remote control, scheduling, and automation without having to purchase entirely new window treatments. This can be a great way to save money and still enjoy the benefits of smart blinds.
Wolverine Low Voltage leverages a variety of brands and products to implement smart home technology into your current setup. Utilizing MySmartBlinds Automation Kit, AXIS Gear, and other similar products allow for automating your existing blinds with ease.
Smart Irrigation Installation & Support
Smart irrigation systems offer a range of benefits, such as energy efficiency, water conservation, overall convenience, and remote management. By using weather data and advanced algorithms, these systems can create custom watering schedules that are tailored to the specific needs of your yard.
They also allow you to manage your irrigation system remotely through a smartphone app, so you can adjust your watering schedule from anywhere. Additionally, some smart irrigation systems can integrate with other smart home devices, such as weather sensors and moisture sensors, to create a more comprehensive smart home system.
Popular and trusted brands include:
Rachio is a well-known and trusted brand in the market. Their products can integrate with various smart home systems such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and SmartThings. Rachio’s smart irrigation systems use weather data and advanced algorithms to create a custom watering schedule for your yard, conserving water and saving money on your water bill.
Orbit’s B-Hyve line of smart irrigation systems can integrate with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. They offer a range of products, from simple timers to more advanced Wi-Fi enabled controllers that allow you to manage your sprinklers from anywhere using your smartphone. Orbit’s systems also use weather data to adjust watering schedules and conserve water.
RainMachine is another popular brand in the smart irrigation system market. Their products offer full smart home integration with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and SmartThings. RainMachine’s systems use hyper-local weather data to create custom watering schedules that are designed to conserve water and keep your plants healthy.
Hunter offers a range of smart irrigation products that can be integrated with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Their products include both controllers and sensors that can be used to automate your irrigation system and save water. Hunter’s smart irrigation systems also allow you to remotely manage your system through their mobile app, so you can adjust your watering schedule from anywhere.