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February 19, 2019

Moving Your Smart Home

Moving Your Smart HomeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to a brand new residence in Austin may be a anxious time. You pack up the things you own and move it into a totally different location. A proven way we make a different house in Austin seem more like home is to put up our beloved things. Furniture that has traveled with you from place to place, draperies, and artwork all help to make a space feel more welcoming. But what should you do with your smart home?

Many people believe that if they move to Austin, their smart home will have to be totally re-set up in the new location. In fact, it's an all-new group of areas with new outlets and light fixtures. And they will need to hook up to a totally new Wi-Fi network. Correct? Shockingly, this isn't correct. If you're one of the many folks who has generated an enjoyably responsive smart home out of light bulbs and awesome gadgets, it's quicker to move your smart home than you might think.

Here's how to get it done:

1. Wi-Fi

2.Gadgets by Area

3.Set up by Labels

Maintain Your Wi-Fi Network in the Move to Austin

The first thing you will need is to keep your Wi-Fi network. You could be focused on your Wi-Fi as a portion of your web service, which is location-based. Your Wi-Fi network is a distinct thing, and it connects all your home devices. It comes from your Wi-Fi router, which has network ports along with an antenna.

Smart devices hook up to this router plus the moniker you gave your local network such as "Jones Household Internet". If you utilize the very same router and maintain the same network title, your smart home system (hubs included) should easily hook up in the new area.

Tag Your Equipment by Room as well as Name

The next task is to maintain the way your devices are used by room. When you use smart lights, for example, you most likely have them intuitively labeled. Such things as "Kitchen Light" and "Bedroom Light". As you pack up these lights (and don't neglect to trade out light bulbs and take the smart bulbs with you!), label them with whatever their name is in your smart home app.

The same procedure applies for all titled smart gadgets. Have them sorted the identical manner by which you've got them grouped now, most likely by room. By doing this, you are leaving a plan for yourself in reinstalling your smart home in the new location. As opposed to winding up with a mess that must be renamed and assigned to function once again.

Abide by Your Own Guidelines

Ultimately, follow the instructions you left for yourself when you arrive to the new residence. First of all, get your internet plan ready. Arrange your very own Wi-Fi network the way it was put together previously so that your device settings are still valid and don't have to be reset.

Next, set up the equipment in accordance with their labels. Put your bedroom smart light in the socket in your new bedroom. Set up your kitchen devices in the kitchen space, your media gadgets in the living room space and so on. Since we generally speak to our smart homes in regards to room and purpose, theoretically having a new residence having the same types of rooms still is effective.

Provided everything goes properly, you'll not even have to reassign the device categories and nifty smart routines.


For those who have presently set up a smart household and may be moving to Austin shortly, moving your smart house is amazingly easy. All that you have to do is be certain that all the options operate exactly the same within your new place. And once your smart gadgets are back in position with your favorite hospitable AI assistant, the new place should feel like home.

Moving to Austin soon? A-1 Freeman Moving Group can easily help with small or large moves, local area or long-distance moves. Contact us right now to get started.


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