Home automation is one of the fastest-growing fields in the home improvement industry. Smart devices and appliances have been increasing in number and popularity each year, with many also becoming more accessible to homeowners. Home automation has an enormous range of what is possible for each house. In some cases, homeowners may opt for a single smart thermostat or door lock, while others choose to automate their entire home, including lights, security system, and curtains.
For this reason, there are numerous associated costs when choosing a home automation system. Different appliances, materials, and systems have varying prices. Some systems may have installation and monitoring costs, while other systems may be simple enough for the homeowner to install and monitor themselves. If you choose to fully automate your home, expect labor costs of approximately $1,000 per room that you automate, with additional fees for monitoring.