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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 different home in Dallas might be a jarring experience. You box up everything you own and move it into a entirely different location. A proven way we make a different house in Dallas seem more like home is to put up our preferred items. Home furniture which has traveled with you from house to house, window coverings, and pictures all make a space feel more welcoming. Yet what to do regard your smart home?

Lots of people assume that after they move to Dallas, their smart home will need to be completely re-set up in the different space. In fact, it is really an all-new set of rooms along with different outlets and light fixtures. And they'll have to connect to a whole new Wi-Fi network. Right? Interestingly, this is not a fact. If you are one of the numerous people who has produced an enjoyably reactive smart home out of light bulbs and also neat gadgets, it's simpler to move your smart home than perhaps you believe.

Here's how to make it happen:

1. Wi-Fi

2.Devices by Space

3.Set up by Labels

Keep Your Wi-Fi Network through the Move to Dallas

The first thing you will need is to maintain your Wi-Fi network. You may be looking at your Wi-Fi as a component of your web service, that's location-based. Your Wi-Fi network is a distinct thing, and it links every one of your household devices. It comes from your Wi-Fi router, which has network ports as well as an antenna.

Smart devices hook up to this router along with the label you gave the local network for example "Williams Home Internet". Should you use the same router and keep the exact network label, your smart home platform (hubs included) will be able to promptly reconnect in the new area.

Tag Your Equipment by Room as well as Name

The next task is to retain the way your devices are employed by room. When you use smart lights, for example, you probably have them intuitively tagged. Such things as "Kitchen Light" and "Bedroom Light". As you pack these bulbs (and make sure you change out bulbs and bring your smart bulbs with you!), label them with whatever their title is in your smart home app.

A similar rule can be applied to all named smart gadgets. Keep them categorized the identical manner by which you have them identified now, probably by room. By doing this, you're making a guideline for yourself in reinstalling your smart home inside the new space. As opposed to winding up with a mess which needs to be relabeled and also assigned to function once more.

Stick to Your Own Guidance

Finally, follow the instructions you left for yourself when you get to the new place. First of all, get your internet plan in place. Arrange your very own Wi-Fi network the way it was organized before so the gadget settings are still valid and will not have to be reset.

Subsequently, install the devices in accordance with their labeling. Put your bedroom smart light in the socket in the new bedroom. Install your kitchen units in the kitchen, your media units in the family room and so forth. Because we typically talk to our smart homes in terms of room and functionality, theoretically having another home with the same kind of areas still is effective.

If everything goes successfully, you won't even have to reassign your gadget categories and nifty smart routines.


Should you have previously set up a smart residence but will be moving to Dallas in the future, moving your smart house is astonishingly straightforward. All you have to do is make sure all of the controls operate similarly within your new place. And once your smart gadgets are back in place with your favorite helpful AI helper, the new place is going to feel like home.

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


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