So, what exactly does it mean to have a smart home? If the title didn’t give it away, automation is a major factor. You already use this aspect every day. If you have a coffee pot with a timer or a sprinkler system that goes off when you’re out of town, that’s automation. The success of your home's technology depends on many factors and your home network can make the biggest impact. We would like to give a few tips about how your network functions and why that affects the efficiency of your smart home system.