1) To install a wiring system in advance of it being used or needed.
A smart home pre-wire is what happens when we run all wires for low voltage, security and smart home technology while the home is being built and before the drywall phase is completed, This method is contrast to retrofitting a smart home system after the build has been completed.
While planning on building or fully remodeling a home in Austin Texas, It’s important to add low voltage wiring for security, audio video, network/wifi and smart home automation.
Home automation is changing the way we live in our homes. If you think you’d like to make your home smarter in the future, pre-wiring is a great first step to take.
Your network can be set up wirelessly using a Mesh, but you will always find a stronger more stable result through a wired system.
You won’t have a wireless limit on how much information can be transmitted.
Hardwired network design multiplies the level of bandwidth capability.
If reliable device connectivity is a priority in your new home, pre-wiring for data is the only way to make this happen.
Your security system can be installed using wireless methods after the home is built, but you will always have a more reliable result through a wired security system.
Wireless systems need to have all batteries replaced once a year on all devices and contacts.
Pre-Wired Security systems have almost no yearly maintenance.
You can pre-wire a security system while you build and wait to implement the security monitoring later.
Wireless Security systems cost more than a wired security system
So many smart devices need strong WiFi signals to operate and update properly. We recommend adding a Cat6 network wire to all rooms that you want great performance in. Large homes depend on every room being wired for WiFi.
Audio Visual pre-wiring is the best practice if you want to add TV and music to rooms in the future. You can pre-wire as many rooms as you want, giving you the freedom to install a new system down the road.