Smart Home Installation

Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your smart home.


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5 Best Smart Thermostats (2023 Review)

Upgrade your home with one of these best smart thermostats that come with remote controlling, temperature scheduling, and usage reporting, among other features.

Testing Smart Automatic Water Shut Off Valves

Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey tests two different styles of smart automatic water shutoff valves.

How to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat with Four Wires | This Old House: Live

Ask This Old House home technology expert Ross Trethewey demonstrates how to install a new smart thermostat without an existing common wire. This video is part of This Old House: Live—an initiative providing daily programming and opportunities to connect with our experts during these challenging times.

How to Install an Electronic Dead Bolt

Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows a homeowner how to install a Bluetooth-enabled smart-lock dead bolt for his front door

How to Install an Energy-Saving Programmable Thermostat

Save on your energy bill with controls that automatically change the temperature settings