This is a condensed version of the in-dept Tips For Future-Proofing Your Home
• Trailing cables look untidy, so designing a well ventilated, central location to house all the equipment will ensure you have a discreet and easy to manage system;
• Think about how you blend technology into your home – flush keypads and smart tablets; hiding TVs discreetly behind artwork; installing projectors in ceiling spaces; speakers plastered into the walls; blinds hidden in recesses. These are all things to consider in the design phase if you want to get it right for you;
• Consider all the possibilities of control systems – they don’t just control heating, lighting, music and TV, they can be used to manage sprinkler systems, internal intercom, baby monitors, water features, climate control i...