Smart Devices

Tech to make life easier


There are many modern electrical devices that can make your home more comfortable for your family’s needs. Some of the most popular upgrades that Home Mechanics does are surge protection, outlet upgrades with USB, dimmer switches, and smart home connectivity. We also offer automatic lights that are fully functional throughout your home. If living in a modern home is important to you, our certified electricians can help. 


There are many benefits to device upgrades including enhanced safety and lower utility bills. Some of the smart device options that we offer are:

  • Nest Learning Thermostat
  • LeakSmart Water Leak Sensor
  • Nest Outdoor security camera
  • Nest Hello Doorbell Camera
  • Nest Smoke + CO Alarm

Every customer can benefit from one of these smart home solutions. Reach out to Home Mechanics today to learn more.

News & Advice


February 20, 2024

Feeling a little cramped in your house? Thinking of converting your garage into something more than storage for cars, bikes, and boxes? Then it’s probably time to start thinking about getting the temperature in your garage to a more liveable place.Boston area weather requires both heating and cooling in a garageEveryone has their own idea

How to Heat & Cool Your Home Garage

January 19, 2024

 Mini split heat pumps are revolutionizing home climate control with their efficiency and adaptability. Unlike traditional HVAC systems, mini splits offer the flexibility of being installed in various locations around the home, each bringing unique benefits.Because ductless mini-split systems are incredibly flexible, homeowners often ask if there are any limits to where mini-splits can be

5 Ideal Places to Install a Mini Split Heat Pump In Your Home

January 12, 2024

 When it comes to heating your home, there are more than a few options available. Two of the most common choices are heat pumps and furnaces. Both have their benefits and drawbacks, so it’s important to understand the differences between them in order to make an informed decision for your home.In this article, we’ll compare

Heat Pump vs. Furnace: A Comprehensive Analysis

FAQ / Tips


How does home automation technology work?

Home automation technology refers to the latest innovations that are built to enhance our daily life. Most of the time, they are installed onto your home appliances and furnishings. Establishment of home automation can turn your home smarter and more valuable. Since it allows full control of your household equipment, it can help cut down your energy consumption significantly. It also enables you to track your house using your smartphone devices when you are away for work or vacation.

Is it possible to install home automation to an existing or older house?

Definitely! Several home automation systems can also improve the efficiency and value of existing or older houses. Sometimes, all it takes is a stable network connection plus a smartphone to enable access and control to your home automation. If you are worried about all the headaches in rewiring and retrofitting, we can assist in installing wireless home automation that operates through batteries.

How long does home automation installation usually take?

It depends on the household items you want to automate, plus the scope of the installation services needed. Fitting of smart lights in your bedroom may only take a few hours, longer if you want them distributed across the house. Complete smart home installations, however, also take longer since it involves almost every system in your home. Most of them take more than a week to complete, especially if the service requires a Tasker to plan the whole thing.

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