I’d like to start building a smart home in increments and I have a number of questions I’m hoping the community might be able to answer. I’d like to start by adding lights incrementally and would like your opinions based on experience. Sorry for the text dump - I want to do this right.
With Z-Wave, ZigBee, and Wemo - which one is considered to be the most reliable. Also, which can operate when wifi is out?
I just purchased all new LED bulbs last year so I think I’d like to go with the wall switch approach for integration. When a wall switch is in the off position, does this disable the ability to control the light remotely? Or do the new wall switches not work that way?
Are there any wall switch dimmers that don’t make LED lights blink like crazy? I have a number of lights with candelabras and would love to have them dim nicely without blinking. Do most new dimmers work with LEDs?
I am upgrading my network to the Google Wifi routers when they become available, When I make this change, do I need to somehow deactivate all of my setups and reactivate them with the new Google Wifi routers? Is this complicated?
Thanks for everybodys thoughts.