Intimidated by the thought of automating your home? It does sound all futuristic and technical, but it doesn’t have to be any more difficult than programming your home electronics. Sure, you could rip out some walls and install new wiring, but why? Today’s smart homes are wireless, and so smart that they automatically detect and synch up with compatible appliances. All you need to do is make sure that your appliances are, in fact, compatible, and your smart home project will be a cinch.