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Smart home technology is changing the lives of many Canadians. You can learn how at this year’s National Home Show in Toronto from March 10th to 19th. Best Buy custom-built a smart home at the show so you can see how the newest technology can add convenience, comfort and peace of mind to any home.

Smart home technology will breath new life into your home. At the home show, visitors will be able to try out many of the newest smart lights, smart locks and smart appliances from the most innovative vendors like Samsung, Bosch, Philips, Ring and Nest. The rest of us Canadians (I am writing this in Vancouver) can see a huge assortment of smart home technologies in any Best Buy store and online at, and that is great! At the home show, though, you’ll be able to try out many products that have been installed in a home-like setting you can truly get an idea of how those products might help your life in your own home.

What you will see at the home show

The Best Buy smart home isn’t a display showcase of polished products in pretty glass boxes for you to admire. It is installed home solutions for you to try, experience, and get a clear understanding of how they work in a real home. You will understand which smart home technologies are best suited for your home. You will also see how easy it will be to begin transforming your home into a more convenient, more cost-efficient, more secure live space.

Blogger Paul Hunter visited the home show on the first day and took a few videos to help you get a sense of the experience. He also wrote an article about the visit that you can read as well.

Here are some of the manufactures who have products installed in the Best Buy smart home at the home show:



Click here to see the complete range of products available right now that Best Buy will have on display at the home show. Which one is your favourite?


Details: Best Buy at the National home show

             When: March 10 to 19, 2017

             Where: The Enercare Centre in the Exhibition Place in Torontonational home show best buy location

Geek Squad smart home solutions


Many smart home products can be installed easily without tools or with simple tools like a screwdriver and pliers. However, you may still want to ask an agent’s help. Geek Squad agents are experts at planning an overall smart home strategy, and with any installation, from the simple to the more technical.

Best Buy blog has many resources to get you started

On the blog we have reviewed many of the most popular smart home products. We have created articles and videos that explain what is available, how they help make a home smarter and how you can easily add them to your home. Read all about it!

Here is a sample of some of the articles and videos on the blog:

Philips smart home options
Philips Hue Starter Kit Review: The future in a box

Samsung smart TV
Samsung SUHD Series 8 TV Review

nanoleaf smart lighting
Nanoleaf Aurora: Reviewing a whole new way to light
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Here are a few installation videos created by our bloggers:

How to install a Ring Video Doorbell

How to install the Arlo Pro Security Camera

How to install a Sanus wall mount for you TV

How to install an August smart lock on your front door

How to install a Yale Door Look Viewer



Martin Renaud
Editor in Chief
Martin loves working with the talented editors and writers on the Best Buy Blog as Editor-in-Chief. During his spare time he is either working on his next novel, cooking up a masterpiece in the kitchen, or adding some smart tech to his new home on Mayne Island in British Columbia.