Power Outages and Your Smart Home (It’s Not as Bad as You Think)

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So you’ve made the jump and recently installed smart door locks, garage doors, and a security camera in your home. Then your neighbor comes over and asks whether these new devices will work when the power goes out. What do you say? Have you thought this through, or are you stuck standing there with a quizzical look on your face? Don’t worry — you can tell your neighbour that the simple answer is Yes. Many types of smart home devices will work even when there’s no power. The longer answer is a little bit more complicated and varies by device....

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