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Achieving a Smart Home

smart homeOwning a home is an investment. People dream of buying a home where they can grow a family. With the recent technology we have today, building a “smart home” is possible. Technology never stops evolving – smart phones, wireless items; the world of technology never fails to amaze us. 

Today, the fun of technology has reached home appliances which make your day to day life more comfortable. Brimming with the technological advancements, people’s lives have become easier. Here are some benefits you get to enjoy with a smart home:

  • Offers extreme convenience
  • Saves energy and money
  • Improve your home security
  • Safety on appliances and lighting system
  • Increase your home’s value
  • Multitask

Having a smart home will give you peace of mind knowing that your home is secured plus it offers more convenience. So, how can you turn your house into a smart home? Below are the must-have devices in a smart home.

 

  • Home Security Camera

A home security camera is a great way to keep an eye on your property whether you are at work or away on vacation. Many systems allow you to connect to your smart phone so you receive real-time footage. While comparing, be sure to purchase one with a good source of audio, resolution and night vision.

 

  • Smart Door Lock

Smart locks allows you easily digitally lock and unlock your front door with the use of the smartphone or a fob. It allows you and other people to enter your home without a key and you are notified when someone enters.  Increase your home’s security with a smart lock.

 

  • Smart Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Carbon monoxide detectors are crucial in keeping your home and your family safe. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, tasteless, and colorless gas that can be life-threatening. This device notifies you thru your smartphone when carbon monoxide is detected.

 

  • Smart Home Hubs

Of course, in order to be in control of all your smart devices in your smart home, you should get  a smart hub. Amazon Echo Plus, Google Google Nest Hub Max, and Samsung SmartThings Hub are just a few of the most popular choices today. These hubs allows you to create a to-do list, check the weather and traffic, turn off your lights and more. 

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