The allure of smart home is strong. According to a recent survey, about 53% of the people own a smart home device. Smart home helps you to stay connected while on the go. Isn’t it cool that you unlock your room with your smart phone, have the lights turn on automatically and you can monitor everything from your phone with indoor and outdoor security cameras? How do you ensure that burglars don’t break into your home when your family is on vacation?
You can connect your Home!
Smart security systems offer a practical solution with real-time surveillance via your smartphone, but do you know this can extend to every part of your home? A smart home security system connects to your wifi network so that you would be able to control all devices using your smart phone. A lot of people start with simple smart devices and then graduate to more complex and sophisticated systems.
Whether you need to reduce water usage, lower heating cost or improve indoor air quality especially with a Spectrum smart thermostat, there are multiple choices to create a smarter living space. Smart thermostats like Nest or Ecobee line of thermostats can help you to adjust your ac or heating based on the time of the day when you leave home or by when you arrive.
In every season, an automated thermostat enhances the quality of life by allowing you to make temperature adjustments. From Apple’s iPhone specific Homekit control platform to a Google platform for android, you can stick with one branded ecosystem to control all your connected devices or you can mix and match through multiple control applications.
Here are various smart devices which can help you create a connected home:
Home security cameras: A reliable security camera will help you to keep an eye on your house even when you are away. Indoor models can help you to be watchful on your children and pets. Cameras incorporated into door bells help to monitor front porch and let you interact with the strangers without coming to the door.
Muti-room audio systems: These system enable you to drop speakers in different room of the house so you can easily stream music from your own collection, or sync all of them or to send different tracks to each one.
Smart irrigation: Water is the precious resource. Smart irrigation ensures that your lawn gets enough moisture and water to be healthy without wasting too much. Smart irrigation systems can be complex but using the purpose built app is more convenient.
Smart homes make life easier and convenient. Whether you are at home or on a job, it keeps you alert from what is happening and security systems provide great help in emergency. You can connect all your appliances to your smartphone for constant monitoring and control if utility bills take a huge chunk of the household budget.