Smart Home Devices to Simplify Everyday Life
With more ways to simplify our daily lives than ever before, home automation is no longer uncharted territory. Smart homes are easier to achieve and the benefits are clear: reduced energy consumption, improved safety and increased comfort. There are numerous ways to simplify your everyday life.
The refrigerator is the heart of every kitchen. Manufacturers know this, so they have created smart refrigerators with a number of cool features. Automatic temperature control to reduce food waste, touch screen, see-though door, Wi-Fi connection and integration with an assistant like Alexa are just some of the advantages of smart refrigerators. Some even offer a menu based on the fridge’s contents.
Motorized blinds and lighting control
Have your hands full? With home automation, this is no longer an issue, as you can create settings for each room in your home. For example, you can program your indoor and outdoor lights to turn off when you leave in the morning and turn on just before you return in the evening, and for extra privacy, you can program the blinds to close and open at a particular time. Once programmed, the only thing you’ll have to worry about is what to make for supper.
Smart washer and dryer
technology, you can now start your load remotely. You will still need to put
your clothes in the washer of course, but you can start the wash cycle no
matter where you are. You can also receive a notification when a load finishes
or extend the drying time before you get home. Sitting in the living room and
want to know how your load of whites is going? With some models, you can ask an
assistant like Alexa, Google or Bixby. You’ll never forget a load in the washer
after cooking is now a thing of the past with a robot vacuum instantly picking
up crumbs from the floor. First, you’ll need to find a permanent spot to plug
in the charging station. The robot can be turned on with or without the remote
control or programmed to run at the end of each meal, and multiple robot vacuum
cleaners can be connected to a tablet or cell phone. The remote activation
feature is super handy—arrive home to spotless floors!
There are so many smart devices available on the market—the ones mentioned above are just the tip of the iceberg. With a smart home, control is always at your fingertips. But before you embark on the home automation adventure, there’s one important question you should ask yourself: what are your needs? Happy exploring!