8 Ways You Can Make Your Home a Smart One

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Access to top-grade technology used to be a challenging task. However, the technological advancement in the 21st century allows you to control and monitor all your electronic devices through your phone or smart speaker. 

Not to mention, transforming your home into a robust, smart home can be rather tempting. There’s an extensive range of state-of-the-art, functional, and advanced technologies, such as automated lights to smart door locks. Plus, these allow you to control movement inside and outside your home with the help of high-grade smart cameras. 

But stepping into the enormous world of smart home devices as a novice will leave you confused. For finding high-grade tech from the plethora of devices available, there’s a lot you need to consider before making your final purchase. Here you may wonder how do I add contemporary electronics in my living space without spending too much? Luckily, the process isn’t as hard as it seems. Below we discuss the top smart home devices every beginner should own:

How to Transform Your House into a ‘Smart Home’

An in-depth study shows that more than 53% of people have smart home devices. Here we’ve compiled a list of the top smart home technological devices: 

1. Philips Hue Bulbs 

Philips Hue Bulbs come in many different attractive colors, each featuring varying temperatures and brightness levels. These energy-efficient smart bulbs boast 16 million pretty colors, each easily dimmable to three shades of white.

Not to mention, installing one comprises two simple steps; screwing the bulb into a socket and following the instructions given on the app. What makes them ideal is that you don’t have to deal with multiple, confusing wires. 

Moreover, you can automatically control the movement of your bulbs with remote control or mobile phone. The downside, however, is that these are a little expensive. 

2. Google Nest Hello 

Revamp your home security system by installing the revolutionary Google Nest Hello. The video doorbell features 4:3 HD videos that allow consumers to enjoy top-notch quality photos of trespassers and by-passers outside your house.

Not only does the video doorbell produce pictures and videos of phenomenal quality, but it also offers 24/7 live video streaming. No matter if it’s the middle of the night or the crack of dawn, its state-of-the-art features pick up details regardless. 

Besides, the motion, sound, as well as, person sensors help spot unwanted visitors. Plus, you can access your camera’s history.

3. Ecobee Smart Thermostat with Voice Control 

Control the ambiance of your room with the help of Ecobee Smart Thermostat. This smart thermostat lets you monitor your home’s temperature through your iOS/Android, using innovative technology. 

What’s more? The thermostat is energy-star certified, which means you can save up to 23% yearly energy charges. It even comprises Alexa for dealing with calls, music, and so much more. Moreover, this eco-friendly thermostat provides you with in-depth monthly reports to track your savings. Not to mention, this durable and classy thermostat adds style to your room.

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4. Amazon’s Alexa

Make your everyday tasks easier with the help of Amazon Echo. The innovative electronic device features a voice-controlled assistant referred to as ‘Alexa.’ Moreover, these futurist hands-free speakers boast a sleek design, built-in Zigbee smart hub, and multiple other features combine to offer a total of 10,000 out-of-the-world skills. 

Enjoy full command over your contemporary, smart home through Amazon devices and additional third-party electronics. 

5. Savant Pro Remote X2 

Featuring cutting-edge technology, the Savant Pro Remote helps you monitor all aspects of your house. Enjoy a unique and personalized experience by crafting easy access pathways to your favorite playlists. Moreover, ensure security by adding a strong protection password. You may even control the lighting and shade according to your needs. 

Not just this, but the Savant Pro Remote comes in a wide range of attractive colors. From an aesthetic space gray to a classy jet black, Savant ensures you can easily spot a color that perfectly matches your taste. 

6. Nest Protect

Ensure you never compromise on your safety by installing the advanced Nest Protect. Boasting a sleek and ergonomic design, the Nest Protect is a state-of-the-art smart house product comprising remarkable features. 

Due to a spectrum sensor, this smoke alarm is both automatic, as well as durable. Get real-time notifications in case of an emergency. Moreover, if it’s a false alarm, you may silence it easily through your phone. 

You can control these alarms via your smartphone. Make sure the performance of the alarm is optimum by checking it out through your phone. Take quick action against fires, carbon monoxide, steam, and whatnot with the help of this high-quality electronic. 

7. Logitech Harmony Elite 

Always be in control with the help of Logitech Harmony Elite. Harmony Elite allows you to enjoy monitoring all features of your house through a single remote from your home-theater system right to your smart home devices. 

An ergonomic and classy design makes sure you enjoy contemporary features with a dash of style. The vibrant touch screen combined with motion-sensing backlit keys offers you convenient configurations through which you can navigate your system. 

Besides this, Logitech Harmony Elite is compatible with more than 27,000 smart home devices. Be it your TV or your favorite gaming console. You can count on Harmony Elite to operate perfectly with it.

8. SimpliSafe 

Keep your house members and treasured items safe from curious hands by installing SimpliSafe in your house. Upgrade your home’s security by adding this ingenious security system to it.

Perfect for those on a shoestring budget, SimpliSafe lets you remotely control all aspects of your house through your smartphone. Moreover, the system boasts an easy installation facilitated by easy-to-understand steps. 

Additionally, SimpliSafe comes with a backlit touchpad and sensors that detect your body temperature. On the other hand, the streamlined design complements the elegant white of this security. 

The Bottom Line 

 As a beginner, the extensive range of smart home devices is sure to leave you confused. Acquire the products we mentioned above to transform your house into an aesthetic and innovative smart house. 

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