Keeping Up With Technology In Your Home

Nov 7, 2019 | Blog

With the ever-changing technology available now to make homes as eco and cost effective as possible we have looked into some of the smart home gadgets and gizmos that could be integrated into your home. Buyers do look for those hidden ‘wow’ factors and due to it changing the way we live we think some of these might be considering when updating your home.

Nest Smoke Detector. This smoke detector has an industrial style smoke sensor, can be silenced from your phone, tests itself automatically and lasts for up to 10 years. What’s more, it also makes you aware of any problems and alerts your phone.

Phillips Hue Starter Kit. Control the atmosphere of your room with your phone. Change the lighting colour, control 50 bulbs on one app and sync them with other gadgets.

Sonos. One of the best available for sound on the market. You can really bespoke the way you run this gadget, you can choose to have a speaker in every room or just your favourite room. Enjoy clear, richly-detailed sound that fills the room at any volume. Sonos works with all the services you know and love. Stream Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Deezer, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Google Play Music, YouTube Music, and many more.

Electric Window Blinds. Remote control your window fittings and with some systems, automate when you would like them open and closed.

Nest Thermostat. Slash your energy bill and boost your smart home with this thermostat. This device learns how you like your home and adjusts the heat accordingly as well as being controlled through your phone.

iKettle. Save time and boil from anywhere in the house as well as setting up wake up alarms. What’s better than walking in the front door to a boiled kettle ready to pour?

Canary Security System. This device gives you all you need to keep your home safe. Watching for intruders, Canary will send you reports of any irregular activity and also monitor air quality and the temperature of your home.

Logitech Circle. Watch over your home from anywhere with this portable device. Link with your phone and you can use the app to send voice commands. You’ll never have to worry about the dog being on the sofa again…

iRobot Roomba. You’ll never have to trip over those pesky wires again as Roomba drives itself around the home, hoovering up as it goes before driving itself back to the start to charge. Mind Blown!

It may take some time getting used to all of the gadgets available but there’s no denying that once accepted into the family home, they can upgrade living in ways that have never been seen for this year, a smart home is the only home you need.

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