7 Advantages of Using Smart Home Technologies

Make your home a safer place, and be more efficient with these smart home technologies.
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In the digital realm, everything is connected to the internet. It's not just about smartphones, but also the houses. Now, we're able to control devices from water appliances to windows even when we're away from home.

Then, just go "home smart home" and turn your home into a remote-controlled space from now on? Let's take a look at the advantages of using smart home technologies with a new level of control.

 1. Surveillance

Getting instant notifications allows you to respond to emergencies immediately. Remote surveillance of the house is an important consideration, especially for working people. Houses targeted by the thieves the most are the ones that are empty during the day, so the remote surveillance system should be considered.

When you're on a vacation or at work, you can monitor your house with smart home automation systems such as security cameras.

Arlo Pro 2

Ring Video Doorbell

Blink Security Camera

2. Smart Heating/Cooling

Adjust the water temperature when you're at work and be ready for a relaxing shower when you get home. Sounds so cool, right? To cool down the temperature of your home when you're on your way is so easy when your phone has access to the air conditioner. Smart home technologies offer comfort and a remotely controlled lifestyle. Here are the best products for smart heating and cooling.

Nest Learning Thermostat

Sensibo Sky Air Conditioner Controller

ecobee3 lite

3. Home Assistant

Let them help you with your house chores. When you leave work all hungry, you probably want a prepared dinner when you come home. Well, you can preheat your oven even when you're away. Smart home technologies provide you with endless possibilities to control devices simply with your voice, so you can sit back and relax after a long workday while managing daily routines from your smartphone.

If you have a pet, you can even monitor what's they're doing at home and talk to them, receive notifications on what they're doing, and schedule feeding times immediately thanks to smart home automation specially designed for pets.

iRobot Roomba Vacuum

Furbo Dog Camera

Logitech Harmony Elite

4. Save Energy and Money

It sometimes seems too expensive to install a smart home system, but when you think of the future, it'll save you a lot of costs. Sometimes we forget to turn the lights off, but with a smart home system, whenever you leave the room, they'll be turned off automatically. 

With the smart home assistants, you can manage your energy consumption and find solutions to save more. You'll receive weekly and monthly insights that show how you use energy. Using less power makes a big difference in your life. 

Rachio 3

Sense Energy Monitor

Orbit Faucet Timer

Philips LED Smart Bulb

ecobee Switch

5. Health Tracking

If you have a busy schedule, it's almost impossible to see a doctor and make sure that you're healthy. Then, you should try to use smart health trackers. It's not all about the calories, but your impulse, heart rate, and sleep patterns too. With your smart devices tracking you, you can change your routine for the better, and control your stress level.

Nima Gluten Sensor

QardioBase 2

6. Safety 

Who doesn't want some peace of mind when they're away from home? If you keep thinking if there's a water leak somewhere or if you locked the doors when you left the house, you just need a smart home system. Smart home devices prevent any risk by allowing you to monitor your house anytime you want. For instance, water sensors can detect unwanted water and alert you right away. 

August Smart Lock Pro

SimpliSafe 9 Piece Security System

Ring Alarm 5 Piece Kit

7. Kitchen Assistant

Since the kitchen is a place that we spend too much of our time and hang out with our friends, why shouldn't it be a smart room like every other room in the house? To cook the best dish without worrying about overcooking it, maybe you just need a smart assistant. These work with an application on your smartphone and you can control them just by using your voice.