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How Smart homes can create a happier home

How much technology is too much technology? With all the different smart devices available in the modern world it can be hard to navigate which ones can help your home life and which ones can hinder it. That’s where we can help, take a look at our favorite well balanced smart home devices that may help you be healthier and happier around the house.

Smart thermostats

Is there any bigger mood killer then being either too hot or too cold? Smart thermostats give you remote control of the thing that can make a house a home, the temperature. With a range of setting options, here are just a few things you can do with a smart thermostat:

  • Set the temperature according to your needs in different parts of the house, for example making it warmer in the living areas and cooler in the sleeping areas (or vice versa depending on your preferences)
  • They can track your energy usage, helping you to minimize your energy costs
  • They allow you to easily schedule and change your temperature settings

Smart bulbs

Research has shown that lighting can be a mood enhancer. Smart bulbs put the power of light in the palm of your hands, allowing you to do the below and more:

  • Easily adjust bulb brightness with dimmer functionality
  • The light from led light bulbs is amongst the closest you can get to natural light, with some believing it can help mitigate the effects of seasonal affective disorder
  • Schedule lights to switch of or on at a set time – Making it easier for you to go to sleep or to wake up without the need for startling alarms
  • Some LED bulbs can create every color in the light spectrum, meaning that they can be used for excellent mood lighting that can make your feel uplifted

Smart hovers

How many people can honestly say that they enjoy hoovering? Especially those with pets or kids who likely have to do it more then the rest of us. Smart hoovers can help you reclaim some of your time by using sensors to navigate around your home and clean as it goes.

Smart ovens

If you thought hoovering was an unpopular past time, cleaning the oven takes the crown. Self cleaning is just one of the features available in some modern smart ovens, other time saving smile inducing features include:

  • Allowing you to switch the oven off remotely, no more burnt pizza
  • Preheat the oven remotely, ensuring the oven is the perfect temperature so you can put your dinner straight in
  • Adjust all your oven settings remotely
  • Use your oven with common smart assistants, that’s right, set your oven by speaking to it

Smart doorbells

Until recently, your doorbell probably wouldn’t have been a consideration for home devices worthy of a 21st century makeover. However, with dramatically changing shopping trends, door and doorbell technology have been promoted in importance. How frustrated are you when you miss that delivery you’ve been waiting for? Smart doorbell features include:

  • Motion detection
  • Night vision
  • Two-way communication
  • Some doorbells allow you to even open the door remotely