There are benefits to smart technology every season of the year, but here is how home automation can improve your summer.
Home Automation Can Keep Your Family Safe
School is out and your kids are home this summer while you are at work. How can you make sure they are safe?
Home automation can help.
With the automated locks, notifications when people are entering or leaving your house, and security alarms, you can rest assured that your children are safe while you are away. And, if you still can’t, you can use the 24/7 video surveillance to check in on them whenever you’d live to make sure your house and your family are safe and secure.
If you have a babysitter, you can give them an access code to your house without giving them a house key. With all of the notification options, you can be alerted if anyone opens a gate or gets into the pool, keeping your kids safe, whether you are home or not.
Home Automation Can Make Your House More Energy Efficient
Summer months are hot and that can mean an expensive electricity bill trying to cool it off with non-stop air conditioning.
Home automation can save you money on your cooling bill if you set a schedule for your thermostat. It can shift to a different temperature when nobody is home and you can set it all to go back to normal as soon as someone enters the house. It can also alert you to doors that have accidentally been left open so that you can close them quickly, preventing all of that hot air from coming into your home.
Accidentally leaving lights on can also increase your electric bill. Now, you can have all of that information at the tip of your fingertips in an app. You can turn lights off while you are not even home. Better yet, you can have room sensors detect when nobody is in the room so that lights will automatically come on and off, but only when you need them.
You can also connect your sprinkler systems to an app. Schedule them to run when they are needed and switch them off with the touch of a button from your phone when you are away from home and a rainstorm hits.
Home Automation Can Make Your Life Easier
When you program your preferences into your home automation system, life is a breeze. You can set lights to turn on the moment you set foot in the house with your arms full of groceries. You can set your favorite music to turn on in the mornings while you cook breakfast. Have the temperature exactly the way you like it all the time. Dim the lights when you have a romantic dinner. Set the outdoor lights to burn bright during your summer neighborhood barbecue.
Home automation can make your life much more convenient, allowing you to focus on the things that matter most.
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