The age of technology is upon us as mobile phones are consistently being upgraded to provide us with more features to make our daily lives much easier. We become dependent on them to the point of addiction, but yet our home devices lack the upgrade that it needs. So without further ado, here are the current must-have smart devices that can make your life safer and simpler all in the comfort of your home.
SimpliSafe Home Security
With a wide selection of DIY installation sensors, the SimpliSafe security system provides you and your family with live wireless monitoring throughout your home. All sensors are user-friendly for easy installations and upgrades. The wireless setup ensures up-to-date security for you, the family, and authorities, even during power outages. y price point can vary depending on what security package you prefer, but usually starts around $240 – $250. Click here to learn more about about SimpliSafe.
LG Smart Washer and Dryer
If you already have several LG smart devices around your home, then both the LG Smart Washer and Dryer can be a great addition. The LG app that can be downloaded will help you monitor the washer and dryer’s status and will allow you to change cycles via voice commands. When a cycle has finished a message will appear on your phone indicating that the load-of-laundry is ready to be taken out. Both the Washer and Dryer can be monitored with the LG app and also an LG Smart TV – if you also have that. The price comes at an average range from $1,500 – $1,700. Click here to learn more about the LG Smart Washer and Dryer.
Winbot Robot Window Cleaner
For those of you who always have trouble cleaning those enormous tall windows in your home, owning a Winbot Robot Window Cleaner is probably something you should consider. User-friendly, cleans in three stages, and all you have to do is fill it with cleaning solution before attaching it to a grubby window. Buying one comes at a hefty price of around $400, but it could be worth it if you don’t want to stand on a scary ladder to clean that really tall window.
If you like to change your thermostat temperature a lot or forget to when you should, the Nest Thermostat will be glad to help you along the way. This thermostat has a built-in Wi-Fi connection and can be controlled via your smartphone and select tablets. You can set up schedules for the thermostat to turn the temperature up or down when you are away and if you plan on being gone longer you can also command it via your mobile phone. If used well, the Nest Thermostat can help you lower the heating and cooling bill by up to 20%. The price for this nifty smart device ranges from $240 – $250.
Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion
Forgetting to turn of the light or electronic appliances can raise your bill considerably, that’s when the Belkin WeMo Switch + Motion can come in handy. This Belkin Wi-Fi smart device kit can provide you wireless ability to turn on and off appliances and lights around your home. The kit can range from $70 – $179.99 depending on the package selection.
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