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As technology continues to gain traction, our homes are increasingly becoming beneficiaries of technological innovations in the modern world. This is because various companies have taken advantage of technology to develop products that will turn your home ‘SMART.’ 

As a homeowner, you might want to consider integrating smart commodities into your home because it comes with multiple benefits such as increased security, cost-effectiveness, durability, and reliability. In addition, integrating smart commodities into your home subsequently boosts the price of a house once you want to sell.

That said, here is an elucidation of some items to integrate into your home and make your house even smarter.

1. Smart Television

This is an easy point of entry into the world of modern technology. Integrating a smart television into your house comes with multiple benefits. 

One of the visible benefits of having a smart television is that you are able to save on costs associated with other devices. Put briefly, a smart television is able to function in the same way as other devices that are very expensive.  With a built-in operating system, all you need to do is connect to your WI-FI, download apps, and stream content at the comfort of your home -using your television.

2. Smart Thermostat

A great way to warm up your home is with the help of a thermostat. Current technology has allowed for the creation of smart thermostats.

A smart thermostat allows you to adjust the temperature of your home remotely. This means that you don’t have to be in your house to adjust your home’s temperature. In addition, smart thermostats are also capable of “self-adjusting” your home’s temperature based on your schedule and recent behavior. As such, you won’t need to press a button to keep your house warm.

Although installation is easy, you’ll need the help of an IT expert to check and ensure your smart thermostat is compatible with your home’s wiring.

3. Smart lights

Smart lights are a set of technology with a wide range of features. One of the most intriguing features of smart lights is the ability to turn them on if somebody is in the room. In addition, they can change colors -to set the mood of the house.

Like the smart thermostat, you can control the smart lights remotely from your smartphone. 

4. Smart Security systems

Burglary is a potential risk for any homeowner. However, with evolving technology comes smart security systems.

Smart security systems such as video surveillance devices, smart home security kits, smart locks, and doorbells with motion cameras and built-in cameras are now available on the market. With the help of these systems, you can counter and protect your home from any intrusion.

However, it is imperative to note that installing such systems may be ineffective if you take a DIY approach. Therefore, to get the best out of the smart security systems in your home, it would be best to get help from an IT expert.

5. Smart Speakers

A smart speaker is another type of technology that is bound to take over your home. One of the most intriguing features that make a smart speaker outstanding is that it can be controlled with your voice using a ‘virtual assistant.’ 

Put briefly, a smart speaker, with the help of a virtual assistant, is able to relay any of your requests and respond. For example, a smart speaker will answer any questions, perform automated tasks, and control other compatible smart devices.

In addition to their ability to integrate with other smart systems, the smart speaker comes in many different brands. Therefore, you are assured of a smart speaker that suits your needs at home.

6. Smart outlets

Simply put, smart outlets are a simple way to automate the wired devices into your home. All you need to do is plug it into your normal outlet and then connect it to your wi-fi network. After completion (with the help of an app), you’ll be able to turn the power on and off remotely.

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