As we enter 2023, more and more homeowners are beginning to invest in smart homes. But why should you join them? In this blog post, we’ll explore the top three reasons why you should make your home a smart one in 2023. Keep reading to find out more!
More and more devices are becoming "smart"
These days it seems like nearly every device imaginable is getting smarter. Thanks to Google Home and Amazon Alexa smart speakers & TV’s now allow easy integration of voice commands with even doorbell manufacturers finding ways to embed improved intelligence in the products we use every day. We’re quickly entering an era of convenience where it’s no longer necessary to always get off the couch or cross a room to control our environment – now, with just a few simple voice commands we can easily alter our surroundings at any time. It’s truly amazing how far technology has come!
You can control your home from anywhere in the world
Gone are the days of having to worry whether you locked the door or not before running out the house. With the accessibility to control your home from anywhere in the world, that anxious feeling suddenly disappears and is replaced with a sense of peace of mind. Smart technology has made it possible for us to turn on lights, adjust temperatures and even make sure our alarms are set by using only our phones. No longer do we have to depend on someone else to be physically at home nor are we constrained by location; smart homes are now secure and accessible no matter where you go.
Save money on your energy bills
In these uncertain times, every penny counts; and saving money on your energy bills can make a big difference in the long run. But how do you go about reducing those bills? It might sound daunting, but in reality it is quite simple. One great way to start is to automate lights and electrical appliances in your home, so they turn off when you are away from the room. This can instantly reduce your energy use, traffic in kilowatt-hours and ultimately save you some money in the process.
Enjoy increased security and peace of mind
In this age of increased security threats, you need to feel secure in your own home. Fortunately you can now enjoy increased security and peace of mind thanks to advances in technology. With a surveillance system you have the capability of keeping an all round view of your house whatever you’re doing; whether you’re inside it or the other side of the world. You won’t ever have to worry again about what may be happening when you can’t be there to keep an eye on things – give yourself the gift of peace of mind today.
Add value to your home
Adding value to your property and a touch of class. Depending on your budget, there are several cost effective ways to add value to your home. Investing in an automation system or adding a media or cinema room can add great value. Smart lights add a touch of luxury and convenience as you’re able to control the colour and ambiance of the room, adding character to any room when done properly. With multiple speakers working together, multi-room audio allows you to have a whole-house-surround, giving each room their own ambiance and sound level control. The conversion of a spare room into a Cinema or Entertainment Room is a common option and one that not adds value but great entertainment for friends and family. By adding just some of these features, they are sure to add more value and attract any buyer or investor should it come to sell up. Although you probably may not want to after completing your technological masterpiece.
A smart home can make your life easier, give you peace of mind, save you money and make you money in the end. What’s not to love? If you’re thinking about making your home smarter, visit uksmarthomes.co.uk or call 0203 409 4379 to speak to an expert. We will gladly help you find a home automation expert based on your specific requirements, budgets and time frames. Let us help you make the smart home dream a reality this year.
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