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How to incorporate gadgets into your dream home

  • April 20, 2017
  • By Nick Vincent
How to incorporate gadgets into your dream home

Owning a dream home is a common life goal, and you can create a dream home environment with the latest gadgets. New technology is developed every day, and many innovative items are designed to improve the home. If you can think of a household need, there is probably a gadget to make it better and easier. Read on to learn more about how you can create your dream home with the latest gadgets.

Create your dream home

Considering how much time we spend at home relaxing and decompressing from the busy work day, it is worthwhile making your home as comfortable and personalized as possible. For those who work late and spend less time at home, having a welcoming and peaceful home is even more important to allow relaxation after a long and stressful day at work. No matter what type of lifestyle you lead, your dream home should be functional, comfortable, and secure.


Household gadgets for a comfy home

Sometimes the little things make your home just right for you. We spend so much of our time at home sleeping. Sometimes this involves getting up during the night when it is dark to start our day early, for restroom breaks, to let our pets out, or any number of reasons. There is an easy fix to light your way and prevent bumping into things. Install simple and sleek LED lighted outlet covers to illuminate your way without a bulky night-light taking up outlet space.

An important safety feature to consider for keeping your home safe is a home security system. From low cost DIY security systems to professionally installed custom systems, these can protect your home during the day and allow you to sleep peacefully and without worry at night. It is a smart idea to install an outdoor camera, especially near your front door to monitor any packages delivered since many of us order items online and package theft is on the rise.

Controlling the blinds in your home is sometimes a chore, since it is nice to let in the sunlight during the day and lower the blinds for privacy at night. The benefit of managing the natural light coming into your home is that sunlight raises the indoor temperature and reduces your energy costs. Consider outfitting a room, like the living room or master bedroom, with remote controlled window shades. The beauty of remote controlled shades is that some varieties can be scheduled or controlled remotely using a mobile app. This luxury item will improve your quality of life and impress your family and friends.

For those who cook at home or keep the refrigerator partially stocked with fresh foods on a regular basis, a smart refrigerator is an idea worth considering. A smart refrigerator can allow you to monitor food quantities so you never have to make a late night or early morning trip to the store again for essential items, like milk or eggs. Create a shopping list, manage calendars, and even stream music with a wireless enabled touch-screen.

Keep your home warm or cool while also saving energy and money with a smart thermostat. Depending on where you live, it is likely you have days where you spend a good amount of time changing the thermostat setting. Instead, you could buy a smart thermostat that monitors your daily routine to set a schedule with a focus on saving energy. A positive point is that you can control the device remotely with your cell phone to make sure your home is just the right temperature by the time you arrive home at the end of the day.

If you keep up to date with news of the latest tech gadgets available, then you have probably heard of voice-activated smart speaker devices with a built-in virtual assistant. There are a couple of brands out there, but the idea is that this device acts as a control center for the ultimate smart home. Expect to be able to stream music, dim the lights on voice command, hear the weather read aloud, and more features.

Part of making your home just right for you is creating a space that meets all of your needs. Luckily, in recent years technology has made it possible to create the home of your dreams. With new technology like innovative lighted outlet covers, voice-activated assistants, and smart thermostats, home technology can ensure that you live comfortably in your home.


By Nick Vincent, April 20, 2017