There is no reason to make any changes to your home’s existing infrastructure or fixtures when it comes to installing or adding smart technology to your home. It’s possible that your home may need some renovation. Some smart devices don’t require additional wiring or professional assistance for installation.
It’s easy to integrate smart technology and devices into existing fixtures within your home. These are great examples of how it can be done.
How to Integrate Smart Devices in Your Home
1. Smart Indoor Lighting
Smart lighting has many advantages. They are not only energy-efficient and more efficient than regular lights, but they also come in many different types. There are smart strips lights, smart bulbs, and smart switches.
Here are some things you can do to improve your indoor lighting. You can replace the bulbs in your ceiling, floor, and ceiling lights or wall lights to have smart indoor lights.
You can also use strip lights. These lights are very easy to put in – although they may not be exactly easy to set up because the strip can be moved around. Check out these Instagram and Pinterest posts to see how strip lights are used. These lights are a great way to lighten up your home and can be used in over 100 colors.
2. Smart Plug to Plug All Other Devices
A smart plug is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to make any device smart. Easy! It’s easy!
The smart plug plugs into any power outlet and then your appliances can be plugged in. Here’s what all smart plugs can do. Smart Plugs have their own mobile apps that can be used to control and manage them. Some of them also support voice assistants which allows for voice control. Isn’t that cool?
Everything you plug into your device can be controlled remotely via voice. This includes lights, space heaters, chargers and hair styling tools, as well as everything else.
3. For additional safety, get a smart door lock
Smart door locks are one of the most useful smart products that you can use to automate your front door and keep your home safe. They attach to your door’s deadbolt and don’t require any modification.
After your smart door lock has been installed and is in its place, you can lock or unlock your door using your smartphone or voice assistants. This allows you to leave your spare keys under the doormat, or lend them to someone else for times when you are away from home.
You can lock/unlock your doors from anywhere you are using your smartphone. Keep track of all times that the door locks have been opened. It’s amazing, if we do not have to say so. It’s like having extra safety for your home.
4. You can replace your thermostat controller with a smart thermostat
Smart thermostats automate your home’s HVAC system. There is no need to modify the system or install anything else. You just need to replace your thermostat controller with a smarter one.
Smart thermostats allow you to control your thermostat remotely from your smartphone or compatible voice assistants. This means that you can switch on and off the thermostat even when you are away from home. These smart thermostats can even detect motion to adjust the temperature or turn down the temperature when there’s no one around.
There are many smart home devices on the domestic market. This means that there is a lot you can do to make your home smart. You can even install these devices yourself!
Take a look. Head on over to FirstEnergy Home’s website, www.firstenergyhome.com, and browse through their Smart Home catalog to view all the different kinds of smart devices you can install into your home without having to alter any existing fixtures or the structure of your home. These devices can be installed by anyone, but FirstEnergy Home offers installation services for those who are not so skilled.