Are you looking for the latest tech savvy upgrades for your home? This post will examine some of the most popular home tech tools to hit the market in 2016. Things like smart locks and home monitoring systems provide state-of-the-art security while wi-fi connected switches allow you to automate virtually any electronic device in your home. Read on to learn about five trending tech tools that will save you time and energy.
Enjoy Ultimate Convenience with a Keyless Smart Lock:
Thanks to the AugustKeyless Smart Lock, you don’t have to worry about getting home late and leaving your children or guests standing outside. This intelligent system allows you to unlock your door remotely with your smartphone. You can also create unique keys for frequent visitors. When you install it, Smart Lock replaces the interior side of a standard deadbolt and the exterior part remains the same. You can purchase a unit for as little as $199. Learn more at august.com.
Throw Away Your Ironing Board:
If ironing is one of your least favorite chores, the LG Styler may be the perfect tool for you. The wardrobe-sized appliance steams clothes to remove wrinkles. It can also be used to it to sanitize toys, bedding and other household items, which is great if you have young kids. The unit includes adjustable hangers, a hanging rack and an aroma kit that lets you add fragrance to your clothing. You can even set the cycles with an Android Smartphone. The LG Styler is priced at $1,600. Learn more at LG.com.
Automate Your Home:
The WeMo Switch by Belkin gives you a simple way to automate your home appliances. Plug the switch into a power outlet, then plug any device into the switch. The switch can then be controlled by an app on your Android or IOS device. You can remotely control the switch and can schedule specific appliances to turn on and off at certain times of the day. You can purchase a WeMo Switch for around $40. Learn more on Belkin’s website.
Eliminate False Alarms With Smarter Home Security:
Netatmo’s Presence security camera will eliminate annoying false alarms. A floodlight will illuminate your property when the camera detects a presence and the camera’s recognition system can differentiate between a person, car or small animal. The HD camera also includes night vision support. You can download an app to monitor your home in real time on iOS and Android devices or on the web. Prices start at $140 with an additional charge for extra sensors. Learn more.
Lighten Your (Laundry) Load:
Samsung’s new washer with the AddWash machine allows you to save water, energy and the hassle of doing an extra load of laundry. This front-load washer is equipped with a small window on the door that allows you to add clothes to the wash that you may have forgotten. The washer also includes a child safety lock and an energy-efficient motor designed to run quietly. The washer is priced between $1,099-1,499. Learn more at samsung.com.
Add a few technology tools to your home to simplify day-to-day tasks, enjoy better security and live a more efficient lifestyle.