How To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

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How To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home – Smart homes are the new big thing, and they’re today’s home improvement.

Is this a passing thing, or the beginning of a whole new world?


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It seems as if everyone you know is punctuating their day with quick commands into the air.

  • “Google, dim the lights.”
  • “Alexa, what’s the weather forecast?”
  • “Siri, find a recipe for peach cobbler.”

How To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

If we’re going to do this thing, half measures will not be tolerated. We wanted to make a house the smartest it can be, and we mean the WHOLE house, and what’s outside, as well.

First, we needed to find the home we could make so smart that her friends would be jealous.

Our test house is the most common home built today. It has four bedrooms and two baths.

Our getting smarter all the time house has a good-sized living room, a separate dining room, and a functional single-person garden beside a driveway. If you are ready, let’s get smart!

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Amazon Echo

We begin with Amazon Echo. It’s the most popular smart speaker. We’ll require seven since the bedrooms, kitchen, living and dining rooms all need to gain intelligence.

Phillips Hue

The average home this size requires 45 light bulbs. Phillips Hue is the best deal we’ve seen. The garden needs weatherproof smart lighting.

Smart Home Door Locks

We need two programmable door locks. The Yale Assure Lock from GoKeyless suits our tastes.

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Smart Door Bell

You have probably seen the amazing Ring smart doorbell. We just need one.

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Smart Plugs

Smart plugs turn standard hot/cold systems into heat pumps. When it gets chilly, the heater pops on. Too warm? Yep, that was the air conditioner kicking on.

The dining room, kitchen, and bedrooms all need one. You can buy them in packs of 4 on Amazon.

Exterior Cameras

Exterior cameras are part of making smart choices, and they are necessary here. We’ll need one out front and one in back.

The GSM 3G/4G WiFi Security Alarm System is our choice.

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Alarm System

Nest has a good alarm system for $320.00, and you can set it up yourself unless you’re considering Brinks or ADT. The Nest is on the shelf at Home Depot.

 

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Smart Irrigation Sensor

Finally, let’s tutor the garden. A smart irrigation sensor tracks neighborhood weather conditions and skips watering when it rains. The Rachio 3 Smart Irrigation Sensor is our choice.

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How To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

That’s the ultimate in smart home tech for your abode. Good luck from your friends at Money Examiners.

We look forward to coming over for Bundt cake. For now, though, go look in the mirror and you’ll see someone smart looking back at you.

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