Smart Tech for your Home

In today’s day and age, we are surrounded by new and innovative technology. Individuals are updating their homes, and apartments are looking for new ways in which they can stand out to buyers. Here are just 5 very useful tech items replacing everyday things in our homes.

  1. The Nest Thermostat 131220_EYE_Nest.jpg.CROP.promovar-medium2

Enjoy the convenience of control along with energy saving features. With the Nest Thermostat, you can have the best of both worlds as this thermostat will allow you to control the temperature from your phone, tablet or laptop. The device will also learn what temperature you like and program itself in about a week of use, while saving energy and turning itself down when no one is home. By guiding you in the right direction and displaying a leaf when you choose a temperature that saves energy, you are sure to enjoy lower your energy bills.


  1. Nest Protect nest-protect-xl-740x493

Are you tired of searching for a step stool when the smoke detector goes off? Look no further because with Nest Protect you can get alerts to your phone and turn the alarm off with the touch of a finger. This device will also speak to you before it sounds an alarm to warn you of smoke. It gets even better, another major feature of the Nest Protect is that it tests its own battery and will alert you of any action needed on your phone.


  1. Kwikset Kevo kevo2

Ever spend 5 minutes outside your home or apartment jumbling around for the right key? With the Kevo door lock, your front door can now be controlled by your smartphone. With your smartphone nearby, all you have to do is touch the lock when you get home. The Kevo also allows you to send an eKey to guests for access during a scheduled time and will track the lock history on your phone.


  1. USB Ports timthumb

Eliminate the need for a power adapter in order to charge your phone or tablet by adding USB ports to your walls. This will allow you to connect and charge a phone or tablet with just the cord. When your tablet or phone is no longer plugged into the standard outlet, you will have more room to plug in other devices.


5. Skybell Video Doorbell Skybell-video-doorbell

The smart technology in the Skybell Video Doorbell will allow you to see, hear, and speak to visitors who visit from just about anywhere. An alert will be sent even if your visitor doesn’t press the button. With the ability to activate motion sensors and play back recordings, you can feel safe and secure even at night.


When it comes to technology in our homes or apartments, we want the best of the best. These are just a few items that could increase the value of your home and allow you more convenience to everyday life, as many of them coordinate with each other for your provided benefit.


To learn more about these products, follow the links below:

Nest Thermostat
Nest Protect
Kwikset Kevo
Skybell Doorbell

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