Homeowners Are Leaning Towards Smart Home Technology
Do you like to check on your home via your cellphone while you’re away? How about monitoring your little one’s nap time from the computer downstairs? If so, you’re part of a growing number of people using smart technology at home.
Have you looked into monitoring your home via your smartphone while at work or away? How about keeping an eye on your children while your at your neighbors house? All this is happening now, and your are part of a growing number of people looking into this technology on their existing or new home.
Home security is the most popular in studies. Installing smart products have been found in 18 percent of homeowners renovating their homes.
Homeowners choose to install smart security to protect their home against intruders. They the ability to control and monitor their homes, both while inside them and while away.
The most popular safety-related options are alarms and/or fire and carbon monoxide detectors, and cameras. Owners also can opt for smart door locks, which can be connected to Wi-Fi and controlled via a computer or mobile device.
There is also entertainment. TVs, streaming music devices, lighting - these can all be controlled with a smart phone or computer.
They don’t only improve comfort, they reduce energy consumption. Reducing energy consumption is also a big motivator for owners who choose smart lighting solutions and smart thermostats.