Home automation is a must-do if you have a security system. It brings so much comfort to your life. Imagine that you can change the temperature at home, switch the light on and off, and see who’s at the door while dining with friends or flying to Ukraine on a business trip.
The word ‘smart’ is put before almost every device name now. The future is here! And building a smart home isn’t a challenge if you know what to include on the list.
We can cover you security-wise because there’s a basic set that should be in every home.
Such devices are an essential part of any home security system. They work using a Wi-Fi connection and can be controlled remotely. They save footage to a cloud where you can view it anytime.
Many cameras also offer an online broadcast. Of course, the quality is much better than, say, 10 years ago, and there’s even a face recognition function. They have motion detectors and a wide angle for the best view of your yard and rooms.
A small camera installed into a doorbell that works whenever someone approaches your house and rings is a treasure. You don’t even have to get up – watch the video on your smartphone.
These bells work differently, depending on the company you choose, but you can even get an alert on your phone that someone’s at the door.
To get the most benefit, look for motion detection, 2-way audio, and high-quality video.
Lock and unlock your door anywhere using a smartphone. You don’t need keys anymore. People often forget those at home or lose somewhere. While you can also lose a phone, it’s less likely. And you can always block the access by contacting the home security system company.
Some locks work automatically when they detect your phone. So, you may not need to even take it out of your pocket and open the app.
LED bulbs work for thousands of hours and help you save on electricity. But did you know they are also smart now? You can switch them on and off, dim them and choose a color. This can aid security because you can go on vacation forgetting to switch off the main lights. Or if you want people to think someone’s inside, you can turn the bulbs on and off every evening while away.
Save on electricity by changing the thermostat settings from your phone. If something happens to it, you can switch it off quickly and call a technician, even if you’re far away. Just unlock the door for them and watch an online video from the room where the thermostat is if you don’t trust the person.
Automate Home Security to Protect Yourself, Family, and Property
Home security automation will ensure that your house is secured when you’re elsewhere in the world. Schedule lights to turn on and off, thermostat to maintain a certain temperature, and watch video footage whenever you want. It’s very convenient and opens new possibilities for home protection.
Automatic alarms will call emergency services that will take care of your property while you’re abroad or at work. You’ll get notifications about people coming to your door. The possibilities are limitless!