Have you ever visited someone’s home and been impressed by the tech that they have? Research shows that 46.5% of people have smart features in their homes and it is easy to see why when you look at how technology can improve life at home. If you want to modernize your home and keep up with 21st-century tech, there are a few upgrades that you will want to make. Some of these you could do yourself while others will require a professional. Keep reading to find out more.
1. Personal Assistants
Personal assistants are a great upgrade because they can make your life so much easier. Personal assistants like Google Assistant, Siri, and Amazon Alexa can help with your day-to-to day life in many ways, including creating shopping lists and completing online orders via voice command, providing traffic and weather updates, playing music, and even turning the lights on and off.
There are all kinds of clever ways that you can use sensors around the home to improve life. One of the best examples of this is motion-activated lighting, or proximity sensors which will illuminate when movement is detected. This is handy when coming home after dark, but it can also help to protect your home against thieves. Sensors can also be used in the garage to let you know how close you are to the wall
3. Tech for Wellness
There are also various technologies that you can use to improve your overall wellness. Improving your overall wellness will improve your quality of life and help you to lead a happy and healthy lifestyle at home. A few of the best examples include blackout blinds that can make it easier to get to sleep and stay asleep, a refrigerator that lets you know when food is out of date and water purifies that will allow you to remove harmful contaminants (and improve taste).
There are then many types of smart tech that can improve wellness by making your daily life at home a lot easier. Robot vacuums are ideal because they can automate one of the most demanding and time-consuming tasks. You can also benefit from smart lighting that allows you to control your lighting via smartphone and create different moods, a smart thermostat that learns your habits and helps you to save money, and a video doorbell that allows you to speak to people at the door without having to get up.
As you can see, there are all kinds of different smart features that you can improve both your home and life. Smart technology has become hugely popular in recent years and it is easy to see why when you look at the improvements that the tech can bring to people’s lives, especially when it can improve their overall well-being.