Our world is becoming more and more technologically advanced. We have virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa to help us with anything we may need. Along with that comes smart appliances. These are tools that we can use around the home that just makes life a bit easier.
Smart appliances are wired to run from a central system, meaning that they all can work together and from one place. Smart appliances can be anything from your refrigerator to your washing machine. They come with awesome features like allowing you to see the inside of your fridge when you’re not home, which can help when you’re forgetting what you need at the grocery store. It can also connect to the manufacturer, which means you can get alerts when your appliance needs to be serviced or has other needs as well as work to lower your energy bills.
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to incorporate some of the features smart appliances can offer into your home, but here are just a few!
Managing home appliances from one device
Having all your devices connected in one system makes home management easier. The convenience of using one mobile device to perform countless functions throughout your home is irresistible. All you need is to learn how to use an app on your smartphone to control all your appliances. This is also helpful for when you are not home.
Maximize home security
Smart home automation allows you to monitor activities in your home as they happen. This way, no suspicious activity occurs without you seeing it first-hand. Motion detectors, door locks, and surveillance cameras can be connected and activated on one mobile device, before heading out or going to bed. Consider the addition of smart doorbells like the Ring doorbell to see what is happening outside your home and maximize your security.
Remote access to your home's functionality is a lifesaver. After a hot day, you can cool your house from the office to have it ready when you get home. When you are in a rush to get dinner ready, you can preheat your oven while at the store. You can also turn your lights off or check what media devices you left on when you are on vacation.
Say you stay out a bit later than you anticipated, you can use your app to go in and turn the lights on before you get home. Want to fold the laundry when you get home, but are worried it will be wrinkled? Start your dryer on your way home, so they’ll be ready when you get there.
Increased energy efficiency
The upfront cost of installing smart appliances may be high, but in the long run, you will save more. Smart appliances provide you with feedback on energy consumption and allow monitoring of devices that are continually running. They can also suggest energy-efficient settings for devices like thermostats, so you no longer have to worry about wasting energy.
ServiceOne performs installation and smart appliance repair to the residents of Omaha and Dubuque and strive to deliver quality services. Contact us today for more information on smart appliance installation.