5 Smart Home Upgrades You’ll Want in 2021
Smart Lock: August
Smart locks are an upgrade to your existing door lock and have added features such as keyless entry, guest access control, and automatic lock and unlock functions. The August Wi-Fi Smart lock can be controlled with your smartphone and is compatible with Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri.
Kitchen Faucet: Delta Faucet with VoiceIQ
Not only do Delta Touch2O faucets look great, but they can also be upgraded with VoiceIQ technology that makes them a game-changer in the kitchen. The faucet connects with your connected home device to allow you to control it with voice commands. It will even pour specific measurements or pre-set amounts of water per your voice command. This smart faucet also sends usage and efficiency data to your phone.
Smart Thermostat: Ecobee
The Ecobee Smart Thermostat allows you to control the heating and cooling systems in your home from all of your devices, or with a voice command (using Alexa or Google Assistant). It has several features that make it a great addition to your smart home system and help with the energy efficiency of your home.
Lighting: Philips Hue Smart Lighting
Control the lights in your home from your phone or by voice command! The Philips Hue Bridge, smart bulbs, and smart controls will forever change the way you experience home lighting.
Smart Home Security/Monitoring: Ring
Ring is one of the originals when it comes to Smart Home monitoring. They now offer a comprehensive DIY home security system that works together with all Ring products. The security system is available in a few different packages. It consists of an alarm keypad, base station, and contact & motion sensors. Some packages include video components as well. Add emergency support service for $10 per month.
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