Easy to use home technologies

Jul 14, 2020.

There are so many weird and wonderful new smart home technologies, it's sometimes hard to know where to start when considering which ones might benefit your daily life. Here's a look at some brilliant new home devices that are quick and easy to set up and operate.



Intelligent heating and lighting

Imagine being able to control the temperature of your home anywhere, anytime and from one room to another? Smart thermostats such as Nest and Hive make this possible, by enabling you to monitor and adjust the temperature of your home from your phone.


It doesn't end with lights, though – there are now smart light bulbs that pair with systems such as Amazon's Alexa and Apple HomeKit, which you can control from your phone. They allow you to control the lights in your home while you're on vacation and so keep burglars at bay and mean never having to worry about accidentally leaving a light switch on when you leave the house again.



Robot vacuum cleaners

Who said cleaning had to be a chore? Let's face it, not many of us enjoy cleaning – so why not invest in a robotic buddy to make life easier. Simply charge it up and let it loose on your house.



Entertainment made easy

Smart speaker systems such as the Amazon Echo make it so simple to listen to your favourite tunes. By connecting the Echo to Amazon's cloud-based Alexa, all you need to do is speak to it and it can play different tunes in different rooms. You can even ask it questions like "What is the weather forecast for the day?" and it will give you a reply.



Smart locking systems

Traditional locks can be easy to break and are increasingly being replaced with smart locks. There are many different types of smart locks available including biometric locks that are activated using fingerprints, digital key locks and even video doorbells that enable you to see, hear and speak to visitors on your doorstep.


There are many other technologies that make day-to-day life in the home more comfortable, from voice-activated beds to lights you can control from your phone and fridges that tell you what's in them! So, whether you need to save time or want a helping hand around the home, there really is something for everyone.


Our home is a place where we feel secure and comfortable. Thanks to these great helpers, we can upgrade it and make it even safer. We are happy to help.