If you have been adding smart home functions to your home, it is now time to start.
Smart devices are smarter and easier to use than ever before, making them easier to integrate into your everyday life. Here are my four best smart home devices that you can install without much effort and still reap many benefits.
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Smart lightbulb tips and tricks
Smart bulbs is a great place to start with smart home tech. All you have to do is screw them into a sound recording, download their companion, connect the lights to the phone and you're done.
From there you can control the color and intensity of your lighting. With some smart bulbs, such as Belkin WeMo LED and GE Link Lamps you can also put your lights on a schedule so they automatically turn on and off. Others, like Playbulb Color and Sengled Pulse, also have built-in speakers so you can play music.
Here are more benefits of smart lighting .
A close second in the list of easiest smart home projects is the smart plug. These plugs, like Belkin WeMo Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug Zuli Smartplug or Amazon Smart Plug can make almost any device smart. Connect it to a socket, connect a device to it and connect the plug to the corresponding device.
Then you can turn it on and off with the app's app or schedule when you want the device to start automatically. You can have your coffee maker turn on when you wake up, for example. Or you can have your mug or straightener shut off automatically when you go to work every morning.
This guide will help you set up a smart plug in just a few minutes.