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October 11, 2018

How to Protect Your Home With Technology


Your home is supposed to be your safe haven. Unfortunately, it is the place where most accidents are likely to occur. When you have kids, it is more worrying knowing they are more prone to accidents.

 However, over the recent years, there has grown there has grown a wide array of technologies which offer safety to homeowners according to (They deal with all the things that can go wrong in the home and with insurance claims so they would know).

The Top Tips to Help Keep Your Home Safe

In this article, we are going to discuss some of the various forms of technology which can accident proof your home. This can be from burglars, kidnappers and even animals.

  • Remote home monitoring.

Imagine going for your dream holiday, but you have left the kids with the babysitter. Although they can be relied on as a parent, you will always worry about how your babies are doing. Luckily there is a whole array of smart technology which helps you monitor your home from anywhere.

You can always be on the lookout even when a thief tries to break in. You can check if your kids are okay. Here are a few tips which can help you monitor your home remotely.

  • Get a smart camera.
  • Get a camera installed at your door.
  • Phone (News - Alert) a friend in case of anything to watch over your home
  • Use old tricks such as leaving the lights on to make an impression if you're home.
  • Smart Doorbells.

There has always been a classic debate over a peephole or a doorbell. The peephole has its perks but a smart doorbell is for those people who are too lazy to go and check who’s at the door.

The smart doorbell consists of a ringer and a camera mounted on the door. It is WiFi (News - Alert) connected where the camera transmits signals to an app.

When a person rings the doorbell, the camera activates and sends signals to the app. Thus you can see whoever is at the door. Moreover, it has an inbuilt microphone which you can use to communicate with whoever is at the door.

  • Remote LED lighting.

Smart Lights have been making a buzz for a while now. Google (News - Alert) Home and Apple Home pod have been leading the way. This is because most smart lighting bulbs are compatible with Google and Apple (News - Alert) systems.

Using smart lighting is very easy and is becoming easier which each passing day. This is because all you need is an app on your phone, laptop or tab to control them. Moreover, you can use your voice to control them wherever you are.

While choosing a smart light expert recommend you find one which uses WIFi instead of  Bluetooth. This is because sometimes Bluetooth requires you to be close so that you can control them while wifi connected lights can be controlled from wherever you can find an internet connection for your phone.

  • Smart Home locks.

Imagine going for a run without having to carry your keys around. Perhaps your kids get out of school before you get home. A bluetooth home lock will give control of your front door without sacrificing security.

This is unique since it has different access for each individual in the house. This means you as a parent you have easier and safer control of all your doors. This is truer if you have kids or elderly people that also live with you.  This can even work with pets.

So now, instead of facing the hassle of breaking in your house when you lose your keys, some of these home locks will work with your smartphone so you no longer need to carry your keys ever again.

  • Emergency notification necklace.

If you have an elderly person or a disabled person leaving within your home, then you need to get an emergency notification necklace. It is very easy to use since all they have to do is to push a button in case of an emergency.

The necklace can notify the police, ambulance and any sort of help whenever in trouble. A lot of lives have been saved due to this smart necklace.

Have you got any of these solutions for your home yet?

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