The second decade of the 21st century is about to end. Are you taking advantage of at least one smart home device? The new technologies are developing at the speed of light, making our lives simpler while helping reduce the carbon footprint.
How many devices in your home are saving you money on energy bills? How many of them can be controlled via Wi-Fi? If you can’t name more than one, you should consider taking advantage of the below list of the best smart home devices for 2019. Don’t hesitate to keep up with the times!
What Do Smart Devices Do?
The idea of smart technologies is to have as many devices connected to the internet as possible. These devices can send information to the owner and each other, process and analyze the data to optimize work and energy use.
This connection and communication is called IoT (Internet of Things), and it’s already being widely used all over the planet. From smart watches to smart cities, the world is on its way to top-notch optimization.
What does it mean for average people in their homes? They get the chance to enjoy automation of such tasks as turning off various devices, tuning their thermostats, switching the lights on, and much more.
The more smart devices you have in your home, the more free time you can enjoy while getting more tasks done.
Nest (T3007ES) Learning Smart Wi-Fi Thermostat
This smart thermostat learns about your habits and the temperatures you prefer in your home. You don’t have to play around with the controller anymore. By downloading an app, you can change the settings according to your preferences, even if you are away from home.
When you leave the house, the thermostat can adjust the temperatures in order to save energy. When you are on your way home, it senses your approach and changes the temperatures to maximize your comfort.
You can control the thermostat with your smartphone or Amazon Alexa for voice commands.
GermGuardian CDAP4500BCA WiFi Smart Air Purifier
A smart air purifier keeps the air in your home extra clean to prevent allergies, asthma, and other respiratory problems. By employing the Wi-Fi communication option, you can monitor the air quality in your home anytime and from anywhere.
You can adjust the air purifier settings while you are work or walking to get your morning coffee. The built-in air quality monitor lets you know when it’s time to change the settings. Wi-Fi control improves the energy efficiency of the unit.
Wemo Mini Smart Plug
This plug is a real find for people, who want to control their appliances remotely. You never have to wonder whether you’ve plugged your iron or hairdryer out. By taking advantage of this smart plug, you can turn anything plugged into it off at any time and from anywhere.
By downloading an app, you can now turn on your lights before entering the house. Or you can find out when the lights go on while you are not at home in order to understand if the kids have returned from school.
D-Link DCH-S160 Wi-Fi Water Sensor
This small and reasonably priced smart device can help you prevent disasters in your home by monitoring leaks. A small sensor with a long cord can be placed anywhere in your home, for example, near laundry machines, dishwashers, water heaters, etc.
By connecting the device to your smartphone via Wi-Fi, you can find out about the smallest leak even if you are away from home. If you are inside, the unit can be programmed to sound an alarm as soon as the leak is detected.
iRobot Roomba 980 Wi-Fi Robot Vacuum
Does enjoying a clean home without lifting a finger seem fantastic? It is. You actually do need to lift a finger to launch an app. A Wi-Fi enabled robot vacuum will do the rest for you. You can schedule cleanings from your smartphone or turn the device on when you are away.
The vacuum works with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa so you can order it around with voice commands.
MustWin Smart LED Bulb
Manage your lightbulbs via a smartphone to ensure high energy efficiency. You can adjust the brightness with an app or set it to the music beat via voice commands with Amazon Alexa. The lifespan of a smart bulb is about 50,000 hours, which is almost 6 years.
The lightbulb changes colors and offers cool, warm, and daylight options.
Smart Wi-Fi enabled home devices can make your life easier while saving your money. By taking advantage of at least a few, you can notice your everyday life changing for the better. Doesn’t controlling your home with a smartphone sound exciting?