Smart locks are growing in popularity, and it’s easy to see why. After all, safety and security rank high among all of the ways new technology is improving our lives. With a smart lock, you’ll no longer need to rush home to make sure you locked the door. Instead, most allow you to check the app to see the lock history and lock the door remotely.
By the same token, if you misplace your keys, a smart lock means that you no longer have to call a locksmith, stash a key under the doormat, or climb in through a second-story window. And if someone like a housekeeper, friend or AirBnB guest needs access, there is no need to sneak out of work to let them in. You can easily grant guest access using your app.
With great features available like motion sensors and auto-unlock, it may be time to upgrade to a smart lock. But with all of the options on the market, how do you know which features are important and which smart lock to choose?Read More
The average American spends 90% of their time indoors.
Like it or not, we are constantly breathing conditioned air. And it turns out that indoor air is usually more polluted than outdoor air because stagnant air can accumulate dust and other toxins much more quickly.
A smart air purifier cleans your air just like a normal air purifier, but also gives you real time feedback and control of your air purifier and your indoor environment.Read More
If you’ve ever wished you could control your air conditioner from the convenience of your phone, smart AC controllers are here to save the day. They give you the tools to manage the temperature of your home, whether or not you’re there.
However, there are a wide variety of these smart switches on the market, and it’s tough to know which features are important and why.
Here is everything you need to know about choosing the best smart air controller, plus five reviews of the best options available. In no time at all, you’ll be ready to make your air as smart as you are.Read More
There is no shortage of smart switches and plugs available for your typical in-home application. There’s probably 100 different brands, and if you look, you should be able to find just about any feature you could want.
However, your average smart switch can only handle somewhere between 10 and 15 amps of electrical current. That’s fine for switching a few lamps or even a coffee maker. But if you want to do some heavy duty switching (for example, an electric garage heater or a pool pump), you’ll need something more.Read More
A thermostat is not something you want to replace every couple years, let alone after a couple months. And yet, if you scroll through reviews on Amazon, you’ll find tons of people that sent back their smart thermostats after a very short time. Don’t worry! You don’t need to be THAT person. There’s several really great smart thermostats on the market and millions of satisfied owners.
The best smart thermostat needs to be reliable, easy to use, and require minimal input from you. Keep reading and I’ll help you find the one that’s best for you.Read More