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Would you shower with Alexa? These smart showers can make it happen

Smart showers can perform actions that you never thought possible—or needed—just a couple years ago.

I know there’s some naysayers out there that will say, “How hard is it turn a knob? You must be lazy to want a smart shower” or “Just install a recirculating pump if you don’t want to wait for warm water.”

If that’s you, then you can stop reading right now because smart showers are not for you.

Smart shower systems offer some very real benefits over a standard shower. But, a smart shower system is as much a statement of style and luxury as it is about being useful.

I analyzed each available smart shower system on the market and checked out consumer reviews to find the best smart shower system. This guide is the result of my research. Hopefully, it will help you gain some clarity about the current available smart shower systems.

Since it’s still a fairly new (and expensive) technology, I only managed to find a few choices.

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Best Smart Sprinkler Controller

A smart sprinkler controller has the power to be your own personal lawn care expert. As a class of products, I think smart sprinklers are one of the most effective and useful smart products you can buy today. They have the ability to help you minimize your water use while simultaneously maximizing your lawn’s curb appeal.

So, instead of trying to comb through web searches to learn the finer points of lawn care myself, I would rather just “hire” my very own lawn care expert in the form of a smart sprinkler controller.

What follows is what you need to know to find a smart sprinkler controller that will fit your needs.

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Smart Garage Door Controllers: Is MyQ really the best?

Ever wonder if you forgot to close your garage door when you left for work? Or worse, ever been miles away when you suddenly remembered you left your garage door open? 

Or maybe you’ve had Amazon packages stolen off your porch because the delivery person had nowhere else to put them.

But if you have a smart garage door controller, you won’t have to worry about any of that anymore. You can know for sure that your door is shut – regardless of whether you remembered to or not. 

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Is a Smart Smoke Alarm worth it?

Regular smoke alarms are dirt cheap. The cheapest models can be bought for about $5. The city I live in actually gives them away for free.

So why would anybody pay $100 or more for a single smoke detector? Well, because it’s a smart smoke detector.

I love connected devices. Heck, I created an entire website dedicated to them. However, I’m not entirely convinced that spending this kind of money is worth it.

There are low cost alternatives called smart listeners. In addition, there is one smart smoke alarm that’s fairly affordable.

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