Smart technology is making its way into everyone’s home in one form or another. If you have just started researching smart home systems, or already have a system in place, there are so many things you can do with your smart home. Aside from the obvious benefits of safety, security, and convenience that come with having smart home automation, there are so many other things you can do.
With Control4’s smart home operating system you can control all the devices in your home at once., It makes life more convenient and allows you to set up routines to make your life easier
Smart Home Routines to Simplify your Daily Schedule
One of the biggest things people love about using smart home routines is that they make sticking to a daily schedule easier. You can program your smart home with routines to start your morning, make your commute to work go smoother and make sure everyone in your home gets a good night’s sleep.
A morning routine is easy to set up. If you have trouble waking up in the morning, use smart automation to ease into your morning. Before your alarm goes off, program the thermostat to warm up the house. It’s a lot easier to crawl out from the covers if the house is already cozy.
Program the lights gradually turn on, or the blinds rise automatically in the morning. Get your coffee going before you’re even out of bed. Start your day off with the right mindset by playing uplifting music automatically to boost your mood and energy. Program your doors and garage doors to lock or close automatically at a certain time. This way you never have to worry if you remembered to lock the doors.
You can program your home to do everything for you at night too, so you never have to worry about forgetting something. For example, you can program your lights to turn off automatically in the evening and your thermostat to lower at a certain time. All of this can be done automatically, so you don’t have to worry about doing it yourself.
Smart Home Routines to Save You Money
Smart home automation is efficient and cost-saving. It is also incredibly useful. The process of automating your home saves you time and money, and it’s much easier than managing a typical home. Smart home routines can be used to turn your lights on or off at specific times, but the real benefit of a smart home is that it learns your habits. It can make adjustments based on your routines, so you don’t have to worry about anything.
You can create routines and programming to automatically adjust your home’s temperature and lights when you wake up, leave for work, or go to sleep. Because you can set your home up to automatically adjust the HVAC system and lighting in and outside your home, you don’t waste electricity or gas. The energy savings add up.
Smart Home Routines to Make Your Home Safer
Setting up safety routines is another way that smart homes improve your life. They make safety easier because you don’t have to remember all the little things like turning the outside lights on when it gets dark or locking the doors. You can also set up routines to keep areas of your home like your garage and kitchen (which is where most home fires start) safer. For example, motion sensors can turn off the stove automatically if someone leaves the room for a certain amount of time.
Another safety feature people like is being able to set up routines to make it look like you are home when you aren’t there. If you ever travel for work or go on vacation, you can create routines that are similar to what you would be doing if you were at home. It’s added security you can’t get from a traditional home.
Smart Home Routines to Make Your Life More Fun
A happy home without stress and worry makes life more fun. Use home automation to make your life less stressful and more fun. Kids love being a part of creating routines. If you want them to be excited about morning time, let them help set up the morning routine by picking the morning music. You can set up other fun routines like when the mail arrives, a song plays like “you’ve got mail” or “Mr. Postman”.
There are so many things you can do with a smart home system. It’s really up to you how you want to use it. If you’re interested in automating your home or finding out how you can set up routines like these, get in touch with our team at Intuitive AV. We can help you set up a smart home system that works for you and your family.