In this post, we’ll share some of the top smart home gadgets for your Knoxville home.
The Amazon Echo is the ultimate smart assistant. The smart assistant is named Alexa and she can do a lot for you. She can play music on Pandora or Spotify. She can tell you the weather. She can tell you the next time the Tennessee Vols play. Or, she can add something to your grocery list or order something on Amazon. You’ll enjoy the crisp sound via the 360-degree omnidirectional audio. Of all the smart assistant technologies, the Amazon Echo is one of the best.
The Philip Hue Wireless Dimming kit is as simple as just screwing in a light bulb. It comes with its own free installation kit, making it easy for anyone to use. Via the Philips Hue App, you can easily control all of the lights that have a smart bulb. You will also enjoy the affordability of this smart home gadget. Each additional light bulb is $15.
The Scout Home Security System is an easy customizable DIY security system. You can choose your system color in Artic White, Midnight Black, or Walnut. Setting up the system is incredibly easy, too, there are no tools required. You’re also easily able to get updates via the Scout app. You can customize the system with access sensors, motion detectors, and door panels. The great thing about it is that your home doesn’t have to be wired for it, so you can take the system with you when you move.
The SkyBell HD Wi-Fi Video Door Bell takes answering your door to the next level. With an HD camera disguised as a doorbell, you can answer the door wherever you are. The doorbell offers HD video and a motion sensor, so you can know who is at the door even if they don’t ring the bell. You can also monitor your front door anytime from the app. It also offers free video recording and the ability to speak to any guest as they ring the doorbell.
The Nest Protect offers a whole new level of smoke alarm. The Nest Protect has an industrial-grade smoke sensor. It’s able to test it’s batteries automatically and lasts for up to a decade. You’re also able to turn off the alarm from your phone. It also speaks and tells you where the problem is. Via the Nest App on your phone, you can be alerted to any issues in your house.
Do you ever forget your keys? With the help of the Kwikset Kevo Bluetooth Deadbolt, you can unlock your door with your smartphone. You can unlock and unlock your door with just the touch of your smartphone. With the smartphone app, you can also be alerted to who has come into the house. You can also send an ekey to people, if you need them to get into your home while you’re away.
The Nest Thermostat learns your temperature preferences and is smart enough to set a schedule based on that. It also saves homeowners on average 10-12% of their heating bill. Installation is simple, all you need to do it replace your old thermostat with the Nest Thermostat. Over the first week, the Nest will learn your preferences and learn a schedule accordingly. You can also adjust your thermostat from the Nest app on your phone.
Do you have any of the smart home gadgets in your Knoxville home? Do any of these gadgets interest you? Sound off in the comments section below.
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