It has been revealed in a recent report that homeowners could benefit in a number of ways by spending some money on converting their home into a ‘smart home’. One design expert, who has converted his own home into a smart home without spending a fortune, has said that this is something that homeowners can do for just a few hundred dollars at a time but that they can reap the benefits both in terms of convenience and financially.
The Colorado designer, Carlos Espinosa, said that he is now able to control his lights using his smart phone, has had moisture detectors installed so that he is quickly made aware of any leaks around the home, and has a smart security system installed. He said that he is now able to use his phone so that the lights in his home come on and the front door unlocks as he turns the corner to his property, which he said was particularly useful when coming home in the evenings when it was dark.
An increase in property value
According to Espinosa, these various systems that have helped to turn his home into a smart home cost just a few hundred dollars a time adding that the rewards more than make up for the cost. He said that he felt more secure and was able to benefit from total ease and convenience in terms of controlling many of the functions in his home. Continue reading