Simple DIY Home Automation Systems
Home automation allows you to control many different aspects of your household. You can access lighting, television, audio, security, climate control, and communication all through your phone. LivSecure offers affordable, easy to install DIY home automation equipment such as smart cameras, thermostats and lighting – all controlled through a simple app.A?Once you’ve got your home automation system up and running, here are some effortless DIY additions to maximize your smart home.
1.A?Electronic Door Lever
Consider purchasing new door handles with electronic levers. This type of knob can be operated by a key, push-button code, or remotely. This is a convenient option for making sure the doors stay locked when kids come home.
2.A?Crock-Pot Smart Slow Cooker
You can connect a crock-pot that works with your home automation system. It can be turned on and off using a convenient app and lets you start dinner even when you aren’t home. It’s also easy to adjust cooking time and temperature as needed.
3.A?Chamberlain MyQ Garage
Monitor and control your garage door from anywhere using your smartphone or tablet. This smart garage door opener connects directly to your home’s Wi-Fi network, and sets up in minutes using your smartphone. No additional hardware is needed. This is perfect in case you’re having problems with your battery-powered opener.
Ideal for when you just can’t find the remote! New smart TVs can be integrated with your home automation system and let you control what you watch from your phone. Many even allow you to utilize voice controls and project images from your phone onto your TV screen.
Don’t be limited by headphones and speaker range. Smart speakers can be placed all through your home, allowing you to play music from any room. Control the volume, play your favorite songs, and never be without music, all at the touch of a button when integrated with your home automation system.
Lighting is more than just lamps and bulbs. Install smart shades on your windows to control the amount of sunlight you get in your home. You can even set the shades on a schedule to maximize light and heat, saving you energy and money.
There are various home automation additions you can install yourself, saving you money, time and energy. Live in the home of the future today! For more home automation tips, read the LivSecure blog.