Each year, we look forward to getting a virtual tour of the HGTV Smart Home. Call us tech geeks or design nerds - but we love seeing how HGTV flawlessly combines innovation and style year after year. While much of the featured technology requires a large investment of both time and money for the average consumer, this year we have our eyes set on a few products that can easily - and practically - help homeowners get a jump start on outfitting their very own smart home.
If you'd like to have better control over the water usage in your home, a smart shower is the way to go. Look for innovations from brands like Delta
that have created the experience of using more water while actually conserving it.
Connected locks offer you both convenience and security. Schlage Connect
is compatible with many home automation platforms. With its built-in alarm and ability to control your lock from anywhere, you'll have greater peace of mind knowing your home is secure.
3. Programmable Thermostats
Your life doesn't fit a rigid schedule so why should your thermostat settings? Programmable thermostats allow you to control the temperature of your home no matter where you are.
4. Smartphone Garage Door Openers
How often do you wonder whether or not you closed the garage door? Stop driving all the way home to find out. With MyQ Technology from Chamberlain
, you now have the ability to control your garage door from your smartphone.
Which smart home products do you want to try? Comment below to let us know!