Technology upgrades continue to not only amaze, but make life easier. One upgrade that is becoming increasingly popular for homeowners is the installation of smart plugs. Smart plugs are easy to use, dependable, and can increase the efficiency of your home’s electricity use. Smart plugs allow you to control your appliances remotely, allowing you to operate elements of your home while away. Since these smart plugs are controlled with an app, all it takes is a simple tap to operate the majority of your home’s appliances.
Lower Electric Bills
Smart plugs are a breeze to control through the convenient app that pairs with the plug. This allows you to check in on your home and ensure that nothing is left on, such as a hair straightener, crockpot, or your lights. This not only makes your home safer, but it minimizes wasting electricity when it isn’t needed. Many of these plugs can be set to a schedule, aiding you throughout your busy day.
Improve Home Security
Leaving your home for an extended period can feel stressful. You may worry about your home appearing empty, which can attract unwanted attention. With smart plugs, you can turn on lights throughout your home no matter how far away you might be. This can provide the appearance that someone is home, keeping would-be intruders away.
Many smart plugs on the market are compatible with operating systems such as Amazon’s Alexa. This allows you to control your plugs with your voice, never having to worry about opening the app. This is a great way to turn lights off behind you while heading to bed. This is also great for children who may get up in the middle of the night and need a convenient way to light their path.
Electrical Insight can answer any questions or concerns when it comes to upgrading to smart technology. Contact us to learn more.