Advantages of having a Smart Home

Advantages of having a Smart Home

Maybe you’ve heard of smart home automation before but you are not sure whether it is for you or not. Let me tell you, if you choose the right system there are no disadvantages. But what is so good about it? And does it really make your life easier or even better?

 

Convenience

There are a million things we have to remember and worry about in our busy, daily lives.

Have you ever had to head back home during rush hour to check on your alarm as you simply could not remember whether you had turned it on or not? What about that feeling in your gut that you may have left the heating on or even all the lights in the house?

Having the ability to turn your house alarm on and check if the heating and lights are turned off from your phone, while you are already at work is one of the most convenient and time saving options.

Imagine coming home to a nice warm house on a cold, rainy day because you can turn your heating on before you get there? Or telling the post man from your phone to leave your parcel next to the gate while you are in the shower?

All of that and more is possible when your house is automated and all your devices can be managed from one place. More so, you can personalise your Tydom by setting personalised scenarios. For example if you wake up at 7am program your blinds to open and your heating to turn on at the same time. Set your lights to switch off and your house alarm to turn on from Monday to Friday at 8.30 when you leave for work.

Security

Every 40 seconds a house is broken into in the UK. With burglary rates increasing steadily people feel more and more unsafe in their own homes and are worried about leaving their loved ones at home alone. Imagine being able to see who is at your front door, before actually opening it. No more feeling nervous leaving your house when you go on holiday. Get notified instantly when someone goes anywhere near your precious car or bike parked in your driveway.

Sounds great doesn’t it? Smart home technology allows you to maximize your home security by combining the functions of motion detectors, surveillance cameras, automated door locks and other security devices throughout your home to give you the best protection.

Activate your system from your phone, monitor activities and receive security alerts in real-time from anywhere in the world, all you need is an internet connection! To get started with this check out the Tyxal + starter pack or contact us for a FREE no obligation consultation.

 

Increase energy efficiency and save money

Winter months are the tough – especially for our wallet. Do you know the feeling you get when you look at that first energy bill after the winter months? Was is one of shock and disbelief at how much it was?

Controlling your heating remotely has become one of the fastest way to enter the smart home market. It’s almost impossible to talk about smart home without first talking about heating but do you know how they could benefit you?

Average figures from different manufacturers differ however a general consensus is that smart thermostats can save you up to 31% on your heating cost per year! That’s almost £200 on average that stays in your account enough for a weekend getaway! Programmable smart thermostats “ allow you more control over your home temperature. Turn up the living room temperature on a cold day before you get home from work and program your heating to turn down in the evening before you go to sleep.

But it’s not just your heating that can save you money, using the full capabilities of the Tydom hub set up a “Leaving home” scenario that instantly turns down all your heating zones, turns off all your lights in the house and turns off any other devices connected to your system that you may have left on, all with a press of a button or a simple command to either your Google home or Alexa.

Great things can happen in your house that not only save you money and time but also give you peace of mind. All you need is one system controlled from one App, if you want to know more just drop us a message and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

  • Jan 16, 2020
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