Most everyone in Great Falls, VA now carries either a Smartphone, iPhone, or tablet. These devices that you carry around everywhere you go can manage and control your smart home when you are away.
With video cameras installed in different areas of your home in Great Falls, VA, indoors and outdoors, you can watch those areas from your phone. Swivel cameras will give you an 180⁰ view. If your children are playing in the other room, you can watch from a monitor or tablet or Smartphone to keep an eye on them while you are in another room close by.
Ideas for Smart Home Automation
- Inside lights with dimmers to control the amount of lighting and sensors to detect when no one is in the room, so the lights will automatically turn off the lights.
- Landscape lights to lighten the pathways to doors, pole lights to lighten up a yard for outside activities, patio lights, driveway lights and garage lights. All lights on your property in Great Falls, VA can be incorporated into your smart home.
- Thermostat devices can control the heat either on a set schedule or manually from your Smartphone or tablet. Think of the savings a smart home system can save you on your electric bill. Although you can control your heat by turning it down before you leave home from Great Falls, VA or when going to bed if you prefer a colder climate to sleep, most people do not like coming home or getting up to a cold house.
Most homeowners leave the thermostat alone and keep it on one comfortable temperature for all. With a smart home, you can preset and control your heat to be turned up about an hour before you come home to Great Falls, VA or get up in the morning making it nice and toasty for you and your family. The same will work for the hot summer months to cool your house. Controlling individual thermostats within your house can be quite a cost savings on your electric bill.
Great Falls, VA homeowners who have a smart home system are in complete control of the energy they use throughout their home and save considerably on their electric bill.