Benefits of Smart Home Technology

“Smart home technology” is a common buzzword you’ll likely hear the next time you’re touring a rental house. But it’s not just some senseless jargon—smart home automation is an essential part of living in today’s world for a variety of reasons.

We’ve previously covered a few of our favorite smart home technologies, but let’s dive in to learn more about the benefits of living in a smart home.

Enhanced Security

Smart technology increases your home security on a few different fronts. First, doorbell cameras can tell you who’s at your front door and even allow you to speak to the visitor through an app on your phone or a touch screen panel in your rental home. So say goodbye to opening the door to talk to an unwanted solicitor!

Smart locks on your front door also bolster your security. Many of today’s locks can be opened with a pin code or even with your fingerprint, so you and your family members are the only ones who can unlock your door. Along with making your home safer, these keyless entry systems make life easier since you never have to worry about losing your keys again.

Security systems have been around for decades. But advanced smart security systems have advanced features like flood and fire detection sensors, alerting you if there’s ever a disaster in your home.

With all of the security smart home tech provides, you’re sure to sleep easier at night knowing you’re protected.

Energy Conservation

You’ll also sleep easier at night knowing that your smart home technology is helping you save big bucks on your energy bills. Smart thermostats are better able to regulate the temperature inside your home to save on your heating and cooling bills. And depending on the model you have, you can even adjust your home’s temperature through a smartphone app.

If you have a habit of leaving the lights on when you head out for work in the morning, smart LED lights are for you. These lights can be programmed to automatically turn off at a certain time each day, ensuring you never waste money by lighting your home when you’re away.

There are also many smart TVs that can be programmed to turn off after a certain amount of time. Even though TVs don’t use as much electricity as the lights, those small savings on your energy bill really add up throughout the year.

Daily Convenience

New technologies are supposed to make our lives easier and more convenient. And that’s exactly what smart home devices can do. The ability to control your appliances, thermostat, and lights with the touch of a button on your smartphone makes daily life much more convenient.

You can also take this convenience to the next level with smart devices like Amazon Alexa and Google Nest. These hubs can be interconnected to many appliances in your home, so you can turn on lights, TVs, stereos, and other appliances by simply talking to your Alexa or Nest.

After just a few days of living in a smart home, you’ll wonder how you ever lived in a home without all of these great features.

Enjoy It All at Christopher Todd Communities

If you’re ready to start living the good life in a smart home, then consider renting a single-family home in Christopher Todd Communities. All of our homes come fully equipped with the latest and greatest smart home technology!

Every home is WiFi-ready and comes with premium cable TV for all of your entertainment needs. Better yet, each home features a smart doorbell and touchscreen security panel for your peace of mind.

Schedule a tour of our communities today to experience how we provide A New Way To Live®.

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Christopher Todd

Christopher Todd Communities creates neighborhoods and communities for people to enjoy, share, and live. Here, you’ll find luxury, single-story, rental homes in gated, planned communities that are professionally managed. These come complete with amenities designed for socializing, energizing, for peace of mind, and even for pets.