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How Smart Home Technology May Help Protect Your House

How Smart Home Technology May Help Protect Your House

It so often happens that you arrive at work and you start having doubts as to whether you have locked your home’s front door or not. Or you are going out in the evening and you start wondering whether you have left your bathroom’s lights on. In times like these, having super powers  that will enable you to confirm and instantly solve these dilemmas would give you peace of mind.

Of course, having super powers is a long-shot. A realistic alternative would be owning some of the smartest technology out there that may help protect your house from burglary or other unwanted incidents. The thought of your house being susceptible to fire or theft is something you would like to avoid, especially during this festive season. Therefore, below you’ll find a list of smart home technology you may want to invest in this Christmas.

Smart Door Locks

Smart door locks give you the possibility of checking whether you have left a door open and if so, you can lock a door from anywhere by simply controlling an app on your smartphone or tablet. Some smart locks’ systems may also be managed via a web application.

Smart Video Doorbells

By investing in smart video doorbells, you will be able to check who is at the door without having to rush to a window to check . Instead, you will get a notification on your smartphone informing you of this and using your phone’s Wi-fi or mobile data, you can see a video of the door and even talk to the person through your phone.

Smart Lightning

Smart lightning technology enables you to control your lights at home from afar, by using a Wi-fi or Bluetooth connection. This technology will be useful when you are away from home and you have either forgotten to turn off your lights or conversely, you have forgotten to keep your lights on. The latter is often done as to give the impression that there is someone at home, thus, discouraging thieves.

Smart Smoke Detectors

While a traditional smoke detector will alert you of possible dangers if you are at home, a smart smoke detector will alert you anywhere you are as long as you have an Internet connection. If you are at home, it will speak to you informing you of what and where the danger is. On the other hand, if you are not at home, it will message your phone.

While any one of these gadgets may help avoid unfortunate circumstances, home Insurance may help you eliminate the financial risks which would arise if such a misfortune had to actually take place.

As an added bonus this Christmas, if you renew your Home Insurance package from Laferla Insurance on or before the 22nd of December, you will be automatically entered into a competition where you eill be in with a chance to win a 12 month Netflix subscription gift card.  Not only will Laferla Insurance give you peace of mind this festive season but also another reason to spend quality time with your loved ones! Speak to Laferla for a free consultation, to learn more about what a Home Insurance package entails. Renew your home insurance now.