With the advancements in technology emerging every single day, there are new smart home devices hitting the market regularly. Some of these devices make life a little more convenient, while others add an extra layer of security and protection. Let’s take a look at several smart home devices that will improve your home’s security and are perks for potential buyers.
Camera doorbells are becoming increasingly popular among many homes and rightly so. These devices allow you to see who is at your door, records movement, and allows you to talk to guests when you are not home. Plus, there are many different types of camera doorbells, some with more features than others, and they are not that expensive or difficult to install.
In addition to camera doorbells, you can secure your front entryway with smart locks. Rather than use a key to unlock your front door, you can enter a code or use your smartphone to gain access into the home. This is excellent if you have many family members coming and going from your property each day and you don’t have to worry about losing keys or handing them off to the right individual. Like camera doorbells, there are many different options and you can find many products with advanced features.
Smart Smoke Detectors and Carbon Dioxide Detectors
You never know when a fire may happen or when your home may have unsafe levels of carbon dioxide. While you can install very basic detectors throughout your home, smart products give you a little more control and information when problems do arise. Many of these products allow you to see the battery life of each detector throughout your home, if problems do arise, you will not only be alerted through the alarm itself but also on your smartphone. Even better these items are fairly inexpensive.
If you want complete peace of mind, you may consider full security systems. These systems will vary depending on the company and the level of security you desire. However, most will offer cameras throughout the home, motion sensors, window and door locks, etc. For some of these products, you may choose to work with a company to handle all of your monitoring services or you can monitor without a dedicated plan.
No matter if you recently bought a home in the Markham area or you are considering selling your current one, improving your home’s security should be at the top of your list.
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