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Super Smart Homes: The Pros and Cons

Homes are getting smarter. With a strong internet connection, you can connect up pretty much anything in your home. From lights and heating to alarm systems and speakers, it's easy to control everything in your home from your phone, tablet or another device. Smart homes have both advantages and disadvantages, though. If you're considering making your home smarter, you should be aware of both.


Make Your Home More Secure


One of the best uses for smart technology in the home is to make it safer and more secure. With smart tech, you can monitor your home remotely and even make it look like someone is home when you're out. You can use tech to turn lights on and off and even move curtains, as well as install cameras to watch over everything.


Increase the Convenience


Smart technology makes a lot of things in your home super convenient. Whether you use it to control your thermostat or to play your favorite tunes, you can do it all from the same place. If you're feeling lazy, you don't need to get up. If you want to watch TV, you can access all your favorite shows and movies from your smart TV.


The Cost


Smart tech is getting cheaper to buy, but it's still expensive if you want to completely kit out your home. If you do it slowly, you could make it more affordable, but it's expensive to do all at once.


Potential Security Problems


Even though smart technology can help to make your home more secure, it could also leave it vulnerable. Your smart tech could be hacked if you're not careful, but there are ways to stay safe.



RefiGuide to How to Stop Your Home From Being Hacked

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