Homeowners can save money in a variety of different ways. An owner can turn off the lights and hang their laundry to dry to save on electricity, or they might learn to fix their pipes to avoid calling a plumber. While these tips might save some money, the best new way to cut household costs is through home automation. In addition to reducing utility bills, home automation can make your house safer and more comfortable.
Control Electricity Costs
While homeowners usually remember to turn the lights off, it can be a hassle. It is hard to remember each device that has to be switched off. When someone does remember to turn off the lights, they have to walk to the other side of the house to do it. Instead of having to spend all of this time turning things off, families can use home automation systems. The systems use motion detectors and occupancy sensors, so they automatically know when no one is in the room.
Home automation also saves money on insurance costs. Insurers do not want to pay out claims if they do not have to. They know that automated systems reduce claims through better security. These systems can detect carbon monoxide levels, flooding, and smoke. Because of this, insurers offer up to 20% off for homes that have these systems.
Control the Climate
The typical home spends half of their electricity bill on heating and cooling. Instead of constantly adjusting the thermostat, homeowners can use an automated system. Home automation can instantly change the heat when no one is home. It can adapt individual rooms to the right temperature when people are present. At night, the automated system can turn the heat down to save on costs.
Boost Water Control
Home automation uses touchless faucets, smart shower heads and other technologies to save on water costs. About half of the water used outdoors gets wasted. By using a smart irrigation system, homeowners can start saving money.
Keep your peace of mind by automating your home with smart technology. Better than a regular burglary system, your smart home technology automatically calls the authorities if an individual decides to break in and can even send video footage to the police immediately. You’ll be able to check on your home through an app so you can always make sure that you did remember to turn the stove off, that the family pet is behaving, and even that your kids made it home from school alright.
With a home automation system, homeowners can start saving money. They can reduce the amount of time they spend turning off lights, checking the irrigation system, and adjusting the heat. Through an automated system, homeowners can cut down on their utility costs and enjoy a more comfortable lifestyle.
Home Automation Expert Installers
Hi-Tech Security has over 14 years of experience helping South Florida residents automate their homes and save them money. All of our installers are low-voltage contractors and abide by the standards of the National Electric Code (NEC). We also offer lifetime technical support on all installations.
Hi-Tech Security is dedicated to giving you state-of-the-art products with superior service. Contact us at (954) 394-2292 to get your free installation quote today.