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Smart Home Innovations

by Taunee English 06/27/2021

With each passing day, more advancement in technology hits the market. Innovations are springing up to simplify life in all areas of the home. Technology has always made home life easier for people from washing machines to take care of your laundry to dishwashers to clean your dishes. Now, new inventions have reached other areas in the home: your smartphone. Integration with your smartphone allows you to manage your home wherever internet or cellular service is available. Here are a few smart gadgets to consider for your home.

Smart Doorbells

Smart doorbells allow you to monitor people outside your door via video link. You can even have a conversation with visitors when you are not home. A smart doorbell is not expensive, and you can be easily installed. Many are wireless, so there’s no need for a full doorbell setup. You can even pair the smart doorbell with other technology in your home for extra security. 

Smart Locks

Smart locks provide additional security for your doors, especially entry points. They come designed with touchpads and lack a keyhole. A smart lock’s connection to your smartphone allows you to remotely unlock your door for visitors without sharing your personal passcode. Smart locks also allow you to create passcodes for different people that enter your home, enabling you to know who comes in and when they gain entry. 

Smart Thermostats

Learning thermostats analyze the pattern of energy usage in your home and make adjustments automatically to fit your routine. Using a smart thermostat allows you to become more efficient in energy management. Most limit the use of power when you are not at home and adjust the temperature to coincide with when you return.

Smart Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

A smart smoke detector functions like a traditional version in that an audible alert sounds when smoke is present. The benefit of smart smoke detectors is their connection to your smartphone allows you to be notified of a fire emergency even while you are away from your residence. The same is true for carbon monoxide detectors, which sense build-up of the deadly, odorless gas in your home. Remote notifications could help with timely intervention if pets or housemates are present when carbon monoxide is detected. 

Robot Vacuums

Sometimes, having to clean your home by yourself is a lot of work. A robotic vacuum cleans your floors by making frequent trips around your home, sucking up dirt, crumbs and debris lying on the floor. You can schedule them to work during the night or while you are out so that the work is done at a time that won’t interfere with your regular activities.

About the Author
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Taunee English

TAUNEE is

2019 Beverly Hills/Los Angeles REALTOR of the YEAR!

Taunee English is third-year award winning Real Estate Broker. She is the new Branch Manager of Beverly Hills, Lions Realty Group of eXp Realty California Inc a ResiMercial Brokerage serving Greater Los Angeles and the 2019 winner of Los Angeles Real Estate Agency Award!

She is an U.S Navy Veteran, and she is as devoted to entrepreneurship and professional development as she is to our country. Taunee serves as 2021 Treasurer and Chair of Professional Development Committee at Greater Los Angeles REALTORS® Association.

She also serves as a State Director and 2021 Chair of the Communications Advisory Committee at the California Association of REALTORS®.

Taunee English is strong supporter of Women In Leadership and is one of the founding members and 2021 President of LA/Beverly Hills Women's Council of REALTORS®.

She is very committed to increasing more Diversity, Inclusion and Equity in the Real Estate industry and is the founding member and the 2021 Treasurer of the California Association of Black Real Estate Professionals.

And most of all she devoted daughter to her parents - a mother that she plays Twinsie with fashion photo shoots at least three times a year and a father who has the onset of Alzheimer which prompted Taunee to obtain her certificate in Fiduciary Management from UC Riverside and to further her work with families in establishing trusts and avoiding probate.

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