The Tech You Need in Your Home is Not What You Think

The Tech You Need in Your Home is Not What You Think

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All the latest tech has been designed to make your life that little bit easier. You know that there is some tech you need in your home such as fridges, ovens and so on, but you might not know about some of the other, more unusual tech that is going to make your life that little bit easier. So, let’s take a look at what some of these items are, and how they are going to be beneficial to you if you have them in your home.

Garage Door Opener

One of the things that you should invest in is a garage door opener. Instead of buying a manual lock and placing this on your door, you can use one of these to put an electronic lock on it. This means that you will no longer have to go outside to check that your garage is secure, because you will be able to do this from the comfort of your home.

The best time to upgrade to one of these is when you need a garage door repair anyway. If you are in need of getting something fixed, this is the time you should be considering upgrading it. The work is going to need to be done anyway, so you can fit this in alongside that. Be sure to take into consideration the cost of setting all of this up, and make sure that you don’t lose your opener!

Heat Induction Hob

Another thing that you can think about is getting a heat induction hob. The main benefit of this that isn’t related to cooking is going to be the amount of energy it uses. So, where a normal hob will use a lot of electric to run, heat induction hobs are great for energy saving as they don’t use nearly the amount of energy as a regular one. This is because the induction hob only gets hot in the circle of where it needs heating, and as such doesn’t need to use as much energy. You may find dramatic changes in your energy bill if you make this investment now.

Smart Wall

The final thing that we are going to discuss is a smart wall. They have screens that can control various things around your home, making your entire home accessible to you at the touch of a button. As this tech is still fairly new, it is going to cost you a pretty penny, but it is going to be worth it when you begin using it for everything. All you have to do is run your hands across it and push buttons for it to obey your commands. So, if you want to turn on the TV, change the temperature of the room, or turn the lights on in a different room, your smart wall will be able to do it all.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and have some new ideas for tech to place in your home.

 

Author

Eric is the creator of At Home in the Future and has been a passionate fan of the future since he was seven. He's a web developer by trade, and serves as the Director of Communication and Technology for a large church in Nashville, TN (where he and his family are building a high tech home in the woods).

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