By Emily AndersonMore in Home Improvement
Wireless security system
Z wave lamp and appliance modules
Indoor & outdoor video cameras
Video camera with night vision
Tip: Smart home technology keeps you in control whether you're home or not.
Start with a wireless interactive security system.
Tip: Wireless is easier and less expensive to install; plus it’s a dedicated connection and there’s no line for an intruder to cut.
Install sensors on doors and windows.
Tip: Install sensors on medicine and liquor cabinets and office drawers.
Install indoor and outdoor video monitors.
Tip: Make sure at least one monitor has night vision capacity.
Use z wave modules and switches to automate light and small appliances.
Install z wave compatible thermostats and door locks.
Install motion detector with image capture.
Tip: Set up image sensor by front door so you always know who's entering your home.
Use mobile apps to get text and video alerts when door or window opens.
Control lights and energy systems with smart phone.
Tip: Set up automatic schedules to adjust lights and thermostats.
Lock and unlock doors via smart phone.
Set up automatic rules to turn off lights and lock doors when you arm system.
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