No matter if you’re planning on selling your home, or just want to give it a little sprucing up for your own comfort, adding smart technology to any room can bring it to the next level. With the pandemic leaving so many of us looking for more reasons to not leave the house, home remodeling projects with everything from DIY home renovation apps to smart tech options are booming in popularity.
In the current technological era where just about everything we know and love is at the tips of our fingers or the click of a button, the impact that this has on our home life can be pretty remarkable. From increased comfort to more consistent cleanliness, the benefits of investing in smart technology for your home are only growing.
Interested in adding on some upgrades to your home, but not sure where to start? Sometimes the hardest part of a project can be just deciding what to do. From choosing what kind of lighting system to use in your living room, deciding on a security system, or knowing which type of outdoor patio heater to go with, the amount of options can feel a bit overwhelming. This is why we break down some of the most popular smart technology home improvement ideas for you and your family.
Smart tech ideas by area of the house
Living room tech
- Home cinema lighting system
- Smart command ceiling ventilation system
- Screen projector with optional retraction
Dining room tech
- Smart lighting system
- Smart music through voice command
- Bluetooth sound system
- Heated table top for keeping the food warm during winter
- Automated toilet flush
- Touch or motion-sensitive sink or hand dryer
- Digital shower temperature and water pressure adjustment
- Heated floors
- Countertop projector
- Holographic backsplash
- Motion-sensored garbage cans
- Voice-command blinds
- Smart plugs
- Motion-sensored bed light
- Smart irrigation system
- AI lawnmower
- Security camera system
DIY and homeowners insurance
No matter how big or small the changes you made to your home, chances are this upgrade wasn’t the only thing that went up. Whether you know it or not, most upgrades that happen to a given piece of real estate are likely to increase it in property value. So even if it was just a tweak, it’s always a good idea to check in with your homeowners insurance, and make sure your policy accurately reflects and protects your home’s current situation.
So next time you start thinking about what to do for your next home project, check out this infographic to see all of the latest options available.