We’re back this week with another round of life hacks with home automation. A few weeks ago we wrote about a “smarter” morning routine thanks to your smart home, and this week we’re focusing on the other end of the day. Home automation is there to make your life easier, and what better way to appreciate it than by letting it help you unwind after a long day at work. Here are some ideas we came up with to have an easy evening with home automation.
A Warm Welcome
Your smart home is eager to greet you after a day at the office. If you arrive home at about the same time every day, you can schedule your lights to turn on as you get home without fear of wasting electricity all day. You can make sure your thermostat is just right if the temperature has varied significantly since you left that morning (or if you already used your smart thermostat to turn off your heating or cooling while you were away). Baseball season, NHL playoffs, and NBA playoffs are all underway — are you rushing home and don’t want to miss the beginning of the game? No worries there either, just set your home theater system to either turn itself on so it’s ready when you walk in the door, or set it to record the game so you don’t miss a second of the action.
An Easy Evening
Once you’re home and settled, use your home automation to fully kick back and relax for the rest of the night — you’ve earned it. That can mean anything from grooving to some soothing tunes from your home entertainment system, turning the lights down low using your smartphone, or enjoying the peace of mind you have with your smart home security.
And A Great Goodnight
Now it’s time for bed. Forgot to turn off the lights before you got all snuggled under the covers? Turn them off from your smartphone without getting up (or just program them to go off at an hour when you know you’ll already be snoozing). Expecting a chilly night? Program your heating system to bump up a few degrees so you can sleep warm and tight. And feel free to give one last check to make sure your doors are locked and your alarm is set.
Now that you’re sleeping soundly, rinse and repeat and start over with our morning routine hacks. Home automation is pretty great, ain’t it?
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