Gadget lovers have long had plenty of options when it comes to kitting out their homes with the latest in technology, but in recent years those offerings have moved from nice additions to must-haves to improve your life. From smart technology to tools that will make the daily routine easier, here are four gadgets you need to add to your shopping list.
When the summer months hit, escaping the heat is the first thing anyone can think of. If you’re one of those people who longs for a cool breeze as the temperatures rise, then air conditioning is an absolute must-have gadget for your home. Not only will it make your home environment more pleasant throughout the year, but it will also add value to your property if you ever come to sell it and move on, making it a great investment. Air conditioners are great for cooling the air, but with a decently sized air filter they’re also ideal for filtering the air and reducing the amount of airborne irritants and pollutants which can increase allergies and asthma.
Smart Home Hub
From Apple to Amazon, Google to Samsung, there are a variety of companies offering smart home hubs to streamline your life and make everything from finding out a random fact to adding items to your shopping list that much easier. There are thousands of voice commands to play around with, so you can tailor the technology to your needs and most smart home gadgets also obey the Alexa voice commands so it’s a key feature for any property. Smart home technology has a number of benefits, from increased energy efficiency by being able to control devices more easily, to improved appliance functionality.
If you’re a movie or music fan, multi-room audio is a definite must-have that guarantees a rich audio experience. Many options, such as Sonos, include a family of products that work together so you can build the perfect system for your needs without needing to buy the whole package. These types of technology work with music services like iTunes or Deezer and also work with smart home hubs so you’ll get crystal clear quality every time. If the members of your household have varied taste, having speakers in virtually every room will mean that everyone can relax and enjoy their own tunes in their own space. So, you never need to have arguments over what to listen to again.
Household chores are no-one’s idea of a good time but they’re a necessary part of keeping your home well-maintained and in presentable condition. Technology has solved the issue of lugging the vacuum around the house though with robot vacuum cleaners that move seamlessly across your floor, picking up dirt and debris before safely tucking themselves back into their charging unit to recharge. Whether you have carpet, wooden floors or vinyl tiles, you’ll be amazed at just how much time having one of these gadgets will save you week to week, making it a brilliant investment.