5 Home Tech Devices Worth The Investment

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It’s not breaking news that technology is essential and everywhere in our lives these days. Technology has forever changed how we communicate, how we shop, and how we work. So it’s no surprise that smart homes are the homes of the future! There’s rightfully some amount of skepticism when it comes to smart home technology. It usually comes with a price tag that might seem unnecessary but added smart tech to your home can make it easier to sell to potential buyers! Not only does it make day-to-day life a little easier for you and your family, but many home buyers are interested in adding smart tech to their homes, so a home already set up with smart devices is just a bonus for potential buyers.


If you’re thinking about turning your home into a smart home, here are 5 home tech devices that are actually worth the investment.

Smart Thermostats

Smart thermostats connect to your phone or home assistant (like Alexa) to let you control your home's temperature with a button. This is especially useful if you’re away from home and can’t physically access your thermostat on the wall or if you want to adjust it to the perfect temp before you get home from work. They can also be configured to help you save money with features like turning off the heat or AC when you’re not home to help save costs or even settings to help you use less energy during peak usage times. In the long run, a smart thermostat can be a money-saving investment! 

Wireless Speaker System

Say hello to an upgraded entertainment experience. Smart speakers let you play music, podcasts, or any other audio content, send audio messages or even communicate with other devices connected to your system. Because most modern speaker systems are wireless, you can place them anywhere in your home without worrying about needing somewhere to plug them in. Smart speakers are the peak of smart home convenience; if they’re connected with your other smart devices, like a home assistant, you can control everything from anywhere in your home.

Smart Lighting

It’s the upgraded, modern edition of the Clapper. Smart lighting systems let you control your home lighting with a button on your phone or even voice commands. Most smart lighting allows you to change the dimness/brightness and colours; some even sync to your music or TV screen! 

Smart Doorbells/Security Systems

No more trying to peek out your curtain to see who’s at the door! Smart doorbells and security systems link it all to your phone, from motion sensor notifications to communicating with the visitor on your front door steps from anywhere. Home security has never been more advanced than now; it can even alert authorities for you in an emergency.

Smart smoke detector

Every home has smoke detectors; they’re essential for alerting you if there’s a fire in your home. Smart smoke detectors take a step further by sending notifications to your phone. So, even if you’re not home, you’ll know if a smoke detector is going off. They can alert the fire department according to your settings, speeding up the response time and saving your home! 


Smart tech has a lot to offer, from safety to convenience to just adding a fun element to your home. So, it’s time to say hello to the future and embrace the fantastic benefits of incorporating smart home technologies into your spaces! 

Want to sell your home or find one that fits your smart home dreams? We can help! Get in touch with a Garman Group MLS REALTOR® today!