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June 06, 2022

Simple Ways To Mix In Smart Lighting In Your Plano Home

From the bathroom and bedroom to the kitchen and living room, light bulbs inside your living space are a must-have. However, are you gaining the most from your lighting? Why not improve the way you make use of light by incorporating smart lighting solutions within your Plano home.

What Are Smart Bulbs In Plano

First off - what is a smart light? These LED light bulbs link via a WiFi connection and gives a user complete mastery over your property’s lights. All with the aid of an mobile app -- like a home security app.

Dim individual bulbs to any level without a dimmer switch, or check on your phone to see if you accidentally left them on. Have your lights to come alive at a particular time -- like first thing in the morning -- and power down automatically when it's bedtime. You can even tweak your lights to automatically change to the desired mood, like at 20% when you're trying to watch movie night. You can even connect your smart lights to Alexa or Google Nest and command your bulbs by your voice.

Smart Bulbs Pairs With A Home Security System For The Ideal Combo

Ease-of-use is just one feature of smart bulbs, though. Placing smart lighting are an effective means to elevate your home security. Brightly lit residences are a [[hindrance|impediment|deterrent] to trespassers. Intruders look to cloak their identity and hide their location in the shadows.

A home stocked with smart lights are able to be operated by a Plano smart home automation that’s a function of a a home security system. You can create light arrangements that mimic normal life within the home, making it seem like people are traveling from one room to another. By having your lights flip on and off throughout the house, anyone who might be watching your house will think that you are in the building and moving around..

Spots To Install Smart Lighting

You don’t have to retrofit your whole home to use smart lights. In your Plano home, many smart light bulbs are suitable with your standard lamps and fixtures. Get started by assessing which places you want to make “smart” out of the gate. You do not need to swap out every individual light bulb, as It's not an one-or-none situation. If you are blown back by the project of smart lighting, then place a single bulb and expand from there.

For the inside of your house, swap out lights in areas with windows. To begin, look at the lamps and fixtures in a living room, bedroom, or hallway. The purpose is to light up a window enough for the light to be apparent to anyone outside. Definitely concentrate on lighting up the front of your doorway as many burglaries happen through the main door.

As for the sides of your house, make the jump to smart lighting for frequented entrances to the home. Think about lights positioned by all doors, either in the front, side, or back of your home. Don't forego the lights on your garage as well. If anyone enters into your living space through the garage, you can flip on that garage light with a click of a button.

Install Your Plano Smart Lighting With Your Home Security System

Smart lights are a cinch to install and simple to operate. With the guidance of a security technician, you can see methods to leverage smart light bulbs in conjunction with your new home security system. Speak to an expert at (972) 357-1049 or complete the form below.