4 Ways to Make your Home Future-Ready
23 March 2021
Any sufficiently advanced technology is equivalent to magic. - Arthur C. Clarke (Author)
This quote appropriately signifies the way a modern home should be. A home is the epicentre of our comfort and well-being, and keeping it updated with the latest technology is becoming fundamental. The new-tech gadgets serve like magic and cast a spell on everyday things which thus makes life easy naturally. But, living in a house also means added responsibilities and even stress that range from high-electricity bills because of forgotten lights or appliances.
To avoid this worrisome situation, it thus becomes integral to add features or amenities in your house that could bring you at ease and even increase its durability. Hence, today, we bring you the 4 ways to make your home high-tech or future-ready-
1. Wiring changes for the future
The homes of earlier times were designed to have the basic wiring without realizing that technology is ever-evolving. But, with gadgets and smart devices like computers, smartphones, tablets, voice-controlled virtual assistant and other technologies becoming an essential part of modern life, insufficient wiring system in a home means a nightmare. It is, therefore, essential to be well-equipped with the right switches, switchgear and wiring systems that can connect various gadgets and take on sufficient load. It is also a smart idea to access the internet, and cable or other wirings in your home and run an extra conduit to accommodate future wiring needs. This will ensure there is sufficient wiring for all needs and hence, make your home more future-proof than ever.
2. Make Things Energy Efficient
Making your home energy-efficient is a must while making it future-ready. As every house has a limitation to the power it can generate hence, prioritizing and supervising the performance of various appliances can conserve both electricity and money. For instance, by installing auto-monitoring devices, homeowners can save energy from the most notable energy users of a home, the air conditioners and water heating systems. The other ways to maximize energy-saving is by installing a rainwater collection system, solar panels, water-saving appliances, etc.
3. Employ Home Automation System
Home automation is another vital feature for making homes future-ready. This technique allows devices and appliances to network together and provides perfect control across various lighting, home security, climate control, audio/video, etc. The integration is done using the internet to stay connected, which is then controlled using a smartphone or tablet. Hence, for a seamless solution and to give a home a “smart home” feel it is best to invest in a control panel and automate different features of the home, all under one device.
4. Focus On Surveillance
Security devices are becoming necessary for all homeowners. To combat crime, and stay away from the lingering worry of everything being fine, companies are now building gadgets like the video door phones for supervision purpose. The feature of watching and communicating with a person before them entering the house provides constant protection to all. These gadgets also come installed with the latest technology of motion-sensors, security systems, and viewing apps that allow a constant check on the various activities of the home. Hence, to make a home future-ready installing the surveillance devices is indispensable.
In, today’s times, upgrading the home is paramount for your own safety and the durability of the house. Thus, take the necessary steps and install the ultra-modern products of Crabtree, the leader in state-of-the-art technology, of contemporary automation and security of home devices to make your home future-ready.