5 Amazing Home Automation Ideas For Lima
One of the benefits of buying a Vivint home security system in Lima is that you can sync it with home automation. Items such as a smart thermostat will make your home more comfortable and energy-efficient. Smart locks allow you to remote control your doorways. And you won’t forget that you left the garage door up again once you get your automated garage door sensor.
However, as powerful as these tools are on their own, they can have an even greater impact when utilized in tandem with your home security system. Here are just 5 amazing home automation ideas for Lima that will make your home much more responsive to your needs:
Home Automation Idea #1: Go on the defensive when you leave for work
Along with a before bed routine, you can designate your automation systems to arm when your house is vacant. With your Vivint App, you can protect your living space through an easy button touch. Now you can be sure that every door is secure, every light is turned off, the alarms are armed, and your cameras are on duty. You can even close the garage door with the app if you accidentally left it wide open.
You don't have to keep your living space on alert the whole day. Open the doors for incoming family or service professionals via the mobile app. Or set your home on guard without even lifting a finger. By placing a geofence around your home, your network of devices turns on each time you leave the driveway. Then when you return home, your alarms turn off, and your doors unlock when you drive up to the garage.
Home Automation Idea #2: Put your home down for the night
Your before bed schedule has become routine: shut off all the lights, lock the doors, adjust the thermostat, and prep your security system. However, how many times have you woken up to see that you forgot to lock the back door or left the living room light on? And once you neglect to do one part of your nightly checklist, it's simple to overlook it the next time, as well. After a while, your forgotten regimen becomes routine in its own right.
But you can ensure that your house is set for bedtime every night when you automate your nighttime ritual. Through your Lima home security system, you can create scenarios that set all your devices without you going around the house. With a press of a button, you can lock the doors, power off the lights, change the thermostat, and set your alarm. Or don't fret about forgetting to press a button. Program your automation to turn on at a set time -- such as 10pm.
Home Automation Idea #3: Stay safe during a fire
While your home automation system makes your life less stressful, it can also help in a fire or other situations. When your smoke detectors find a fire, your home can dive into action! Program your smart thermostat to instantly power on the ventilation fan to curb the spread of harmful smoke. Then have the system power on all your smart lights to show the way out, and open all the doors for emergency crews.
In fact, you can program automated reactions to any emergency events. Power on all the lights if a glass break sensor triggers. Sound your high decibel alarms when the medical panic pendant is used. Or get video snippets sent to your mobile device when your smart locks trip. Almost all of your systems can be interconnected to operate together in any manner you think will help shield your home and family.
Home Automation Idea #4: Get updates to your smartphone
Always stay in the know of what's going down in your house through automated notifications sent to your mobile device. Whenever a motion sensor on a surveillance camera detects unwanted activity, you'll know through a text or mobile pop-up. Fire and CO detectors will send an alert so that you won’t return home to an unexpected situation. Or have your smart locks alert you when your kids come home from the bus. Once you get a notification, you can judge how to move forward.
Communicate with porch visitors with the doorbell cameras to instruct them where to leave a parcel. Watch your smart cameras to see if the strange activity is worth a phone call to the authorities. Or remotely trigger your indoor smart lighting to scare away any unwanted visitors.
Home Automation Idea #5: Create moods for watching tv and the rest of your life
Leaving the house and going to bed may be just one option on your home automation system. You can also make rules for all kinds of moods. Adjust the lights just a dash while dropping your motorized shutters for the ultimate movie watching experience. Light a dimly lit trail from your living room to the fridge for a midnight snack.
You can devise a ”entertaining” scenario that automatically changes the lights and thermostat to adapt for the additional body heat. Then when a new visitor arrives at your door, you can ask them to let themselves in through your doorbell camera. And if you determine you need another futuristic Vivint smart device you don’t already have, you can easily integrate it to your existing ecosystem.
Get started automating your home with your Vivint system
When you desire a security system that takes full advantage of home automation, turn to the experts at Vivint. They’ll determine your needs and tailor-make a system that surrounds your living space and makes it work for you. Just call (419) 614-6227 or fill out the form below right away!