Automation & Security
Lock bumping and picking are as old as home lock systems. If there is the old provision of lock and key, be sure that there is a probability of the same bring picked.
So you are going on your vacation. Leaving your home for a week or so. But the go-away question is how to keep your home protected during your absence.
Should you have a fire extinguisher outside? It depends on your activities and projects. If what you do can start a fire, you should have an extinguisher.
Something can strike anytime that will force you out of your home. It could be a floor, chemical spill, tornado, or other disaster. Do you have a 72 hour kit?
Natural disasters can occur at anytime and at any location. They can be pending like a hurricane; sudden like a earthquake. Question: what emergency planning do you have if a disaster were to hit?
Another facet of home automation is using a smart thermostat. You can set it automatically or control the thermostat with your WIFI device.
This home automation lighting series is the first of multiple posts that will address home automation needs. So view on how you can automate your home.
What can you do with smart home devices from a remote location such as at work or travel.
You may feel that your neighborhood is safe. But then again is it? All it takes is a simple break-in and then safety flies out the door. What would it hurt to install CCTV security cameras and motion sensor lighting. They are so simple and small; and they can be monitored via WIFI.