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June 06, 2022

Effective Ways To Mix In Smart Lighting In Your Youngstown Home

From the bathroom and bedroom to the basement and living room, light bulbs throughout your home are a necessity. However, are you getting the utmost from your bulbs? Why not improve the way you utilize light by mixing smart lighting devices around your Youngstown home.

What Are Smart Lights In Youngstown

To begin - what is a smart bulb? A smart light bulb is a LED light bulb with internet connectivity, which allows a user complete mastery over your home's lighting. All with the use of an app -- like a home security app.

Lower individual smart bulbs to any level without a dimmer knob, or glance at your app to see if you accidentally forgot to turn them off. Program your lights to turn on at a specific time -- like when you wake up in the morning -- and turn off on their own when it's bedtime. You can even adjust your lights to automatically change to the current mood, like at a fifth of their brightness during your favorite TV show. You can even connect your smart lights to Google Nest or Alexa or and operate your bulbs by your voice.

Smart Lights Combines With A Security System For The Penultimate Combo

Accessibility is just one feature of smart lights, though. Using smart lights are a powerful way to improve your home security. Brightly lit residences are a [[hindrance|impediment|deterrent] to trespassers. Crooks want to conceal their identity and hide their presence in the dark.

A residence loaded with smart lighting are able to be operated by a Youngstown home automation that’s a function of a home security. You can craft light sequences that replicate normal movement inside the home, making it look like like the owners are traveling from one room to another. From an outside perspective, unique smart light patterns create an illusion that a resident is physically in the home flipping on and off those particular lights.

Spots To Install Smart Lighting

You don’t have to tweak your whole house to use smart lighting. In your Youngstown home, the majority of smart light bulbs come compatible with your standard lamps and fixtures. Get started by assessing which places you would like to make “smart” first. You do not need to swap out every single light bulb, as It's not an all-or-nothing game. If you are blown back by the project of smart lighting, then start small and branch out from there.

For the inside rooms of your home, switch out lights in locations with windows. To begin, consider the lamps and fixtures in a living room, bedroom, or hallway. The goal is to light up a window enough for the glow to be visible to anyone outside the home. Definitely concentrate on light on the front of your doorway as many break-ins happen through the front door.

As for surrounding of your home, swap to smart lighting around high-traffic doorways to the home. Look into lights mounted by all doors, whether in the front, side, or back of your home. Don't forego the bulbs within your garage as well. If anyone breaks into your living space through the garage, you can turn on that garage light with a tap of a button.

Get Your Youngstown Smart Lighting With Your Home Security System

Smart lights are a cinch to install and a breeze to use. With the expertise of a security professional, you can see how to leverage smart light bulbs in conjunction with your new home security system. Give us a call at (330) 355-9086 or fill-out the form below.