Like a Boss: Use Home Automation to Take Control of Your House

Family Using A Tablet

Featured Image Credit: Amp Smart Home Automation

There’s no denying that today’s tech devices are exponentially more advanced than those of the past. Many contemporary products are designed and sold with the specific intention of saving time and energy on the part of the user.

These home automation products—collectively referred to as the Internet of Things—are most definitely worth checking out if you’re constantly busy, interested in the technological revolution, and looking to improve your quality of life.

Why not take advantage of all the cool features home automation has to offer?

Here’s a look at smart home devices that make your home life more comfortable and easier to manage.

Voice-Controlled AI

Voice-controlled AI products are the most widely known components of the Internet of Things. A variety of different companies offer voice-controlled AI products, but all of these devices function in the same general way.

When within range of the device, users voice a keyword and a command, inquiry, or request. Then, the device broadcasts a corresponding response through its speaker.

See how this home owner uses to control his household gadgets.


The uses of today’s voice-controlled products are nearly limitless. Users can save time by having the weather, news stories (curated from chosen providers), the date, or other information played to them in seconds.

Beyond that, humans and homes can enjoy energy savings through voice-controlled smart thermostats and lights.

You can also set reminders and timers so that important happenings are easy to remember.

Anyone who values time and efficiency should consider installing a voice-controlled AI device in their home.

Smart Thermostat Units

The aforementioned smart thermostats are both awesome and self-explanatory. In short, these smart devices make it so you can use your smartphone to set heating and cooling timers and temperatures.

Remote access to these settings means that you can save money on unnecessary energy usage, and your home will always be the ideal temperature upon entry.

Self-Operating Robotic Vacuums

The days of expending energy and dedicating time to vacuuming are gone, thanks to automated, self-operating vacuums. These surprisingly affordable devices vacuum individual rooms and entire houses based on user preferences.

Input initial vacuum settings, and then the device uses motion sensors, cameras, and damage-proof edges to navigate your home. The device will vacuum the specified areas without issue and return to its charging dock when necessary.

Best of all, automatic vacuums can be controlled remotely via specially made smartphone applications. Now, maintaining a spotless floor is a stress-free process.

These home automation products are sure to save you time, money, and energy. Use the Internet of Things to take control of your home and reap the benefits of a tech-enabled life.

While home automation can go a long way toward making your home more comfortable, there’s a lot that goes into making your house a home.

Show Home Style provides design tips and product recommendations to help you improve the look and function of your home. Explore our site for more home design ideas!