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In a smart home, everyday tasks are automated and controlled by smart devices connected to the internet and while some changes might take time to adapt to, once you’ve embraced this digital technology you’ll find it opens up a world of opportunities.

Smart technology includes everything from turning on the lights and adjusting the thermostat to opening the door for visitors and monitoring energy usage. This can make life a lot easier for everybody. 




Smart homes make it easier to save energy

When using smart devices to control lighting, heating, and cooling, you can save money on your utility bills (particularly important in today’s world!).

You can also reduce your carbon footprint by using less energy so they’re the environmentally-friendly option.

In addition, smart homes are more convenient than traditional homes. You can control your devices from anywhere in the world so you might turn the heating on before you head home from work or check in on who’s at the door when you’re off on sunny beach far away.

You can automate tasks so that they’re done without you even thinking about them. If you’re looking to save money and reduce your impact on the environment, smart homes without a doubt the way to go.




Smart homes make it easier to manage your time

With a smart home you can also set reminders for yourself throughout the day, such as a reminder to start making dinner at 6:00pm. And if you have trouble remembering to do laundry, you can set your washing machine to start a load of laundry automatically at a certain time each week – and you might make used of reduced tariffs this way too!

In using smart technology to automate tasks and provide reminders, you can choose to spend more time with loved ones and on pursuits you enjoy.



They make your house secure and your family safe

Smart home security systems have become increasingly popular over the last couple of years. All your home security is now linked to your phone so in case of an emergency, your monitoring service alerts your local emergency response services immediately. You are able to look at your CCTV cameras or your smart doorbell camera through your phone. If there’s an intruder at night the lights automatically turn allowing the cameras to record while sending you a notification informing you of the situation.

At Crothers Security we’ve installed these type of systems for years, find out more at or email us at, alternatively, you can also call us at (01) 456 7947.




Smart homes allow you to stay independent for much longer.

Smart Home systems can empower older people to remaind independent for much longer making life much easier for them and their loved ones.

Our own Smart Home System for older members of the community is Eila Connect and it was designed with the later years of our lives in mind.  With Eila Connect if you’re feeling unwell or have a fall, the system can alert a loved one or the emergency services so that you’ve got the right assistance in a timely fashion.  Learn more on how Eila Connect works here on our website.

Smart homes are becoming increasingly popular as people become more aware of the benefits they provide. From saving time and money to improving safety, smart homes make lives easier in a variety of ways.

If you’re considering upgrading your home with some smart technology, be sure to keep these benefits in mind. With so many options available, there’s sure to be a solution that fits your needs and makes your life a little bit easier.