Technology has created an incredible array of products to make our lives easier and simpler. The home is no exception to this reality. The wealthy have exploited technological advances for the home for quite some time. Now their gadgets have become affordable but still let you feel like you’re rolling in it. After all, who doesn’t think the idea of a remotely operated front door lock to be something only the wealthy can buy? Think no more as these gadgets operate the same as the ones the wealthy own, no matter how much money you have. Following are three gadgets that make you feel rich.
The Smart Home Lock
The smart home lock comes in different formats, shapes, and sizes, but they all work electronically. Some connect to the router for a network connection while others have a remote control or a numeric keypad for entry. The ones that connect to the router are the ones to have, as they communicate with an app on your smartphone. By installing one of the latest smart home locks on your front door, you can walk into your house without ever whipping out your keys.
Do you ever find yourself sitting in your favorite room and watching TV only to lose the image because the sun has come in and is bleaching out the screen? If so, you’ll love the idea of electric blinds. All you have to do is pull out your smartphone, access the app, and tell the blinds to lower to a specific setting. Voila! No more loss of your TV watching to sunlight, and you never had to leave your comfy chair. Nothing quite says idle rich like being able to operate your blinds without ever having to get up.
Robot Vacuum Cleaners
It’s true that there’s nothing new about robot vacuum cleaners. The Roomba has been on the market for quite some time, sweeping up floors and keeping them clean. Inventors have taken on the basic premise of the Roomba and improved upon it to the point that the cleaning robot empties its own containers into a trash can. Some have can mop the floor, although that means there are two robots cleaning the floor at any given time. They also take themselves back to their charging dock when their batteries get low. No more worrying about tripping over a dead robot when coming home from work.
These little innovations make your home feel as if you’re living the lifestyle of the rich and famous. They reduce the need for manual labor, save time and increase safety when opening doors, and eliminate muss and fuss when it comes to having to get up out of a comfy spot. The best part is that these gadgets are affordable and won’t break your bank.