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May 02, 2022

Effective Ways To Integrate Smart Lighting In Your Modesto Home

More than any other household item, light bulbs around your living space are a requirement. However, are you gaining the utmost from your lighting? Why not make the most of how you use light by integrating smart lighting solutions throughout your Modesto home.

What Are Smart Bulbs In Modesto

First off - what is a smart light bulb? These LED light bulbs link to the internet and allows a user complete mastery over your home's lights. All with the use of an mobile app -- like a home security app.

Dim individual smart bulbs to any point without a dimmer switch, or check on your smartphone to see if you accidentally forgot to turn them off. Set your lights to turn on at a specific time -- like first thing in the morning -- and power down on their own when it's bedtime. You can even position your lights to automatically create to the desired mood, like at 20% when you're trying to watch movie night. You can even connect your smart lights to Google Nest or Amazon's Alexa and control your bulbs by your voice.

Smart Bulbs Combines With A Home Security System For The Perfect Combination

Ease-of-use is just one perk of smart lighting, though. Installing smart bulbs are an effective method to improve your home security. Illuminated homes are a [[hindrance|impediment|deterrent] to criminals. Thieves look to cloak their identity and obscure their presence in the dark.

A residence stocked with smart bulbs can be operated by a Modesto automation that’s a function of a home security. You can craft light arrangements that replicate natural activity within the home, making it seem like residents are traveling from one room to another. From an outside perspective, unique smart light patterns provide an illusion that someone is actually in the home switching on and off those particular lights.

Spots To Install Smart Bulbs

You don’t need to retrofit your entire house to use smart bulbs. In your Modesto home, most smart light bulbs will be suitable with your standard lamps and fixtures. Get started by assessing what areas you need to make “smart” out of the gate. You do not need to change out every individual light bulb, as It's not an one-or-none case. If you are overloaded by the concept of smart lighting, then begin slowly and branch out from there.

Heavy traffic locations and externally-seen lighting are ideal for smart light bulbs in Modesto.. To begin, consider the lamps and fixtures in the living room, bedroom, or dining room. The purpose is to shine on a window enough for the glow to be visible to anyone outside the home. Definitely focus on lighting up the front of your main entrance as many burglaries happen through the main entryway.

As for the sides of your house, make the jump to smart lighting around high-traffic entrances to the home. Think about lights located by all doors, either in the front, side, or back of your residence. Don't neglect the light bulb within your garage as well. If anyone sneaks into your living space via the garage, you can switch on that garage light with a click of a screen.

Install Your Modesto Smart Lighting With Your Home Security System

Smart lights are effortless to install and a breeze to use. With the guidance of a security technician, you can see ways to utilize smart light bulbs in conjunction with your new home security system. Give us a call at (209) 226-4324 or fill-out the form below.