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How To Optimize Your Savannah Home Office With Home Automation

You haven’t been to the office for quite some time, and it’s clearly evident that you're a pro at this working from home thing. You’ve moved on from the dining room table and have a designated area established as your professional business space. Now you're ready for the next step to automate your Savannah home office. Devices like smart lights and smart thermostats will make your new digs more efficient, more secure, and more conducive for work.

The fundamental question that needs answering is: What devices should you think about integrating, and how can you optimize your Savannah home office with home automation?

Set the stage for your video conferences with smart lighting

One of the nicest benefits of abandoning office life is that you don’t have to deal with rows of fluorescent lights. Illuminating your space with a soft light or window can boost morale, reduce eye strain, and enhance the overall vibe. With that being said, some light bulbs might also cause problems on Zoom meetings or on your computer’s screen. Naturally, you can keep getting up, stepping over to your light switch, and turning your lights on or off. But that may be a pain as you make that trip repeatedly during your work hours.

By using a smart light, you can better control your lighting without ever having to get up. Simply access the lights on your smartphone app and dim them until you no longer feel eye strain. You also have the ability to set your smart lighting to flip off at the end of the day, telling you that it's time to log off.

Smart thermostats let you easily adjust the temperature

Along with dimming your lights via your cell phone application, you also have the ability to change your comfort levels. If you get hot over the course of your day, are you walking down the hall to manually lower the temperature? Or do you remain at your desk and start feeling sleepy because it's stuffy within the house? In addition, your computer will add to your warmth -- most notably when you spend the day with a laptop sitting across your knees.

A smart thermostat allows you to fiddle to your heart's delight to discover the perfect temperature. This ability to adjust is lovely on a sunny day, where the sun comes through the windows and generates hotter areas within your space. However, on days with wide weather fluctuations, you may discover that you're changing temperature levels from your smartphone 3-4 times throughout the morning and afternoon!

Automate your home office in Savannah with your smart speaker

Despite the fact that smart lighting and thermostats tend to be the quickest path to automate your Savannah home office, you can add a large assortment of smart components. As an illustration, a smart doorbell tells you when deliveries have been made without constantly checking the front porch. A smart lock will secure your sensitive information. You might also incorporate a smart plug that automates everyday items, like printers and coffee machines.

When you want to connect these devices into one place, you can go with an easy-to-use command center that comes as part of your Vivint system, or you have the choice of adding a more hodge-podge dump of skills programmed to your Amazon or Google device. Either way, you have the ability to use your smart speaker to control all your home automation devices through simple voice commands. For example, say "Lights dim 10%" to get the glare off your screen. Or instruct your device by saying, "Alexa, join my meeting," and instantly transform your work space with the optimal light, thermostat settings, and sound for those fun video conferences.

Automate your home office with Vivint

The most sensible strategy to automate your home office is to use a total smart home installation. Contact us today, and a Vivint specialist will help you explore your home automation and security options. Then you can tailor the ideal plan for your needs.

Dial (706) 770-6267 or send in the following form to request a consultation.