Smart Home Technology for Winter

We live in a society that is completely obsessed with technology. We can get our news, our weather, a recipe and a family photo all with one click of a button. We're all for technology - especially when it comes to the home, because after all, this is where awesomeness happens. These are some of the best smart home appliances to help you get through the winter:

Nest Thermostat

A nest thermostat is perfect year-round, but is especially helpful in the winter months. Michigan weather can go from 55 and sunny on Tuesday to 13 degrees and snowing on Wednesday. Luckily, a nest thermostat can help with this. A best will learn your heating and cooling preferences - ultimately saving you money. You can even control the heating and cooling directly from your smart phone. Learn more here. 

Lutron Caseta Wireless System

This system allows you to control lights, shades and temperatures directly from your smart phone.  The dimmers and switches install easily and work with a range of bulb types. Learn more here.

Amazon Echo 

One of the most anticipated smart home technologies of the year, Alexa. The Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. The device can play music for you, tell you the weather, read you a book and so much more! The echo is also compatible with WeMo, Philips Hue, Samsung SmartThings, Wink, Insteon, Nest, and Ecobee smart home devices. Find out more here.

Beddi Smart Alarm Clock

Perfect for those who struggle to get out of bed in the morning, especially on the coziest days of the year. This alarm clock pairs with your Spotify playlists to wake you up peacefully. It can also charge your phone, and call uber for you. Learn more about this device here. 

Dyson Pure Hot Cool Link Air Purifier 

This is perfect for those who can't stand the cold. This space heater uses Air Multiplier technology to warm a room and can be controlled on Dyson's mobile app. It purifies, heats and cools. What more could you want? Purchase one here.