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How You Can Control Your Homes Appliances From Your Phone

by Brevard Property Management & Realty Group, LLC 02/04/2019

Smart tech is quickly taking over the home landscape. From thermostats to flooding detection technology is being designed to create a safer home and lower bills. But in a world where everything can be controlled from your cell phone, your home screen becomes cluttered with icons… and fast.

Wemo from Belkin has created a solution that allows you to control multiple devices from one app so your phone can be as efficient as your home. In addition to issuing commands from your cell phone, Wemo also works with Amazon Echo and Google Home. You’ll literally have your very own home assistant to take care of your every whim.

Monitor your electricity usage with Wemo Instant Smart Plug. You can run reports to drill down on how much energy each device in your home uses and even how much total energy a room uses. With the Smart Plug, you can also schedule lights to turn on and off to fit your schedule. Come home to a bright welcoming home and schedule everything to turn off while your family is out for the day.  

The Smart Dimmer replaces your light switch to give you ultimate control of your home's lighting. Create schedules for your home that automatically dims lighting when it’s time to start unwinding at the end of the day or use night mode when you get up in the middle of the night but don’t want to be blinded by harsh lighting.

Wemo’s NetCam can give you peace of mind with its wide-angle view. Keep an eye on the kids in the other room, a parent with mobility impairment or the overall safety of your home from intruders. The push-to-talk capability allows you to give a disobedient pet a command whether you’re just a room or town away.

Indulge you're inner techy with IFTT commands. For the uninitiated, IFTT stands for If This, Then That. It’s an automation service that allows you to create commands, or “recipes”, that are triggered when a specified action occurs. Setup specific cues for when to turn lights and devices on or off. Whether you want to do so by email, text or simply set up a schedule. You can also set up a series of events so that when you turn one device on or off others in the room will do the same.

Wemo works with your Nest thermostat through a mutual partnership. This means that Nest can trigger your Wemo devices to turn on or off and you can use the Wemo app to control your Nest thermostat. Which means one less app on your phone and one more available space on your home screen for the latest addition to the Candy Crush Saga.

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Brevard Property Management & Realty Group proudly specializes throughout Brevard County in property management, sales and rentals of single-family homes, townhomes, and condominiums.

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