We've certainly already touched on the concept of a smart home and how a property that is armed with technology is in high demand in today's market. One way to bring your home up-to-date is to install internet appliances. But what exactly is an internet-based appliance?
While your home's computer and/or TV are connected to the internet, you now have options for your other household appliances such as a dishwasher, refrigerator, and washing machine to do the same.
Here are some of the biggest reasons to make your home innovative with internet appliances:
Makes it extremely easy to diagnose problems.
Think of an occasion when you had an appliance that malfunctioned. Perhaps your refrigerator was not cooling properly. That could be a sign of multiple issues, from the compressor to the thermostat. Historically, to diagnose the problem, the consumer would contact the manufacturer of the appliance to report the issue. The manufacturer would then send out a tech to diagnose the problem in person. However, with a smart appliance, a wireless signal is sent via the internet to the appliance manufacturer, and the issue can often be corrected right there on the spot.
Can be managed remotely.
Let's say you have 10 different errands to run one morning, and you forget to turn on your washing machine when you leave your house. If you have a smart washer, you can start and monitor this process from your smartphone while you are on the go!
If you're wondering whether it would be worth it to install smart appliances in your home, please contact us at Lila Delman Real Estate. We understand the Rhode Island real estate market and can make you aware of enhancements you can make to your home to boost its market value.
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