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How To Make A Smart Apartment In Carmel

January 04, 2023
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Smart components are now quite common in Carmel residences. Many home electronics and appliances are equipped with smart advancements to make life even easier. But don’t think you have to pass on modern tech if you come home to an apartment. You might not be permitted to rewire your apartment for smart equipment, but you can still find a range of tech tools to make your apartment smart in Carmel.

Utilize Smart Plugs To Control Electronics No Matter Where You Are

If you’re trying to figure out how to make a smart apartment in Carmel, begin with smart plugs. They plug into your outlets, and then you plug in your electronics and appliances. ​​You’ll now be able to turn them on and off with an app on your smartphone when you’re not home or you would rather not walk across your spacious apartment to hit the switch. Switch off the bedroom lighting without getting out of bed. Cut the power source to out-of-reach electronics when going on vacation. You can even schedule lamps or other lighting to activate at certain times to make it appear like you’re home when you’re away.

Manage Various Devices Through A Smart Speaker

Woman sitting on a sofa beside a smart speaker on a coffee table

Another nice implement for making your apartment smart in Carmel is a smart speaker. You direct smart speakers by talking to the personal assistant that is part of your speaker. The virtual assistant answers when you inquire about the current temperature and follows directives like when you tell it to start playing your favorite playlist.

You can also take advantage of your smart speaker to engage other smart components. Instruct it to switch on the lights when you get home, power on the TV for the kids when you’re busy cooking, or switch off a smart plug in a different area.

Manage The Lights In Your Apartment With Smart Bulbs

Pendant lights hanging in a kitchen and living room at One One Six Apartments

When using smart light bulbs in your assortment of lamps, you can add convenience to your life by controlling the illumination in your Carmel apartment by using vocal instructions or a tap of your finger. Smart bulbs communicate with your smart speaker’s personal assistant and your cell phone app. So in lieu of traipsing room to room switching off lights, you may simply issue the command “Turn off lights!” to switch them off prior to leaving, or just utilize your cell phone to command smart bulbs to dim, brighten, and even change colors to fit your preferences at the time.
 

Keep An Eye On Your Apartment With Smart Surveillance

Exterior view of an apartment building at City Flats Apartments

Although you might live in the safest neighborhood in town, your apartment’s security is still of vital importance. And while you aren’t allowed to hook up wired devices within your apartment, a couple smart security cameras will help you feel safer. Wireless cameras are powered by batteries and transmit streams of video to your mobile device. Security cameras discourage burglars and are a source of actual verification if a break-in does take place.

Smart surveillance does more than protect against crime, though. If you make your home in a pet-friendly apartment, you can look after your four-legged friends with your video device while at work. Or if you have young ones, being able to observe them provides greater peace of mind when they’re in bed.

Make The “Smart” Move And Look Into Highpointe on Meridian Apartments For Your Next Home

With amazing amenities and spacious apartments in a sought-after Carmel location, you’ll enjoy living at Highpointe on Meridian Apartments. Call 317-342-0670 or arrange a tour, and our leasing specialists will help you find the right apartment for you!