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Your guide to smart lighting in Allentown

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What do you suppose Thomas Edison would think about today's Allentown smart bulbs? Starting from his breakthrough in illumination, we now have access to smart home systems that can control your property’s light sources via your mobile device. But before you rush off and purchase the heavily advertised new advancement, expand your knowledge a bit, so you have a better understanding of what you're getting into.

Choose the platform you're used to

Numerous home automation configurations work with a variety of platforms to manage your smart lighting in Allentown, but it makes sense to stay with a platform you already have in your daily life . For example, if you have an Android smartphone, you would likely favor a set up compatible with Google. You could also go with Amazon Alexa as an alternative which gives you the ability to use voice controls through your smart speaker. Of course, if you have a Vivint home security system, your app for controlling your smart lights will function with the well-known platforms of Amazon, Google, and Apple.

Should you include a smart hub?

You might install one or two bulbs that link easily with your home’s existing platform, but then you miss out on several safety and convenience advantages. Vivint’s Smart Home Automation will seamlessly pair with your home security package if you want the best from your smart lighting.

You will find it worthwhile to include a smart hub and pair your home’s illumination with a smart doorbell, window sensors, and your additional automation and security equipment. As a result your smart bulbs could be configured to automatically illuminate when one of your home’s video cameras notices some unusual movement. You might also enjoy having your lights go down while your alarms engage before bed.

Customize a schedule for your Allentown smart lights

The option to customize a unique schedule is a nice advantage of smart lighting. Nearly all smart lighting can be administered in different methods, providing you the chance to turn them on or off at the time of your choosing. You may even have them run on a timer, turn them on or off in conjunction with sunrise or sunset hours, or you can set a range of custom routines to accommodate your lifestyle. When using the Vivint smart home application, you can have your lights do exactly what you need and at your specified moment, including getting brighter or dimmer according to a pre-programmed schedule.

Smart lighting is affordable and lowers your energy bill

Long-lasting LED smart bulbs save more energy than what you once used and they won’t burn your fingers if you touch them when they’re on. You can save even more money on utilities through the use of a smart hub, built-in motion sensors, the Vivint mobile app, or linking with your home’s complementary smart home components. You then end up creating an ecosystem right at your own house that uses and saves energy like never before.

Take your home automation past smart lighting

The beauty of the Vivint smart home concept is that it’s intended to be comprehensive, including a range of components like video doorbells, smart door locks, inside and outside surveillance, connected thermostats, garage door functionality, and many other features. If you have authority over your home’s automation and protection, your house reaches a new level of safety.

Equip your home with Allentown smart lighting from Vivint

If you’re thinking about replacing your standard bulbs to adaptable smart lights, you must explore what Vivint has to offer. Our smart home packages will make your residence more secure and efficient while enhancing your daily routine. Contact (601) 514-6514 and start customizing your smart home today!