Smart homes and home automation are on the rise as more people opt for convenience when managing their households. From controlling your lights with the sound of your voice, to using smart sprinklers accessible through smartphone apps to set watering schedules­, home automation saves people money, time, and energy.

Nowadays, roughly 1 in 4 adults owns a smart speaker (Marketing Land). Smart speakers like Amazon Echo, Alexa, and Google Home can be connected to household items such as lights. And with the sound of your voice, you can tell your speaker to turn on the lights, change the colors and brightness!

Home automation is not limited to smart speakers and light controls, though! House of Window Coverings installs intelligent shades too. Intelligent shades through a simple download of a smartphone app. Through the app, you are able to set the positions of your shades and set schedules for them to operate on their own throughout the day. They are also battery powered, so the maintenance and upkeep are simple.

No more having to deal with the hassle of continually attending to your blinds throughout the day to keep the ambiance of your house at your desired level. Now, it can all be controlled with the swipe of a finger from anywhere in the world.

House of Window Coverings works closely with production companies like Hunter Douglas and Norman Window Fashions to provide the best intelligent shade systems to all customers.

Smart home products save an average of $98.30 per month, amounting to over $1,000 per year (Safe Smart Living). Being energy efficient saves you money, but it also reduces your carbon footprint. So why not make the switch to home automation today?