Recent advancements in technology are changing the way we interact with our home and the appliances we own. Technology helps us increase efficiency in our everyday lives. It also has many other benefits that will make our lives easier. Many people might not know what smart appliances can do, especially those who currently own the older generation products. When you are ready to replace your appliances, here are some of the benefits that can improve your kitchen, your cooking. and your appliance safety.
Maintenance and Safety
In the past, problems with your appliances may have occurred unnoticed until the issue either became bigger, unfixable, or even more dangerous. Receiving alerts to a problem when an appliance detects a tiny mis-performance can greatly improve safety and performance. With most household appliances, the sooner you notice a problem the better. Many appliance issues aren’t noticed until they became a visible issue. It can be something as big as a gas leak or something small like the refrigerator door was left open. Maybe you closed the oven but forgot to turn it off before heading out for a trip. You can now receive messages and turn off appliances remotely with your phone. Remote diagnostics will notify you about these problems right away when they detect them, and the issue can be resolved sooner rather than later, providing safety and savings in both electricity costs and maintenance.
Control Right on Your Phone
All smart appliances can be connected using their mobile applications and controlled through their apps. This can range from controlling your oven’s temperature while you briefly step out of the house or while watching a movie and turning it on or off remotely in case you forgot. You can even brew a morning cup of coffee the way you wanted every morning from the coffee machine.
Smart Refrigerators allow you to control the temperature and humidity settings. Some even take a picture whenever you close your refrigerator door allowing the image of what’s inside to appear on the door. You can see what is currently in your refrigerator while at the supermarket or before you decide to open your fridge (saving energy). These are very helpful ways to use smart appliances with your phone to control your kitchen and make life easier..
Other smart appliances can also be connected to Amazon Dash Replenishment service, making restocking orders happen seamlessly. To find out more about automatic replenishment service read about it here.
Quality of Life and Cooking
A smart refrigerator can recommend dishes to cook based on what is inside, saving you from indecisiveness and prevent food from going bad. The oven has been modified to improve your kitchen experience as well. With the new smart oven, simply place food in the oven to bake, then set it, and forget it. There is no need to be present when the dish is ready to come out. Once the desired bake time has been achieved, the oven goes into warming mode and keeps the food hot until it is ready to serve. Talk about making your life easier with technology! Applications like Drop Recipes allows you to make the food you love when following a guided cooking process with helpful tips and detailed steps. If you use their drop scale, you can easily mix an exact measurements of ingredients.
While some technologies are only in early development, the future is already here. Some elements of a smart home may require significant investment and getting used to. Others are simple, affordable, and can impact your home right now. Making small changes to your home’s kitchen functionality can help you improve the quality of your life, saving you a piece of mind. Be sure to talk with your designer about these options. Call or email today for an appointment. 516-746-3435.