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Dial up the Romance with Home Automation

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If you set the right mood for a romantic evening at home, then there really is no reason to hit the town. In fact, a romantic night in can be so much more enjoyable than an overpriced night out.

Not to mention, far easier to organize. This is particularly true if your home features the latest smart devices.

Smart technology is becoming a staple feature in more homes across the world than ever before. From smart home lighting automation to smart entertainment systems and smart fireplaces, creating the right mood can be as simple as selecting a pre-set theme.

Still struggling for inspiration on how to dial up the romance at home? Here are a few ideas of how smart home automation can create the perfect romantic environment:

A Safe and Secure Sanctuary

You could create a theme that automatically locks your doors, shuts off all superior lighting and activates your home security. After which, you can focus your attention on nothing but enjoying your romantic evening indoors.

Shutting Out the Outside World

It is also possible to hook things like shades and window shutters up to a smart home technology system, enabling them to be opened or closed at the touch of a button; this is also great for creating a feeling of seclusion and privacy which is essential for dialing up the romance.

The Ultimate Mood Lighting

A smart lighting system or a smart light switch can be just the thing for setting the right mood. Far more precise and versatile than a classic dimmer switch, smart lighting systems let you take control of all aspects of your interior lighting from a smartphone app.

Climate Control

The combination of a smart thermostat and smart heating system can make it a breeze to keep your interiors fantastically cozy for a romantic night at home by making minor adjustments via your connected mobile device, or programming your own preferred theme into the system; all with the added bonus of a more energy-efficient household.

Fan the Flames

Nothing makes for a more romantic environment than the flickering flames of an open fire. With a smart fireplace, you can control pretty much everything at the touch of a button; the height of the flames, the color of the flames, the heat output of the device, etc. This also eliminates the need to spend time and effort lighting a real fire, thus creating a smaller environmental footprint.

The Perfect Soundtrack

A smart home entertainment system can be perfect for adding the ideal soundtrack to your ultimate romantic evening. Multi-room music in particular can be great for setting the perfect mood throughout your home, using your smartphone to adjust the volume, choose your preferred playlists, and so on.

In Summary

Smart technology is all about getting the most out of your home, whatever it is you have in mind; from romantic evenings to enjoyable dinners with friends to a weekly family game night, setting the right mood for any occasion is as simple as touching a button.

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Craig Upton

Craig Upton supports UK businesses by increasing sales growth using various revenue streams online. Creating strategic partnerships and keen focus to detail, Craig equips websites with the right tools to increase traffic. Craig is also the CEO of iCONQUER, a UK based SEO agency and has been working in the digital marketing arena for over a decade. A trusted SEO consultant and trainer, Craig has worked with British brands such as FT.com, DJKit, UK Property Finance, Serimax and also supported UK doctors, solicitors, builders, jewellers, to mention a few, gain more exposure online. Craig has gained a wealth of knowledge within the digital marketing space and is committed to creating new opportunities working with UK companies.