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3 Smart Features to Include in Your Custom Home

Custom Home Design, Custom Homes | December 15, 2022

While many people can picture what their dream home would look like and where it would be, few consider what their home would feel like and how easy it would be to live in. Though aesthetic elements are undoubtedly important for every custom home, it is crucial to create a space that looks and feels great to live in every day. As a leading provider of quality custom homes for all lifestyles and preferences, the team at Ridgepoint Homes knows that the right technology can make every home far more efficient, comfortable, and safe. That is why we have compiled a list of 3 smart features to include in your custom home to demonstrate how they can enhance your home.

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3 Efficient and Effective Smart Features for Every Custom Home

The following smart features can drastically enhance safety, comfort, and efficiency for your custom home:

1. Wireless Security Systems

Safety and security are crucial for every custom home even if you are building in a safe neighbourhood. Investing in a high-quality wireless security system will give you and your family total peace of mind every day, even when you are not home. Smart security systems can include a combination of wireless cameras, wireless door locks, window alarms, proximity sensors, and more. Each of these devices can be linked to an app, allowing for easy control and monitoring day or night.

2. Smart Thermostats

While manually adjusting your thermostat is straightforward and easy to do, it can be difficult to remember to adjust the temperature before bed or before you leave for work. Failure to adjust your thermostat during these times can drastically increase your energy bill for no reason. By installing a smart thermostat in your custom home, you can control your HVAC system from any location at any time. You can also set your system to run on a schedule, ensuring that your system is only running when it needs to. This allows you to optimize energy efficiency without compromising comfort.

3. Wireless Light Fixtures and Blinds

From motion sensors to wireless switches, there are many ways to enhance the lighting throughout your home while making it more efficient than ever. Motion sensors allow you to illuminate a room and turn the lights off automatically, enhancing safety, convenience, and energy efficiency without any action required from you, your family members, or your guests. Wi-fi switches allow you to further enhance convenience and efficiency, as you can operate any connected lights or blinds from nearly any location. Several smart lighting systems also feature options for dimming lights and changing their colour through a phone app or dedicated switch, allowing you to tailor the lighting based on the time of the day or your aesthetic preferences.

To learn more about our custom home solutions and remodelling services, get in touch with the team at Ridgepoint Homes. We can be reached through our online contact form and will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our services or the details of your project.