If you’ve ever considered investing money in some of the smart home systems, here’s why motorized blinds should be on top of your list.
1. It is safer for children and pets
First and foremost, motorized blinds offer something other types of blinds don’t. If you have children or pets this is especially useful. Most of the regular blinds come with a corded system that pose risk to child’s safety and they ca be quite dangerous for pets too. These corded systems usually feature a loop where both small pets and children can easily get tangled in and get injured in the process.
On the other hand, motorized blinds are completely cordless systems and will, in a way help you child proof your living room. This guarantees maximum protection and safety to your children and pets.
2. They boost your home’s energy-efficiency in two ways
There are two major ways in which motorized blinds actually improve your home’s energy efficiency. They are great for insulation and light control.
Motorized blinds come with a great advantage that allows you to have a better control over lighting inside your home. You can also set a timer on the blinds. That way, they will automatically open and close at specific times during the day depending on whether you want natural lighting coming through or some cool shade. All of these factors together help you by bringing your monthly utility bills down.
3. They protect your furniture and decor from the sun
Direct sun exposure can be very damaging to your flooring and furniture in the house. Over time, your furniture will start to experience colour fading, discoloration, and irreversible damage. However, motorized blinds are great at protecting your valuables by providing automated programming and controlling the amount of light your home gets throughout the day.
All you need to do is set your motorized window blinds to a specific timing and protect your furniture even when you rush out of your home and forget to close the blinds.
4. They add security when you’re away from home
Your first thought of home security and blinds may be to use the blinds to prevent the passer-by walkers from looking into your home. However, motorized blinds actually offer so much more than that.
When you think about it, motorized blinds opening and closing by themselves even when you’re not home will make it look like there’s someone at home. This will deter a lot of potential thieves looking for an opportunity to rob your home since it will look like there’s always someone in your house. These motorized blinds are actually better at being deterrents to potential thieves than any other window covering system, especially if you pair them with an automated smart home lighting system.
5. They improve your sleep quality
There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to sleep in a room that is not dark enough. As soon as the sun comes out and hits your windows you can’t keep sleeping peacefully. However, with motorized blinds that offer maximum light-blocking opacity, you don’t have to worry about getting quality sleep. You can even nap during the day without any issues. They will make your room as dark as possible and improve your overall quality of sleep.
Also, waking up with motorized blinds is also a lot easier and more pleasant. You ca set a timer for your motorized blinds so that they slowly begin to open up in the morning. This will help wake you up gradually and naturally, without any rush.
6. They increase the value of your home
This kind of investment is good for you in the long run as well. If you choose to put your home on the market one day, these motorized blinds will actually add value to your home.
Firstly, potential buyers will have a good eye for professionally installed blinds and will instantly be more interested in buying the house. Secondly, smart home systems such as these motorized blinds have become very popular on the market. It’s actually seen as a big bonus and advantage by potential buyers if you already have motorized blinds installed in your home, or any other smart home systems.
7. You can operate them without even touching them
The best part about motorized blinds is that you don’t even need to get up from your couch or bed to open them or close them. The intensity of natural light changes a lot during the day. Having to get up every five minutes to adjust the blinds must the most boring task.
With motorized blinds you can either set a timer for a specific time period and have the blind open and close on their own, or you can use the push button control and adjust the blinds from whichever spot in the house you’re currently at. This feature is easy for kids to use as well. Also, it makes it easier to adjust the blinds in places where windows are not easily accessible like behind the couch.
8. They can integrate with your existing smart home systems
Another great advantage of the overall smart home system is that it can easily be adjusted to work alongside other smart home devices. For instance, your motorized blinds can be programmed to work alongside your automated lights, thermostat controls, and other smart home devices. At night, you can set your blinds to close at the same time when your outdoor security lights are turned on and the thermostat can lower the temperature to suit your needs, especially during hot summer evenings.
9. They offer an easy and effective privacy solution
Having huge windows in rooms such as bathrooms and bedrooms lets a lot of light in, makes the room feel bigger and more open, and it’s just overall a lot more aesthetically pleasing. However, that poses a problem with privacy. With motorized roller blinds you can easily ensure privacy in bathroom and your bedroom whenever you need it.
Lastly, motorized blinds come with a wide variety of control options. You can easily operate them by purchasing a push button control or you can choose between numerous apps available on your phone, tablet or laptop that you can use to control the blinds from the comfort of your sofa or bed without even getting up.
Overall, motorized blinds come with numerous amazing advantages. They will make your life a lot easier and will even add value to your home if you ever choose to put it up for sale.