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SPMS: Your Ultimate Smart Home

computer screen reading "DO MORE"
Carl Heyerdahl

woman looking at smart watch
Luke Chesser

Step 1: Think Small

Google Home Mini
Google Home MiniCourtesy of vendor

Step 2: Establish a Command Center

Samsung Smart Things Hub
Samsung SmartThings HubCourtesy of vendor

Step 3: Hook Up a Hub

Ring Video Doorbell Pro
Ring Video Doorbell ProCourtesy of vendor

Step 4: Install a Smart Doorbell

August Smart Lock Pro + Connect
August Smart Lock Pro + ConnectCourtesy of vendor

Step 5: Lock Up

Honeywell Wi-Fi 7-Day Programmable Thermostat
Honeywell Wi-Fi 7-Day Programmable ThermostatCourtesy of vendor

Step 6: Control the Temp Without a Fuss

Philips Hue Premium Smart Bulb
Philips Hue White 4-Pack Starter KitCourtesy of vendor

Step 7: Remote-control Your Lights

WeMo Insight Smart Plug
WeMo Insight Smart PlugCourtesy of Belkin International

Step 8: Swap Out Your Plugs

Nest Protect Wired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector
Nest Protect Wired Smoke and Carbon Monoxide DetectorCourtesy of vendor

Step 9: Give Your Smoke Alarm a Makeover

MySmartBlinds KitCourtesy of vendor

Step 10: Motorize Curtains and Blinds

Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn


Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.