Incredible advances in technology have changed the way we think about everything, including our home. There are tons of choices for savvy home owners who want to add gadgets to their home. While it may seem daunting to integrate smart devices to your new or existing home, they can be extremely beneficial. Below we’ve listed some of the best reasons to invest in smart features. You may also find there are even more awesome advantages that specifically fit your family.


Probably the most important reason many homeowners choose smart devices and appliances is saving money. The more efficient your home works the more dollars you’ll keep in your pocket. Advanced technology is geared toward working harder on less energy. And since you can control your devices from where ever you are, draining electricity on an empty house is a thing of the past. Perhaps the best part is most of this technology isn’t outrageously expensive. So you’ll only spend a little to save thousands throughout your lifetime.


Not only do smart home save you money, they’re also great for Mother Earth. Green technology is changing the way we think about our everyday life. When it comes to new construction, both homes and commercial buildings, there are many ways to give back to the planet. Many new smart home gadgets have the added benefit of added efficiency. Smart LED lights run longer and require less energy. Plus they come in a number of styles which adds even more options to make your home look more attractive.


When you’re building a home or renovating your current one, you’re usually thinking about adding things for your own benefit. However you should keep future buyers in mind. Buyers these days are looking for efficiency and convenience. They love to see new technologies integrated to a home’s design. Including smart features in your home sets you up for a successful selling experience down the road.

Another bonus to a smart home is its attractiveness to you. Putting control of your household elements in your hands 24 hours a day is easy and convenient. Your house will respond to you, adjusting lights and unlocking doors as you approach. Most importantly, you get added safety. Smart readers like carbon monoxide detectors and water leak monitors give you peace of mind with hazards you can’t see.


If you’re looking to build a smart home, or remodel your house for the modern market, call Markley Construction. We offer luxury construction throughout the Sarasota Florida area. Call or email [email protected] to hear more.