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Gadgets That Will Make Life At Home Much Easier

January 22, 2016 by barbara

Let’s face it – living at home isn’t always easy. Even if your house is organized and have the house just the way you like, there is always a small problem that occurs that makes life hard work. For obvious reasons, no one wants to live in a property that is hard work, which is why it is about time you went shopping. Shopping is a great way to purchase all the gadgets and tech that will take care of the fine details and promote relaxation. Just imagine, with these gizmos you can spend more time on your sofa and less time running around. Bliss!

Multi-Power Outlet

No matter how many appliances you have at home, there never seems to be enough power outlets to go around. And, when that is the case, you spend ages fumbling around the house looking for an extension lead or a free socket. The result is that it takes you forever to plug the appliance in, or you end up leaving it miles away in the kitchen. The simple solution is to buy a power source with more than one outlet. That way, you can plug in several items at once without having to mess around. 


A Thermostat

Do you already have a thermostat in your home? You may, but there are plenty of other homeowners that are behind the times. For the uninitiated, a thermostat is a small piece of tech that wirelessly connects syncs to your boiler or central heating system. When you want to make a change to the temperature, all you have to do is pick up the thermostat and press ‘up’ or ‘down’. Or, the thermostat will make the changes automatically. As a result, you can easily control the temperature of your house, and you don’t have to sweat profusely or freeze to death!

Mobile Tablet Software

In all honesty, this could mean any piece of software that you can install onto your mobile device. But, in this instance it means software that allows you to control your electrical appliances. Yes, you can hook your lights and your heating system up to your laptop or tablet and control it remotely from anywhere in the world. All you need is an Internet connection to make it happen. With this software, you have to stand up again! As long as you have the right device by your side, you can control almost every aspect of your home from the sofa or your bed. If that doesn’t make life easier, what will?

Wheelchair Lift

Obviously, if you are disabled you will most likely have a lift in your home. But, you don’t have to be disabled to need a wheelchair lift. In fact, you don’t even need to have trouble walking. Let me explain. If you experience difficulties with stairs, as in it takes you ages to get to the top, lift solutions are the perfect solution. Instead of having to plan your day in advance, you can sit in the lift or the chair and get escorted to the top. Alternatively, a lift is a good option if you think there is a certain element of danger. Small kids, for example, may struggle on the stairs, and a lift could act as a safety measure.

Digital thermostat in the living room


Stairs and steps are not just in one place – they are everywhere! If your home is elevated, there is a good chance that there are steps to get into the kitchen or any room in the house. Okay, so they may only be small steps, but they are a hassle. Again, if you have difficulty with steps or they are a safety issue, remove them and replace them with a ramp. Ramps make life easier because you can just walk through the house without a care in the world. You don’t have to worry about tackling the slightest incline because the incline is smooth and quite flat, which is so much better.

A Clock

Okay, so this may not be the most technological piece of kit that you will ever come across, but it doesn’t make it any less useful. In fact, a clock is one of the most useful pieces of tech in any home, so you need to make sure you have one. At the end of the day, you need organization and punctuality to make your life at home easier as without these two traits you are going to struggle. Thankfully, a humble clock promotes both qualities just by reminding you of the time. When you look up at it, you can plan your day so that you don’t have to rush around like a headless chicken!

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