We all know that a well-run home is a happy home. But what do you do when you feel like you just can’t keep up with the daily grind? You could call in reinforcements, or you could invest in a few key gadgets that will make your home life easier. From a nifty little device that will keep your prescription medications organized to a high-tech way to keep an eye on your home while you’re away, we’ve rounded up five gadgets that will make your home life easier.
1. The Philips Hue Starter Kit
One of the best ways to make your home life easier is to automate as much as possible. The Philips Hue Starter Kit comes with two A19 LED light bulbs and a bridge that allows you to control your lights from your smartphone. You can set schedules, dim the lights, and even change the color of your bulbs to suit your mood. The kit also comes with a free app that gives you access to a range of light recipes, so you can wake up to a natural light simulation or relax in a cool, dimmed light in the evening.
2. The AmazonBasics Microwave
If you’re looking for a simple, no-frills microwave that will make your life easier, the AmazonBasics Microwave is a great option. It has seven pre-programmed buttons for popular foods like popcorn and pizza, so you can heat up your food with the push of a button. It also has an auto-defrost function for frozen food, and a child lock function to prevent little hands from changing the settings. The best part? The AmazonBasics Microwave is backed by Amazon’s stellar customer service, so you can rest assured that you’re getting a quality product.
3. The Reolink Argus 2 Wireless Security Camera
If you’re looking for a way to keep an eye on your home while you’re away, the Reolink Argus 2 Wireless Security Camera is a great option. The camera runs on batteries, so you don’t have to worry about wiring it into your electrical system. It also connects to your Wi-Fi network, so you can view a live stream of your home from anywhere in the world. The camera has motion detection and night vision, so you can be sure that you’ll see any activity that takes place in your home, even when it’s dark outside.
4. The Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum
If you’re tired of vacuuming your floors, the Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum is a great option. The vacuum will clean your floors for you, so you can take a break from housework. It’s also equipped with Wi-Fi, so you can start and stop the vacuum from your smartphone. The Roomba 690 also has a self-emptying dustbin, so you don’t have to worry about emptying it after every use.
5. The Philips Sonicare FlexCare+ Electric Toothbrush
If you’re looking for an electric toothbrush that will make your life easier, the Philips Sonicare FlexCare+ Electric Toothbrush is a great option. The toothbrush has three brush modes that are designed to remove plaque, whiten teeth, and massage gums. It also has a built-in timer that will help you keep track of your brushing time, and a quadpacer that will ensure that you brush each quadrant of your mouth for the recommended two minutes.