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If you are looking for some smart light switches for your home, we will be covering some of those today. There are several brands of smart light switches and bulbs on the market, and today we will be taking a look at Lutron, Kasa, Sengled, Eufy and Alarm.com smart light switches and bulbs.

Lutron Light Switches

Before we go over our first smart light switch today, we would like to give our readers some background information about the company who makes it. Lutron was founded back in 1959 in New York. When they were founded, they were in the market of making lighting devices. Since then they have continued to make those types of devices with vast improvements to their product line.

Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch Features

The Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch has a simple basic design and it comes in white, ivory, almond and black which would go great with any style of home. It only takes very limited tech/electrical knowledge to set up your Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch. It is powered by directly wiring it into your home’s power source. The Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch then will connect to your home’s WIFI network which gives you the ability to remote control it. You can control up to 17 bulbs with one Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch. The Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch will work with a variety of different bulbs. It allows you to remotely turn on and off lights connect the switch, and you can also control the brightness of the bulbs connected to it. You can also used smart home assistants like Amazon’s Alexa to use voice controls to control the functions of your Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch.

Lutron has a variety of other types of smart switches as well that will incorporate easily with your Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch. You can download the free Lutron app for Apple and Android devices to remotely control your Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch. The Lutron app allows you to turn on and off the lights that are connected to your Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch, adjust the brightness of the lights connect to it, and set timers for when the lights connect to it come on and go off. If you are looking to purchase a Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch you will pay around $50.00 to $60.00 USD for it.

The Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch has some really great features. The ability to set timers with the Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch is a great way for you to cut down on your home’s energy cost per month. We like the fact that it can be setup without the need of professional installation. The one thing we didn’t really care for was the price. The Lutron Caseta Dimmer Switch is more on the more expensive side of pricing for smart switches when compared to other branded switches that are similar to it.

Kasa Light Switches

Before we go over our next switch, the Kasa Smart Light Switch, we would like go over the background of the company who makes Kasa products. Kasa products are actually produced by TP-Link Technologies which is a China based tech company. TP-Link Technologies specializes in making networking products. In recent years they have made the move to start producing smart home devices under the product name of Kasa.

Kasa Smart Light Switch Features

The Kasa Smart Light Switch is a really simplistic smart light switch. It has a simplistic basic white design that would go great with your style of home. The Kasa Smart Light Switch can be set up by yourself, and a step-by-step installation guide is included with it. It is powered by directly wiring it to your home’s power source. It works by connecting wirelessly to home’s WIFI network. The Kasa Smart Light Switch works independently so you did not need an existing security or home automation hub to use it. The Kasa Smart Light Switch allows you to remotely control any lights that are connect to it. You can customize the brightness and ambience of any light connected to it. The Kasa Smart Light Switch also has a fade feature that will gradually turn off the lights connected to it, giving you time to exit a room before the lights are off. You can also set timers for when your lights turn on and off. All the remote-control features for the Kasa Smart Light Switch are controlled via the Kasa app. The Kasa app is free to download and works for Android and Apple devices. If you have any other Kasa smart home devices, you can group them together and control them all through the Kasa app. You can also use smart home assistants like Amazon’s Alexa to use voice controls to control your Kasa Smart Light Switch. You will pay around $30.00 USD for a Kasa Smart Light Switch.

The Kasa Smart Light Switch has some really great easy to use features. We like that the Kasa Smart Light Switch has the fading option so that it gives you the time to get out of a room before the lights go off. We like the fact that you can group and use all of your Kasa smart devices through the app. The price for Kasa Smart Light Switch is pretty average when compared to other smart switches that are similar.

Our Opinion

Technology has really improved over the years, especially smart home technology. A lot of homeowners are making the move to smart switches due to their money saving potential. Smart Switches are a great way to cut down on your home’s energy cost per month, and they give you the ability to remotely control the lights in your home.

Smart Light Bulbs

Making our lives easier through the use of technology has become a common theme with households across the United States. Every year big tech companies are making some really cool gadgets for our homes. Smart Bulbs are becoming a popular type of smart gadget that more and more homeowners are adding to their homes. Smart Bulbs are a great way to save you some money per month on your home’s energy cost. In this part of our blog post, we will be taking a look at a couple of the top smart bulbs out for 2019 which are the Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb and the Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb.

Sengled Light Bulb

We figured our readers may have not heard of Sengled before so we thought we would give you all some background information about this company. Sengled is an international company with developers and designers located all around the globe. They specialize in making smart lighting products for homes and businesses. They have over 20 years of experience with making lighting products, and they continue to produce high-quality lighting products that consumers give high ratings to.

Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb Features

The Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb has some really great features. This smart bulb works by connecting wirelessly to your home’s WIFI network. You don’t need an existing security or home automation hub to use your Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb. You can purchase a Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb in a variety of different colors including soft white and multicolored, has a brightness of around 60W, and doesn’t get hot.

There are a variety of different settings that you can use with your Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb. You can control brightness, colors, set timers, and turn of/on remotely through the Sengled app. The Sengled app can be downloaded for Apple and Android Devices. Setting timers for when your Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb comes on and goes off is a great way to cut down on your home’s energy cost per month. You can also use virtual voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa to control your Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb with voice commands.

Setup is extremely simple, you just need to screw in your Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb into your desired location, download the Sengled app to connect to your WIFI, and your good to go. The Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb is compatible with a variety of security and home automation hubs allowing you to incorporate it and control it with your existing compatible home or security hub.

With the Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb we like how easy the setup is. We also really like the ability to remotely the Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb through the Sengled app. We think that it’s really great that you do not have to have an existing home automation or security hub to use the Sengled Smart WIFI LED Bulb, but you can’t connect the Sengled Bulb to a home security system even if you wanted to.

If you would like to connect Z-Wave bulbs to a smart home security system and control everything from one app, see our offer here at Link Interactive. We offer all kinds of smart light devices that you can integrate with a fully automated home security system.

Eufy Light Bulbs

Another name we will be going over today is Eufy which is the brand name of smart home products from the company Anker. Anker is a Chinese based tech company who specializes in computer and mobile products and parts. They have been around since 2011, and recently shifted their focus to producing smart home products. They now offer a variety of smart home products which are listed under the name Eufy.

Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb Features

The Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb is another really great smart bulb that would go great with any styled home. The Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb is a works by connecting wirelessly to your home’s WIFI network. You do not need an existing home automation or security hub to use your Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb, but it will incorporate with a variety of these types of hubs. The Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb has a 60W brightness, but due to its energy efficient design it only uses 9W of power.

You can program 10 different lighting schedules for your Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb right from the Eufy app. The Eufy app works for Apple and Android devices, and it will give you the ability to remotely control your Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb. The Eufy app also allows you to customize the brightness of your Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb and remotely turn it on/off. You can also use smart home assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa to use voice commands with your Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb. The setup is really simple, you simply need to screw in your Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb, download the Eufy app, and the app will connect it to your WIFI network. If you are looking to purchase a Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb you will pay around $22.00 USD.

The Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb comes with a lot of energy saving features. We really like the low power usage of the Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb which is a great way to cut down on your home’s energy cost per month. We also really like the amount of schedule timers you can have for the Eufy Lumos Smart Bulb. We do wish it came in a variety of colors though.

Alarm.com Smart Light Control

Smart home technology is becoming increasingly popular with home and business owners around the globe. There are many great smart gadgets out on the market that can make your lives more convenient and help save you some money. Investing in a smart bulb is a great way to make your home smarter while also making it a little greener. If you are looking to purchase one of the smart bulbs we went over today you can do so by shopping online.

However, we strongly recommend looking into Alarm.com’s lineup of smart light control devices. You can get more information on Alarm.com light control products through Link Interactive. At Link Interactive, we provide cutting-edge light control through our state of the art home automation and home security system. Take a look now!