Thankfully, for those of us who find budgeting important, it’s possible to smarten up your home without breaking the bank. When it comes to converting your home into a smart home, fifty bucks might not sound like a whole lot, but you would be surprised at what you can get for such a small amount of money. As technology grows each and every year, so does the production of smart devices; which means you’ll have plenty of affordable options available when converting your home into smart home.
Below are Smart Home products under $50, handpicked and approved by our office staff, that will give you the best bang for your buck.
$33.95 Skylink Automatic Garage Door Receiver With Garage Monitor – SKGT100A
Have you ever forgotten if you accidentally left your garage door open when you left home? This is an incredibly handy garage receiver with monitor that automatically closes your garage door when you forget. It offers options to automatically close the door after 2, 5, 10 or 20 minutes along with an audio warning when the door is about to close. This can give you peace of mind and help keep your garage safe.
$49.99 Fibaro Z-Wave Plus Door/Window & Temperature Sensor, Gen5 – FBFGDW0021
This perfect monitoring door and window sensor will detect opening and closing of any door, window, gate or garage door. You will be able to automatically trigger pre-programmed scenes when this sensor detects any opening or closing. This practical device is compatible with all major Z-Wave hubs and controllers. There is even a built-in temperature sensor for more advanced monitoring options!
$49.99 Keen Home Smart Bridge – KHSB
The Keen Home Smart Bridge brings together the Keen Home Smart Vents and the Keen Home Temperature Sensor to create the Keen Home Smart Zoning System. The bridge allows the Smart Vents and the Keen Home Temp Sensor to control the temperature of individual rooms by letting you set specific temperature goals. This is accomplished with a smartphone using the free Keen Home app.
$39.99 Keen Home Temperature Sensor – KHTS
This useful temperature sensor monitors the temperature and humidity of any room of your home when paired with the Keen Home Smart Vents. Installation is easy, simply place the Temp Sensor on any surface in a room or use the included adhesive sticker to place it on a wall. Now, you will be able to manage your Keen Home Products over the Internet with the Keen Home app from anywhere in the world.
$19.99 360 Electrical PowerCurveMini Mobile 2-Outlet Surge Protector – EL36053
This compact surge protector plugs right into an existing outlet and gives you two power outlets and two USB ports. The two AC power outlets rotate a full 360 degrees in any direction to allow enough room for bulky plugs. 360 Electrical is so confident it will protect your equipment that they offer a $100,000 warranty!
$25.95 360 Electrical Revolve+ 4-Outlet Surge Protector With USB Chargers – EL36037
There are several reasons why you need this product. This surge protector includes four 360 degree rotating outlets and two USB ports for protecting your electrical devices from surges. It also allows multiple plugs to fit into a single outlet! There is even a screw in the middle to secure the unit to the outlet. Once plugged it even has an LED light that turns on indicating the connection is live.
$43.95 Dakota Alert 1000 Wireless Door Chime Kit – DADC1000
An easy to install completely wireless solution for installing a doorbell for your home or business is this door chime kit. When the button is pushed it will send a signal to the receiver (up to 1000 feet away) and will alert you with a selection of one of the loud 16 different tones. A great alternative under $50, instead of replacing a wired doorbell and hiring a handyman.
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