Make Your Home Smart On A Budget

By   March 2, 2017

Now is the perfect time to make your home “Smarter,” with thousands of Smart Home devices and products to choose from. One thing is for sure, when it is time to make an investment, the best affordable option will be a kit, which includes the basics that will get the Smart Home up and going.


philips smart light bulb

One of the most popular Smart Home systems is the Philips Hue Smart light platform, because it offers simplicity and easy usability. Starting with the Hue White A19 starter kit will be best way to go. The kit consists of 2 white, dimmable Hue LEDs and the Hue Bridge.

The plug-n-play installation will make even the least technical person happy. Just plug the Ethernet cable into the existing wireless router, complete the set up and configuration process and be ready to start controlling the light from an authorized iOS or Android device.

To enhance the system, just invest in the Philips Hue Recipe Kit, a white, dimmable LED and wireless remote. The included remote will support up to 10 bulbs, allowing users to create a variety of lighting setups that can be changed in with a simple touch of a button. The hub is not really required in this case, but it will allow users to control multiple rooms or utilize a motion sensor to trigger a LED. A Philips Hue White and Color A19 LED Bulb will add color for mood lighting.



A lighting starter kit is the best way to get started building a Smart Home network. Add other devices at will until you create a mesh of Smart Home products that will make you the envy of the neighborhood.