Are you a smart home lover and want to keep your home updated with the latest smart home devices? Then you will love the new range of smart curtains that feature our brand-new automatic curtain track. Read this blog to find out why this should be your next investment to complete your smart home.
Must-have smart window coverings
You already have a smart doorbell, smart thermostat and smart security camera, and most likely a smart home system such as Apple HomeKit, Google Home, Amazon Alexa or Samsung SmartThings in place. But are you missing one thing? Do you already own smart window decoration? Smart home curtains, shades or blinds are the next big thing. Smart tech gurus around the world are heralding these new smart devices. It's the next must-have item to have in your smart home.
Which one - Automatic curtain or blind?
If you are buying a new house or renovating your home, then you still have time to decide. Are you going to choose just smart shades like a day and night blind for a clean and minimalistic look? Or do you fancy an automatic curtain to bring more style and warmth into your living space? Now is the time to make that choice. And of course, the ultimate would be a combination of both. For example, combine black-out Smartblinds with a sheer automatic curtain, so you can enjoy natural light and a lovely view of outside during the day and lower the blinds in the evening for privacy.
Why go for a smart home curtain?
Smart curtains are the crème-de-la-crème of curtains. A high-tech upgrade to regular and manual curtain that optimize motorized set-up and automated controls. Manual curtains are time-consuming to use. Whereas smart curtains make everything easier. You can program your smart home curtains to open and close at the times you desire or by voice command. Imagine bedtime... "Hey Siri, close curtains". Or in the morning, setting your automatic curtains to open up at 7am so you can wake up naturally to the morning light instead of a blaring alarm.
Match your interior style
Now that you have chosen to purchase a smart home curtain, which style should you choose? It really depends on your interior style. Make sure your curtain matches the style you use in the rest of your home. So wether you have a more modern style interior or a bit more industrial style, the colour and fabric of your curtain has to match this. You can dress up your windows with chic sheer or light filtering curtains for a light and airy feeling or with honeycomb blinds for a classic look in your office. There are hundreds of curtain types, colours, patterns, and materials to choose from, which means you will always find the right window covering to fit your style, home interior, seasons and specific needs. if you need help to decide, why not take inspiration from the latest home interior magazines or look at inspiration on Pinterest or Instagram. When you have an idea in mind, then Smartblinds has a smart home curtain or blinds that will match perfectly.
The easiest way to use a smart curtain
Smart curtains are easy to set up and use. You can control your smart curtain with a remote or app on your smartphone, or even through a speech recognition program like Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri. This means you can control your automatic curtain with a simple click, swipe or voice command even if you are meters away from your curtains. You can also set timers or schedules, manage the best lighting or shade that fits with a given situation and choose your own scenes and effects to suit your lifestyle.
We understand that you might need help choosing the right window covering for your home. Will you go for a roller blind, smart curtain, or maybe both? We know it's sometimes difficult to decide. Feel free to speak to one of our experts who will be more than happy to help advise you about our smart curtain tracks and all other blind options. We'll make sure we find the right window covering for you!