A Few Useful Products to Help Protect Your Home While Your Away

Christmas is coming, which means exciting winter holidays are also not far away. Maybe you will choose to hibernate at home, or maybe go travelling somewhere warm. For those who choose to travel, an emergency back at home is always a worry. What if a pipe bursts, or someone breaks into your home, you may return to face thousands of pounds in damage or the lose of your cherished possessions.

However, now there are smart devices which can help you to keep an eye on your house while your thousands of miles away.

Smart Lock


The most important thing for a home owner is feeling safe and secure . Yale Keyless Connected Smart Lock enable you to choose the safest way to keep your home away from thieves: PIN code, key card, key tag, remote fob and even from your smartphone if it is connected with your smart home system. Furthermore, the smart lock has a tamper alarm and incorrect PIN code feature.

Also, you now have complete control on how you lock or unlock your door even when you are away from home. If your friends are on your doorstep when you are travelling, you can control who and when people have access to your home, e.g. you can set a PIN code that works for 12 hours for your family members or your cleaning person. The Keyless Connected smart lock can connect to leading smart home systems when the appropriate module is fitted. It also connects to your CCTV systems.

Leak Detector


If a sink leaks or a pipe bursts, you may have to rip out walls, tear up floors, and even deal with mold remediation. Each of these may cost you hundreds or even thousands of pounds.  Honeywell Wifi Water Leak Detectors may be a solution to this problem. It will send an alert to your mobile phone when there’s water where it shouldn’t be.  This little product can detect in real-time situations, in your bathroom, utility room, water tank etc. before anything major happens.  It will inform you if there’s excess humidity in the bathroom, or if the temperature is below freezing in the utility room.


NetCam Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision - HeroImageIf you are away on holiday, it’s nice to know that at the tap of a button you can see what’s going on in your home. NetCam Wi-Fi Camera with Night Vision helps you to keep an eye on your home on your smart devices, like phone or tablet. You can have a clear view even in low or no light. The NetCam allows you to save live video to your mobile device for easy sharing and also provides clear digital audio to listen in on your room as well as see it. The free NetCam app also provides email alerts, notifying you when motion is detected and sending you a snapshot of the motion.

These are just a few of the devices which can take the worry out of your holiday. Remember that,  family and home are still the most important thing even when you are not there, so you have to be prepared before small problems become disasters.