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Gadgets that Make Your Apartment a Healthier and Safer Place to Live

Safety is a basic need of every person. With the development of technology, safety has become more accessible than ever, as manufacturers offer a multitude of gadgets that are designed to protect your home from uninvited guests, as well as domestic accidents.

Just like safety, health is a priority for most of us. And now that there’s a focus on creating general accessibility to wellness, developers roll out gadgets to help you as much as possible in this hectic world.

If you want to create a safe space in your apartment where you can focus on improving your lifestyle and health, here’s a list of some of the most popular gadgets and devices for you and your apartment.

Fitness Bracelet

A fitness bracelet is a compact device that keeps track of your movements through an integrated system of sensors. It is a convenient way to monitor the user’s activity, such as walking, running, sleeping, and eating habits. When you wear this fitness tracker on your body, it gathers data from all these activities and translates it into simple figures, such as the number of steps you took, how many calories you burned, and the duration and quality of your sleep, among others.

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Smart Lock

This high-tech device recognizes visitors, takes pictures, and sends data to a smartphone. Some even register each person entering the house, identifying them by phone number. You can also lock or open a door from anywhere in the world where there is Wi-Fi. So no more worrying about losing the key!

Door Sensors

A security door contact magnetically attached to your door will turn on the alarm in response to any attempt to open the door by an uninvited guest. It doesn’t cost a lot, fits quickly, and is among the most reliable gadgets on the market. Plus, the opening sensor can also be installed on windows.

Porch Protection Curtains

A wet porch can lead to accidents at home, so you should know how to keep a screened porch dry. Porch Protection Curtains are designed to keep your porch dry. By installing this product at home, you stay away from the danger of tripping, slipping, and falling.

IP Camera

Cameras are an essential security element around cities and any smart space. It has already been proven that the presence of video cameras reduces crime rate. For an apartment, a simple IP-camera is enough, which you can use to observe what’s happening in your home while you’re away. You can also opt for motion sensors with photo fixation. This way, if something happens in your absence, the sensor will record everything and send an alarm to the monitoring center.

Motion Sensor

A motion sensor creates an infrared background in the room. The sensors don’t record around the clock, instead, they detect any movement with impulses. If the number of entities exceeds the permissible level, an alarm is triggered.

Smart Sockets

This device was created specifically for those who always wonder whether they remembered to turn off an appliance. Finally! With the help of intelligent sockets, electrical appliances can be controlled from miles away. Also, when you’re not home, you can program the smart socket to turn on and off, making it look like the house is not empty to any outsider.

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Smoke Detector

A fire safety system is as necessary as a washing machine or refrigerator. Smart smoke detectors go a bit further than just sensing heavy smoke. Optical smoke sensors monitor the transparency of the air, while ionization sensors monitor its composition. Regardless of smoke type and density, the detectors sound an alarm and can alert the fire department.

Water Leakage Sensor

These devices are installed under the floor of your bathroom and are programmed to react to the water damage. In this case, the sensors automatically block the pipes. If the washing machine caused flooding, it would also be turned off. If triggered, they will also send an alert to the mobile application.

Gas Leakage Sensor

For homes with a fireplace or stove, heating carbon monoxide sensors are indispensable. They are also suitable for apartments and houses with a gas pipeline, as they prevent a critical level of flammable gases leaking into the air.

In the event of an incident, these gadgets can block the fuel access to the room using special locking devices and send an alarm to the monitoring center while notifying the owner through a mobile application. Also, a separate alarm for an increased concentration of carbon monoxide can be sent to alert people in the house.

Integrated Security System

Separate gadgets cannot guarantee absolute protection at home, so installing an integrated security system can prove more reliable. This will cost less than individual devices, and you can control the alarm through a mobile app. In case of emergency, all you have to do is press the panic button on the key fob that regulates the entire system.


A secure and healthy lifestyle is an essential aspect of our well-being and we shouldn’t compromise on it. These gadgets are all you need to turn your apartment into a healthy and safe space.

Sanziana Bona
Sanziana Bona
Sanziana Bona is a content marketing writer for Yardi Corom, a cloud-based software solution designed for commercial tenants and corporate occupiers and Yardi Kube, an all-in-one coworking management platform. She covers many commercial real estate related topics including FASB/IFRS compliance, lease accounting, coworking and flexile spaces, and more. You can connect with Sanziana via email.

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