Are you an electrician? I’m most certainly not, and yet I just turned a light switch in my house into a smart switch. I didn’t have to go down to the basement and find the correct circuit to cut off, or touch a single wire. In fact, I didn’t even have to unscrew the wall plate around my old light switch. All I had to do was slap on a Switchmate Smart Light Switch by SimplySmart Home, and now I can control all the lights in my living room with my smartphone as well as with the built in timer. It’s awesome, and it’s only $23 right now on Amazon.
Here’s the key info from the product page:
- 1 SECOND SETUP requires no tools, no wiring and no professional assistance, and all batteries are included! Attaches magnetically to the screws in existing wall plates – simply snap in place and go!
- SNAPS OVER TOGGLE STYLE LIGHT SWITCHES and ideal for homeowners, apartment dwellers, renters and students. Sleek design covers exisiting wall plates for a clean look
- ADDS APP CONTROLLED TIMER and remote on/off to existing light switches and includes a built-in manual switch for easy control of lights at the wall panel.
- COMPATIBLE WITH GOOGLE ASSISTANT for voice control – can also be paired with Power by SimplySmart Home for Amazon Alexa and Google Home compatibility
- FREE SWITCHMATE APP available as free download for both Android and iOS Mobile Devices
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