Turn your House into a Smart Home with These 10 Affordable Products

Aug 19, 2018Reading Time: 4 min shoppers, it’s your time to rejoice. Our friends at are making it easier than ever to have the Smart Home of your dreams without breaking the bank. Bring your home into the future with state of the art appliances and additions to your home to make it high tech in all the right places. Check out our handy guide to get you started!

Smart Appliances

washing machine

1. The Smart Washing Machine

This is a great time to invest in smart appliances, particularly the washing machines offered on Build. We love the Graphite Steel True Balance Anti Vibration System, which was rated Energy Star most efficient in 2016. It boasts a mega capacity of 5.2 cubic feet of space, and is equipped with a super cool TurboWash feature that takes up to 30 minutes off of your cycle. It’s on sale now for just $1499 (you’ll save 36%!) and ships for free in 2-3 business days.


2. The Smart Dryer

Now that you’re washing smarter, you’ll want to be just as smart with your dryer, right? Check out this Whirlpool Electric Dryer with Remote Control. It’s Energy Star Rated and on sale for just $1254. The cool remote control allows you to control your dryer from your smartphone. Welcome to your future!

nest thermostat

3. Smart Thermostats

Saving energy has never been easier. Go for the highly rated Nest Thermostat E on sale now at for just $159. You’ll be saving energy and money from day one. The remote control allows you to change the temp from anywhere –your home, office, or if you’re lucky, the beach. It even has a smart home away features that turns itself down after you leave, so you’ll never be wasting money on an empty home.

ceiling fan

4. Smart Ceiling Fans

Enjoy the convenience of controlling your ceiling fan from anywhere with the use of your smartphone. Be sure to check out this fan from Fanimation for just $223.98 (a 36% savings from the original price). It’s compatible both in and outdoors, and works with Apple iPhone, iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus 4 and HTC One.

light bulb

5. Smart Lightbulbs

Smart bulbs are a super affordable way to incorporate smart products into your home. Energy saving and cost efficient, you’ll wonder why you didn’t start using them sooner. Be sure to check out the Phillips Hue 455295 bulbs, now 50% off for just $14.99. Download the free Phillips Hue app (compatible with both Apple and Android phones) and adjust your lighting via your smartphone.

wall control

6. Smart Wall Controls

Automatically turn off lights when you are away with your smartphone. We love the convenient Nutone NPD 3OOZ, on sale for just $39.55. This high rated product can be installed up to 100 feet from the nearest wireless gateway.

door viewer

7. Smart Door Viewers

A great addition to your smart home is the video doorbell. Go for the Nutone Weatherproof Video Doorbell with HD camera, night vision, and two-way audio. It automatically saves a snapshot whenever the doorbell is pressed, and comes with other cool features like Do Not Disturb for naptimes or other times when you need a little privacy.

nest camera

8. Smart Camera Systems

Get the peace of mind from anywhere. With Nest Cam, you can monitor your home via your smartphone, from wherever you are for just $199. We’re talking bank-level security with this product, and it’s compatible with both iOS and Android devices.


9. Smart Deadbolts

Check out the totally wireless and fully functional Electronic Deadbolt from Schlage Connect. This deadbolt can be controlled via smartphone, touchscreen, or a standard key. The trusted Z-wave technology makes it perfect for monitoring your house while you’re at home. This product will give you great peace of mind and is a deal at just $194.99.


10. Smart Bathroom

Transform your bathroom into an in-home spa with the U by Moen Shower. Remotely start and control your shower via your smartphone. When your shower is ready according to your specifications, your phone will notify you. You’ll pay just $345 for this sheer bliss!