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9 Safety-Savvy Gifts for Your Florida Home

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Dec 01, 2015

Our houses do so much for us – from providing a roof over our head to giving us a place we can call “home.” This year, give your home a gift that shows how much you care. 

To help get you started, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite safety-savvy gifts that your home – and your family – are sure to love.

(Please note that we do not endorse home products, including those listed below. People’s Trust will not be held liable for damage or loss associated with any of these products.) 

Nest Protect 

It’s time to expect more from your smoke alarm. The new Nest Protect includes an industrial-grade smoke sensor, automatic battery and sensor testing and lasts up to a decade. False alarm? You can silence the Nest Protect from your phone without any extra hardware. Learn More

Price: $99

Gogogate Garage System 

Make your garage smarter with Gogogate. Gogogate is easy to install and allows you to open, close and monitor your garage door from anywhere, even if you are miles from home. Through the Gogogate app, you can see in real time what happens in your garage, and receive phone or email notifications whenever your door is opened or closed. Learn More

Price: $99 

Philips Hue Lux LED Light Bulbs 

Turn on your peace of mind with Philips Hue’s Lux LED Light Bulbs. In addition to controlling your lights placed anywhere from your bedroom to your backyard, you can also automate them to make it appear as if you’re home when you’re not. With geofencing technology, your lights can even welcome you home or switch off automatically when you leave your home. Learn More

Price: $60 - $200

August Smart Home Access System 

With the August Smart Home Access System, you can lock and unlock your door, create virtual keys for guests, and keep track of who comes and goes, all from your smartphone. August Smart Lock can even auto-lock behind you for peace of mind and automatically unlock as you approach. Learn More

Price: $199

Homeboy Security System 

The Homeboy security system features a wire-free, long-life, Wi-Fi security camera, intuitive mobile apps and an open platform that communicates with other smart home services and devices.
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Price: $189

Tile Tracker 

Lose less of everything, including your valuable time, with Tile, a tiny Bluetooth tracker that helps find your lost (or stolen) stuff in seconds. Simply place Tiles on your everyday items and keep track of them ​with an easy-to-use app. Learn More

Price: $25

Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight 

With the Leeo Smart Alert nightlight, you can monitor your existing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms from anywhere, check the temperature and humidity of any room in your home, and even light up your space. Learn More

Price: $99

Kuna Security Camera 

Keep an eye on your home when you can't be there. Kuna is a smart light fixture with a built-in camera that detects movement at your door and sends an alert to your smartphone, allowing you to see and interact with visitors remotely. Learn More

Price: $199

Mother and the Motion Cookies Smart Sensors 

Mother knows everything. Mother and the Motion Cookies are a family of smart sensors that you can set in two minutes to perform functions you choose – things like detecting the movements of objects or the people they are attached to or sensing the temperature of the area around your selected objects. Learn More

Price: $299