Whether you live in a three-bedroom split level, a four-bedroom colonial, or a one-bedroom high-rise apartment, you undoubtedly spend the majority of your nonworking hours in your home. It should be both inviting and productive, to put it another way. This is now easier than ever thanks to the burgeoning market for smart home devices.

In fact, 69 percent of American families own at least one smart home device, with 12% owning multiple devices. It is the most important factor to consider, with more than half of buyers citing convenience as a reason for buying a smart home gadget. The most popular smart devices right now are smart televisions and other video entertainment devices. There are, however, a plethora of distinct types of these tools.

Let’s take a look at some of these devices in more detail to discover which one is best for you.

More than half of people who use smart home gadgets say they save more than half an hour per day. Smart doorbells are becoming increasingly popular since they enable you to see who is at your door without having to be present. Another current technology that allows you to listen to music and audiobooks while at home is a smart speaker. Smart speakers can also be linked to other smart devices, allowing you to control everything with a single command.

Connect smart lights to your network and use voice commands to control them. They can also be programmed to turn off when you leave the house to save energy or to turn on when you return to create the appearance that someone is present.

Other technologies can assist you in keeping your home safe for you and your family. For example, smart smoke and carbon monoxide detectors can not only warn you about dangerous gases, but also pinpoint their specific location.

When a smart water monitor is involved in your water system, ultrasonic technology is used to detect even the slightest leaks. Smart security systems are made up of a network of cameras that can be viewed or reviewed from anywhere in the world. More information on a number of typical smart home gadgets can be found in the accompanying infographic.