No matter where you live in the country, there’s a chance you could be hit with severe weather, whether it’s just heavy thunder and lightning or more intense formations like blizzards or tropical storms.
As technology advances, there are more devices designed to help you prepare for and ride out severe weather. Here are 10 smart gadgets that can help protect your home and family when the next big storm rolls through your area.
A sensor that lets you know when there’s unwanted water
Get smartphone alerts if there’s water in your basement.Whenever there’s a heavy storm, my basement tends to get a little damp, and honestly, sometimes I forget to check for water and set up the dehumidifier down there. If you’re in the same boat, you could definitely benefit from the Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak & Freeze Detector. Set this smart gadget up in your basement or wherever you get unwanted water, and it will send you a smartphone notification at the first sign of a leak or freeze.