This post is sponsored by Best Buy.
This October will be the three-year anniversary of us moving into our new home. Because we typically have the most current technology we have in our home, purchasing new technology wasn’t high on our list at that time.
However, I’m sure our technology is somewhat dated at this point and that means it’s time to update some of our equipment — especially the ones we use for entertainment, lifestyle, and smart home technology.
When you’re looking to do upgrades around the house, oftentimes there are resources you can tap into to make the task a little easier. For example — interior decorating and home improvement consultations that can be done right in your home.
What if I told you that you could have an in-home technology consultation for free?
Best Buy offers an In-Home Consultation service that is free! Their highly-trained in-home advisors can meet with you in your home to help you get your technology in order.
So, we’ve already identified two major wins to this program — Best Buy’s experts come to you and there’s no cost. You’re already ahead of the game just by scheduling a consultation.
Now that we’re on the same page, let’s get into what you can expect from one of Best Buy’s In-Home Consultations.
Their highly-trained advisor will meet you to discuss your technology goals with you. During this meeting, your advisor will be able to make real-time recommendations as well as a personalized plan that can help you improve your home and lifestyle through technology. The advantage this in-home consultation provides that other consultations don’t is the ability to visualize the recommendations right there in your home.
Once you and your advisor have decided on what recommendations work for you, you can actually purchase at that time. Delivery and installation are also coordinated during the meeting, which takes the guesswork out of what dates and times you may need to keep available to receive your product(s).
Now that I’ve outlined the basics of this convenient service, let me tell you about some products we’ve been eyeing for our next technology upgrade. Having teens and a young child, safety is paramount in our home. The teens often get home before us and like any vigilant parent, we like to keep tabs on what’s going on at home.
We already have video security in place but we’re ready to kick it up a notch with the Ring Video Doorbell 2.
In addition to being able to see who’s at the door whether we’re home or not, one of our favorite features of the Ring 2 is the voice feature that offers hands-free help in checking who is at the door on your smart display, TV or phone. Plus, you can easily recharge the battery with the included power pack.
Because a smart home requires a strong WiFi signal to function efficiently, the Eero Mesh WiFi System is next up on our list.
Each Eero is true-band and uses TrueMesh technology to enable great WiFi performance and reliability no matter how many devices you use in your home — and we have A LOT.
Each kit comes three eeros and is made for homes with 3-5+ bedrooms, which is perfect for us. Another plus to this system is with eero’s app, you can set up your system in under 10 minutes! You can also share your network with guests and manage family screen time from anywhere. That screen time component is one of my favorites!
Lastly, we’re looking at the GE Profile™ Series 30″ built-in convection double wall oven.
While our appliances are still fairly new, air frying is all the rage these days — and we’re committed to doing everything we can to maintain a healthy lifestyle for our family.
Each oven provides 5 cu. ft. capacity with true European convection to prepare your large dishes in optimal conditions. It has a large, 7″ touch display that can be used to simply program the oven with precision cooking modes that provide simple instructions. This oven can also automatically adjust the temperature and cook times to deliver perfect results.
I can’t wait to get started working on getting these items into our home, and I know Best Buy will make the process so much easier. Are there items you’ve been eyeing that can improve your entertainment, lifestyle, and smart home technology?
Let Best Buy show you what’s possible in your home with a free In-Home Consultation by scheduling your appointment with them today. The consultation is free and once the work begins, Best Buy will be with you every step of the way.