4 easy smart home updates that can save you money

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HOUSTON – If you are looking to save money before the year is over, smart technology and services in your home can really pay off in the long run.

Kathryn Emery, home improvement & lifestyle expert, shares 4 simple and cost-effective updates and services you can get this holiday season.

Rheem Gladiator 50 Gal. electric water heater (Rheem)

1. Smart water heaters can prevent leaks and help you save money on utility bills

The Rheem Gladiator Smart Electric water heater has leak detection and auto shut-off valve to save you thousands of dollars in water damage. But the best thing is their built-in Wi-Fi technology that allows you to manage hot water usage from your cellphone.

“It’s up in the attic but you know what’s going on. Say you are going on vacation, you don’t need it on. It’s pulling all that electricity. So, you can control it. You can put it in a vacation/away mode to save you money on utility bills,” said Emery.

Available at: The Home Depot

Neli Virtual Appliance Repair (Neli)