Category: Stories

Hello, Smart Home: Daniel

If the walls in this home could talk, they’d have some pretty great stories to tell. Built in 1760, the colonial farmhouse predates the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution, and the Boston Tea Party–which took place just a few miles down the road. Read More

Hello, Smart Home: Sid & Kokil

When Sid and Kokil first moved to their new neighborhood, they heard some strange noises from the surrounding hills late at night. They turned to SmartThings to help monitor and secure their home from unwanted visitors–including the wild coyotes in the area (eek!). Read More

SmartThings Helps Catch a Burglar

Susan bought SmartThings because she wanted to keep an eye on her home when she goes out of town. She never expected that SmartThings would help her catch a burglar in action.

Check out how a SmartThings setup that cost less than $200 helped notify Susan that something was wrong, identify the intruder, and keep the police safe–all from nearly 700 miles away. Read More

Smart Weather Lamp

The weather can always keep you guessing, but thanks to an ingenious creation from a member of the SmartThings Community, it doesn’t have to. Check out how Jim is using SmartThings to visually show what the forecast has in store for him each day at his home’s exact location. Read More

How SmartThings Saved the Day

You don’t often think about the importance of humidity in the winter. But as frigid temperatures continue their grip on much of the country this week, we wanted to share a story from the SmartThings Community about a customer in Texas who figured out a way to keep his home’s humidity level from plummeting as temperatures dropped. Read More