Often the easiest path to making a smart home is to install. But sometimes your fixtures use weird bulbs or are recessed and not conducive to being replaced. That’s when you do an end run around the bulbs and install a smart switch instead. Gosund makes some excellent smart switches, and right now you can get a two-pack for the lowest price I’ve ever seen. Regularly $34, you can get the . That’s less than $7 each. To get the deal, you’ll need to click the coupon on the product page and apply promo code 8OCKTPPC at checkout.
Even if you’re not especially handy with electrical stuff, these switches are pretty easy to install — I’ve done it myself and I can barely jump-start a car. Here’s what you need to know: These are single-pole, three-way switches, which are designed for controlling lights from more than one location (like opposite sides of a room). Just use the breaker to kill power to the switch, remove the old switch and wire the new one in its place. Gosund includes step-by-step instructions to guide you through. A neutral wire is required, but almost all existing lighting setups will have one.
The switches connect directly to your 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network, no hub required. Once installed, you can control the light via the Gosund mobile app as well as Alexa and Google Assistant. You can even schedule the light to turn on and off at a specific time or at sunrise and sunset.
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