Posted by Jenni Fredrickson on June 26, 2017 at 9:05 AM. Filed under LED Lighting, How To, Around the Home, Safety & Security .

Most people think timers are primarily used for switching on their decorative holiday lights during Christmas time, which is still a fine use of these tried and true devices. However, whether it's a digital indoor plug-in timer, a durable outdoor timer, or a simple mechanical timer, there are countless ways that timers can be used to make your life more efficient, more secure and more pleasant–no fancy smart home systems required. 

Last week, we listed 6 easy things you can do with a timer around your home. Here are 6 MORE things you can do with a timer to make your life just a little bit easier. 

1. Holiday lighting that comes on automatically at dusk.

Automate Cafe Lights with a digital timerA Vintage Splendor

 
2. Turn off the filter or heater on your pool or spa overnight.

Turn off the filter or heater on your pool or spa overnight.

 

3. Ensure your curling iron or other small appliance doesn’t get left on all day.

Ensure your curling iron or other small appliance doesn’t get left on all day.

 

4. Automate your A/C, heater or fan.

Automate your A/C, heater or fan.

 

5. Set “Parental Controls” on your television to turn off at bedtime.

Use a Timer to Set “Parental Controls” on your television to turn off at bedtime.

 

6. Play tricks on your friend who believes in ghosts – Who turned that light on?! I didn't do it!

Play tricks on your friend who believes in ghosts using a lighting timer

 

Missed Part One of 6 Things You Can Do with a Timer?

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About the Author | Jenni Fredrickson

Jenni is a Digital Content Administrator at Jasco, developing content for digital marketing that primarily focuses on Jasco’s home electrical products and brands. She enjoys digital photography and going on mini-adventures around the city. She devours a large number of books on a regular basis and has an unhealthy obsession with historical dramas. Jenni has a BA in Advertising and Brand Communications from the University of Central Oklahoma.

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