8 Smart Home Devices Dad Will Love This Father's Day

Sure, you could get your Dad new clothes or a mug like every other year—but if you're looking for a creative and tech-savvy Father's Day gift he'll actually be excited about, head over to The Home Depot. You'll find everything from a Google Home to a handy automatic light dimmer to an outdoor security camera that he'll want to set up and use right away. Scroll down to see our list of the top eight smart home products to gift the Dads in your life this Father's Day.

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Orbi Ethernet Wireless Router

Make sure Dad always has a reliable Internet connection to stream his favorite sporting events, listen to music through his Google Home, or video chat with family members. The Orbi wireless router won't let him down, which is why it should be at the top of your list of gifts to give him this Father's Day. It comes with everything he'll need, including a Wi-Fi router and satellite that can connect to other wired devices through Ethernet ports. Set up takes minutes (rather than hours) and provides high-speed internet for distances up to 5,000-square-feet away, so he'll have access anywhere in the house—even the patio and garage!

Price: $377

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Google Home

If there's one gift your Dad will absolutely love this Father's Day, it's the Google Home—it'll become his hands-free assistant to help manage life's everyday tasks. This small device can answer questions, set timers and reminders, give directions, make lists, play music on demand, and so much more. He can even use it to control other compatible smart home devices just by saying the pre-set command. With a built-in speaker and far-field microphone that can hear you from across the room, no other accessories are required.

Price: $99

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Nest Thermostat

There's nothing worse than coming home after a long day to a house that's way too hot or far too cold. When you gift your dad this Nest Thermostat this Father's Day, he'll be able to control the thermostat directly from his smartphone, so he'll never have to worry about coming home to an uncomfortable temperature again. Compatible with the Nest app on smartphones and other devices, this handy gadget can even recognize when you leave the house so it can automatically adjust to meet your needs.

Price: $169

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Ring Smart Doorbell

Thanks to this innovative smart doorbell from Ring, Dad will always know who's knocking on his door. Anytime someone rings the doorbell or motion is detected nearby, he'll get an alert to his smartphone or tablet. With two-way audio and noise cancellation settings, he can even talk to visitors through his device to let them know he'll be there in a minute. Plus, with on-demand video, audio, and a live view option, it conveniently doubles as a home surveillance system, too.

Price: $249

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Nest x Yale Smart Lock

The days of misplacing his keys and not being able to get into the house will be long gone once Dad receives the Nest and Yale keypad smart lock. With a keyless deadbolt, his home will always be secure and tamper-proof—no more concern over picked locks! It allows him to create unique passcodes for himself, family, and friends, and even has a scheduling feature so it knows when to let them in with certain codes. This handy lock also makes it easy to lock the door on his way out with the touch of a button, or he can download the Nest app, which has an auto-lock feature he can utilize when he's out of town.

Price: $280

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Ring Outdoor Security Camera

You can never take home security too seriously, which is why the Ring HD Floodlight Cam makes a great gift. Once installed, Dad can customize different motion zones to ensure the device captures video of important areas, like the front door, driveway, or patio. Plus, it doubles as a motion light for even more security. If you go in on the gift with a sibling or another family member, considering getting two of these trusty security cams—one for the front of the house and one for the back. All that's required is a Wi-Fi connection, and you'll have live video and audio footage day and night.

Price: $249

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Leviton Decora Smart Dimmer

Make Dad's home improvement dreams come true this Father's Day by gifting him the Leviton Decora smart dimmer. After downloading the My Leviton app to his smartphone and installing the device, he'll have full control over the lights in the house with just the touch of a button or by voice command. It's compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, so he can change the lighting without even leaving his chair. And the best part is, this handy tool comes in a two-pack, so he can put one in the living room and the bedroom.

Price: $100

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Genie Aladdin Connect Garage Door Controller

If you're looking for the ultimate security system to gift Dad, go with the Aladdin Connect smartphone-enabled garage door controller. Once he downloads the Genie Aladdin Connect app and goes through a quick setup, he'll get phone alerts any time someone opens the garage door. He'll also be able to set timers to automatically open or shut the door at certain times, and he can even view the history to see when the garage door was opened.

Price: $64

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