5 Festive Smart Home Routines For The Fall Season

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It’s officially autumn, and you’re likely trying to get back into the swing of work or school. Fall is undoubtedly a busy time of year, but don’t forget to take some time to admire the leaves changing colors, enjoy the crisp air, and watch a college football game or two. 

Be sure to optimize the comfort of your home for fall as well! Check out some Yonomi Routine ideas for relaxing during the fall season and let the Yonomi App automate everything.

 
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Watch the Football Game

Fall is synonymous with football. Get game day ready with this Yonomi Routine.

Create a new Routine called “Game Day” with the following actions:

  • Turn on TV Harmony Hub 

  • Living room LIFX Z light strips set to team’s colors at 70%

  • Set Sonos to the local sports radio station

Devices you’ll need: Devices you’ll need: LIFX lights, Sonos Speaker, and Harmony Hub

 
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Snuggle Up With a Good Book

Diving into a book with a hot cup of tea and a blanket is just one of the many joys of fall. Create a calm and pleasant environment in your living room to make this activity even more enjoyable.

Create a new Routine called “Reading Routine” with the following actions:

  • Dim living room lights to a soft yellow

  • Turn living room lamp on

  • Turn up the heat


Devices you’ll need: Philips Hue or LIFX Bulb, Honeywell Thermostat or ecobee Thermostat

 
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Cozy Up With a Cup of Coffee

Waking up on chillier mornings means a warm cup of coffee right away is even more essential. A smart plug can turn any coffee machine with a switch into a smart coffee machine, so a fresh cup will be waiting for you before you even get to the kitchen. 

Create a new Routine called “Morning Routine” with the following actions:

  • Turn on the smart lights in your bedroom

  • Broadcast today’s weather on Sonos

  • Start up the coffee maker

  • Gradually turn the heat up

Devices you’ll need: Philips Hue or LIFX Bulbs, Sonos Speaker, Honeywell Thermostat or ecobee Thermostat, and WeMo Coffee Maker or Switch

 
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Listen to Vinyl Records

It’s always a good time to throw on a record and relax on a lazy Sunday or weekday after work. Read more about connecting your record player to Sonos here.  

Create a new Routine called “Vinyl Routine” with the following actions:

To achieve this routine, begin by manually turning on the turntable and starting the record.

  • Turn on Sonos speaker

  • Set bulbs 60% at a warm yellow

  • Adjust temperature to 70 degrees

Devices you’ll need: Philips Hue or LIFX Bulbs, Sonos Speaker, ecobee or Honeywell Thermostat

 
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Make a Meal at Home

The fall season means cooler weather and warmer meals - soups, roasts, and seasonal flavors like pumpkin, apples, brown butter, and sage are all exciting additions to one’s kitchen. 

The next time you’re preparing a relaxing meal at home, try this Yonomi Routine to unwind and create a calm environment while cooking. 

Create a new Routine called “Cooking Routine” with the following actions:

  • Living room Sonos Playbar play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”

  • Kitchen Sonos One play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”

  • Hallway Sonos Play:5 play Sonos Favorite “BBC Radio 1”

When you run this Routine, Yonomi will automatically create a Sonos group and sync your Sonos speakers.

Devices you’ll need: Sonos speaker

 
 

Do you have a favorite fall Routine that you run with Yonomi? Let us know your seasonal favorites in the comments.