As a tenant, you have basically the right to do in your apartment and leave what you want unless you violate the house rules or contractual agreements.
That leaves you as a tenant a whole lot of room to make your Mietwohung “Smart”. So you may, for example, also home appliances and control devices (eg: light switch) installed in the apartment, and part of the rental property are integrated into your smart home.
These include, for example:
- Heating thermostats
- Washing machine
- light switch
With all changes you make to devices that are part of the rental property, it is important to know that the landlord may require an excerpt to return everything to its original state. So be sure to make sure that all the changes you make here are also “residue-free” back. Because otherwise it could happen to you when moving out that the landlord either requires you to restore everything as it was at the beginning of the lease, or it is a company beautragt. In this case, it can then really go into the money.
In order to really play it safe you should talk to your landlord if the legal situation is unclear and ask for it (in writing).
The easiest way to make your apartment of course in the field of consumer electronics smart, since these are usually not part of the rental property. So you have a completely free hand, and you can let off steam.