Tag: Home Assistant

Home Assistant Smart DIY Basketball Backboard Project

Home Assistant Smart DIY Basketball Backboard Project

This project was created by Jeremy Shephard. It is an awesome Basketball Backboard project that not only adds customizable LEDs to it but also allows ... Read More

Smart Home Plugs – Power Measurements

Smart Home Plugs – Power Measurements

Have you ever wondered how much electricity your smart plugs are using up in your house just sitting there idly waiting for a command to ... Read More

Adding a Lightning Sensor to Home Assistant

Adding a Lightning Sensor to Home Assistant

This weekend I tried out the Blitzortung.org Lighting Detector custom component. Super easy to install via HACS and a great addition to my Home Assistant ... Read More

How to Enable Alexa Guard Mode via Home Assistant using Presence Detection

How to Enable Alexa Guard Mode via Home Assistant using Presence Detection

Amazon Alexa Guard needs Presence detection. Having to say "I'm home" or "I'm leaving" is an annoying way to arm/disarm such a helpful feature like ... Read More

How to configure Garadget for LOCAL MQTT Only

How to configure Garadget for LOCAL MQTT Only

I've had this TODO item on my list since September 27th 2019 when Garadget released firmware version 1.20. Reconfigure the two Garadget Garage Door openers ... Read More