Tag: Home Assistant

How to fix your Pi-Hole integration with Home Assistant

How to fix your Pi-Hole integration with Home Assistant

My Pi Hole has been broken for a while now.  Not the actual Pi Hole service but the integration with Home Assistant.  For a few ... Read More

Adding Days Until Sensor to my Home Assistant Speech routines

Adding Days Until Sensor to my Home Assistant Speech routines

A few videos and posts ago, we made a new Holiday sensor that would use Wolfram Alpha API to give us the days until a ... Read More

How to Build Home Assistant Sensors using Wolfram Alpha

How to Build Home Assistant Sensors using Wolfram Alpha

This weekend I decided to dig into some of my todo list items that have had sitting for a long while.  This particular one was ... Read More

How to add an SSL Certificate to Home Assistant (the old fashioned way)

How to add an SSL Certificate to Home Assistant (the old fashioned way)

So this blog post is mainly for ME to reference in about a year when I have to do this process again.   The certificate I ... Read More

How to Fix WiFi interference with WiFi Analyzer

How to Fix WiFi interference with WiFi Analyzer

If you have a Smart Home, access to reliable power and reliable internet are critical to the reliability of your IOT devices.  I’ve discussed and ... Read More

Alexa, Home Assistant and Nabu Casa

Alexa, Home Assistant and Nabu Casa

Every so often, it is good to do some maintenance items to keep things running smoothly.  This video and post will detail what I do ... Read More

Magic Home LED Fix & Great iOS Setup tip

Magic Home LED Fix & Great iOS Setup tip

This weekend I had to do some fixer upper type stuff.  My outdoor DIY LED lighting strips had some issues.  I have four of them ... Read More

How to Enable the Home Assistant System Health Component

How to Enable the Home Assistant System Health Component

This is a bite sized Home Automation post.  Some basic housekeeping I needed to do on my own system.  Today I finally enabled the System ... Read More

Swapping Etekcity RF outlets to Tuya Wi-Fi switch outlets

Swapping Etekcity RF outlets to Tuya Wi-Fi switch outlets

My Broadcom RM Pro Hub finally died this week.  The hub was in service for about 2 or 3 years  and was used exclusively to ... Read More

How to add Smart Landscaping lights to your Yard with Home Assistant

How to add Smart Landscaping lights to your Yard with Home Assistant

This week, I got a special package from Teckin! They were nice enough to send me an SS31 Outdoor Smart Outlet to try out.  In ... Read More