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Home Assistant 2024Since sharing our initial insights into the Home Assistant setup at my first post about our Home Assistant setup, a lot has transformed. It's time for an update. This article will walk you through the changes, replacements of devices and integrations, additions of new elements, and the tried-and-true components that have proven to be reliable.
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Home Assistant backup to Synology NASRegularly backing up your Home Assistant configuration is crucial to protect your smart home deployment. This article explains how you can backup your Home Assistant to NAS.
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Green grass with Home AssistantHome Assistant controlled garden watering part 2 - are you ready? In my previous post, I explained how I measured the level of water in our garden cistern using ESPHome. In this post, I will describe...
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Water tank monitoring with ESPHomeWatering your lawn and plants around the house wasn't one of my favourite things to do. This had to be done better - fully automatically and without intervention.
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Arlo Cameras in Home AssistantHome Assistant & Arlo cameras go together very well. I'm using them since our entire setup got migrated from OpenHab to Home Assistant and I'm happy with the integration.
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Mini plant watering projectI would like to show you my new half 30 minutes no coding holiday Home Assistant project.
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Home Assistant: You have got mailToday I want to share a little holiday project I build this week: a mailbox sensor to make a dumb mailbox smart and notifying us if we got new mail. I’m talking about real physical mail here - letters, postcards, newspapers etc. dropped into our mailbox.
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Our home sweet smart homeOur Home Assistant setup is pretty simple - everything currently runs on a single board computer - smooth and stable for 12+ months. This is how our setup looks like.
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Home Assistant - Homematic HM-Dis-EP-WM55 e-paper displayMy second Home Assistant project is about the integration of the Homematic HM-Dis-EP-WM55 e-paper display in my HA setup. I am sharing some reusable scripts for this or similar devices.
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Home Assistant - The big moveThis project is about the change I did from OpenHab to Home Assistant for our smart home automation system. Ok maybe the headline sounds a bit too sensational but change our entire home automation setup from one system we used for 2+ years now to a completely new one requires quite some heavy lifting.