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Choosing a platform

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I’ll open with noting that I use Home Assistant, but that doesn’t mean you should. Here are some of the things you should be considering when choosing the he...

Backing up Home Assistant

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It was suggested on the Home Assistant Discord channel that I write a simple step by step for backing up your Home Assistant configuration.

What’s the point?

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So many people I come across who’re exploring home automation seem to be wanting to build big complex dashboards that they can use to control things from. Cl...

Putting the cart before the horse

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You’re thinking of getting into home automation, so you’ve gone and bought a bunch of smart devices. Now you’re looking for help in doing something with it a...