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EVVR Smart Relay Review: How To Make Your Switches Smart

Guess what…? EVVR might have solved your smart switch dilemma! When thinking about lighting within your smarthome, lamps have traditionally been easy to work with… just add a smart bulb! However the lights in our homes that have a wall switch can me a little more troublesome. We cannot just use a smart bulb like… Continue reading EVVR Smart Relay Review: How To Make Your Switches Smart

How To Make A Dumb Switch Smart in Home Assistant

What if I told you that you can control not only all of your smart lights but all of your smart devices with your existing dumb light switch without needing to rewire anything? Too good to be true? Home Assistant is the fantastic platform that makes it possible. New to Home Assistant? Start here. In… Continue reading How To Make A Dumb Switch Smart in Home Assistant

Can You Make Dumb Lamps Smart? (This Method Will SURPRISE You!)

Most websites will just tell you to put a smart bulb in an existing fixture… but what if there is another way? What if your favorite lamp doesn’t take a traditional bulb? In the first part of this article we looked at the inner workings of a lamp that utilises LED strip and covered some… Continue reading Can You Make Dumb Lamps Smart? (This Method Will SURPRISE You!)

How To Simulate A Sunrise With Home Assistant

It is possible to simulate a sunrise in Home Assistant using a simple script and smart bulb. We can trigger this script at any time so that a beautiful sunrise effect can be enjoyed at any time, even if it is still dark outside. In this tutorial we will create a simple script to simulate… Continue reading How To Simulate A Sunrise With Home Assistant

Flashing Tasmota: 7 Great Methods (And ONE Exclusive Bonus!)

So you want to know how to flash Tasmota quickly and easily? Introducing the only post you will ever need! In this article you will find 6 great ways to flash Tasmota, plus one additional and exclusive tool for Mac users! (Don’t worry Windows users, this tool is available for you too!) Whether you are… Continue reading Flashing Tasmota: 7 Great Methods (And ONE Exclusive Bonus!)

How To Integrate Devices In Home Assistant Using Ping

Home Assistant offers a binary sensor integration that allows a ping to be sent to any device on your network. This provides us with a really great way to monitor the presence of a particular device on our network. The most obvious way we could use this integration is to sense if a person is… Continue reading How To Integrate Devices In Home Assistant Using Ping

How To Create A Template In Tasmota: The Dummies Guide

It is possible to create a custom template for Tasmota for a device that does not exist in the template repository by simply taking a systematic approach to finding the correct GPIO functions. In this tutorial we will learn about Tasmota templates and how they are structured. We will also go through the process of… Continue reading How To Create A Template In Tasmota: The Dummies Guide