DIY Home Automation doesn't have to be complicated

Open Source

Using Open Source home automation platforms is not only better for security and privacy, but it is also the most flexible way to get your Smart Home up and running.

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The Smart Home Blog is for people that want to take a DIY approach to the automation process. Choosing the right gadgets from different manufacturers or even building them themselves.

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DIY Home Automation doesn’t have to be complicated. Most of the tutorials are written for beginners to intermediate users willing to spend the time to learn a new hobby.

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the Smart Home Blog

My name is David and I created the Smart Home Blog to help other people in the process of automating their homes using a DIY approach.

Here you will find step by step tutorials for beginner and intermediate users on everything related to Open Source Home Automation and Smart Home Products.

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OpenHAB and Tuya

How to Connect openHAB and Tuya Devices

  Smart Switches are pretty much a must-have on any home automation project but surprisingly, the market isn’t flooded with these type of devices yet.  In addition to this, most of the options aren’t very affordable. Recently, I got the opportunity to test some devices from SmartHomeProducts, some smart switches among them. They work great […]
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Choosing the Best Smart Home Controller

All about choosing the perfect smart home controller for the needs of the project. These post will walk you through the different considerations to choose a controller for the project.
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Smart Home Project 101: Introduction

  The Context If you have ever moved to a new house or apartment, you probably know what a joy that process is. Losing half of your stuff and breaking the other half…dealing with movers… Also, don’t forget about that period in which you live surrounded by boxes trying to remember that organization system that […]
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Home Automation with openHAB

If you are getting started with openHAB, this guide is for you. Everything you need to know to get started with your Home Automation Project .

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