Migrating from Hassbian to Home Assistant (Formally Known as Hassio)

I’m sure you have heard the news by now. Hassbian was sunsetted…sunset..sunsettered…anyway…the last update to the image was back in Q4 of 2019. So that means it was time for me to migrate to Hassio....I mean Home Assistant.In-between me actually doing this migration and getting this write up published Hassio underwent a rebranding. In order… Continue reading Migrating from Hassbian to Home Assistant (Formally Known as Hassio)

How I Turned My House into Disney’s Haunted Mansion using Home Assistant

If you haven’t guess from the topic of this article we are Disney fans in this house. I mean Annual Passholder Card Carrying Disney fans. So after getting Home Assistant setup to automate the house I decided I could use the platform to do a little Disney Imagineering. Now I didn’t literally recreate the haunted… Continue reading How I Turned My House into Disney’s Haunted Mansion using Home Assistant

My Home Assistant Configuration (v4)

In the last couple of weeks I have been furiously working on my home-assisstant.io config, and have recently migrated my Github repo to the new version. Previous versions are archived as branches for those that want to see where things have been. With each release Home Assistant gets better and better, so it seems each… Continue reading My Home Assistant Configuration (v4)