Where We Are Going, We Need Dog Mode

If you have read my post on My Three Laws of Home Automation or my two part series on How I Secured my Home Using Home Assistant it won’t be a surprise that I designed my Home Assistant security system around not having to physically interact with it. It simply arms when it needs to… Continue reading Where We Are Going, We Need Dog Mode

How I Secured My Home Using Home Assistant – Part Two

As I mentioned in Part One of this series, I prioritized my Home Assistant based security system around letting us know when there was an intrusion. It was important that the system let any intruders know their presence was known, and to make sure that we could respond whether we were remote or in another… Continue reading How I Secured My Home Using Home Assistant – Part Two

How I Secured My Home Using Home Assistant – Part One

I’m going to say something that might be unpopular…Residential Monitored Security Systems are a waste of money. Don’t @ me. Just kidding. If you think I am wrong I would love to hear why. Because I might actually be wrong. But before you do let me bring you up to speed on my thought process.… Continue reading How I Secured My Home Using Home Assistant – Part One