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Automate Two Light Switches (Home) w/ One Device

Want to integrate 2 light switches with your home automation setup? One way to do this is to replace both light switches with smart switches. Smart switches can be pricey, however, and so there’s another means of converting two light switches in an electrical box into smart switches. Just as a smart relay can help […]

Upgrade Your Shelves With Built-In LED Lighting

I recently remodeled my master bedroom’s walk-in closet with a wrap-around closet organization system. In the midst of planning the job, I decided that I wanted more than just the overhead lighting – I wanted LED lighting on each of the shelves in the new organizer. In the guide below, I’ll take you through the […]

Best Smart Bias Lighting For Home Automation Enthusiasts

It seems that bias lighting is all the rage these days for providing awesome ambiance and enhancing color and contrast for your television. For smart home enthusiasts and others who are working on upgrading their home with the latest and greatest, not just any old bias light will do. If you’re like me, you’ll want […]

Smart Home Roundup – 11 Opportunities To Learn More About Home Automation

The world of home automation is ever-changing. With a constantly evolving ecosystem of devices, hubs, sensors, and interfaces, changes are taking place daily. Whether you’re just starting out in smart home automation, or whether you’re doing custom device mods and setting up state machines in Node Red, there’s something on this smart home roundup for […]

Could Not Send The Command To The Device – Shelly Cloud Edge Switch For Button Type

Having trouble setting your Shelly 1 to a Button Type of Edge Switch? If you’re receiving either of these errors in the Shelly Cloud app: Could Not Send The Command To The DeviceFailed To Change Button State … then hopefully I have some good news for you. There’s a simple setting for you to check […]

The Smart Hub That Can Control Your 1st Generation Iris Devices

If Iris has been serving as your smart home security system, the Iris shutdown has probably put you in the market for a new smart home automation hub. For second- and third- generation Iris users, there are some good options out there to take over for Iris so that you can continue to use your […]

Link Building? Get Backlinks! Home & Industrial Automation Link Roundup

What do ya gotta do to get some backlinks around here? Well, as it turns out, all ya gotta do is send me an email! I’m putting together a link roundup for industrial automation and smart home automation content. If you have an automation blog, automation forum, or you post video content in the industrial […]

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