Win A Free Xiaomi Smart Home Kit from Smart-Home Hobby: ENDED


I’ve really enjoyed learning about this Smart-Home stuff and sharing it with all of you on this blog. Being able to control devices is a great first step, but adding sensors really changes the game. I’ve had a great time showing all of you how to start your own Smart-Home Hobby and want to help one of you grow your own set-up. So, I’m giving away the same set I just connected myself. It includes a Xiaomi Gateway, a Button, and 2 Door/Window Sensor.



  • The Giveaway begins October 20th, 2017 at 12:00AM
  • The Giveaway ends November 26th, 2017 at 12:00 AM
    • Times are in Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • There are 4 ways to enter and ALL methods may be used
    • Visit Smart Home Hobby on Facebook for one entry. May only be used once.
    • Tweet about the Giveaway for two entries. May be used once per day.
    • Follow Smart Home Hobby on Twitter for three entries. May only be used once.
    • For five entries, Share your favorite Smart-Home automation or script. Or share a Smart-Home automation you would use if you were to win the Xiaomi Smart-Home Kit. This may only be used once.
  • I’m using a service called Rafflecopter to run the Giveaway, you will need to click the link or photo below to be taken to the entry page.

Enter Giveaway at Rafflecopter!


Sweepstakes Official Rules


Purchase does not increase chance of winning.

The prize: 1 Xiaomi Smart Home Aqara Security Kit. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner.

How to enter: No purchase necessary. You may only enter the Sweepstakes by using the tools provided on ( There are many ways to enter using the provided site:

1. You may receive 1 entry for visiting Smart Home Hobby’s Facebook page. (May only enter this way one time)

2. You may receive 2 entries for tweeting about the giveaway. (May enter this way once per day)

3. You may receive 3 entries for following @smarthomehobby on twitter. (May only enter this way one time)

4. You may receive 5 entries for sharing your favorite Smart-Home automation/script or an automation/script you would like to make if you won the prize. (May only enter this way one time)

Terms and Conditions

By submitting an entry, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules.

Eligibility. A purchase does not enhance your chance of winning.

Effective date of entries. All times are in Eastern Time (US & Canada). Entries made online will be effective on the day received. All entries become the exclusive property of Smart Home Hobby and will not be acknowledged or returned. You are responsible for your costs of entering, including online access charges.

Selection of winner. The winner will be determined by random drawing from all eligible entries received. Drawings will be held as soon as is commercially reasonable.

Notification of winners. Sweepstakes winner will be notified by email. If not by email than by Twitter, if applicable. An email will be sent to the winner within one week after the drawing. All decisions are final and binding. Should the email be returned to the Sponsor as invalid, two more attempts will be made via email. Winners must contact the Sponsor within 5 calendar days from the date the notification is sent by Sponsor to claim their prize. Failure to contact Sponsor within that 5 day period will result in immediate disqualification of the selected entrant and a new winner will be selected. No exceptions will be made to this rule. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winners.

Odds of winning. The odds of winning any drawing will be determined by the number of eligible entries received.

In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account.

Other conditions. Upon the selection of a winner, Smart-Home Hobby will purchase the kit and have it sent to the winner from the merchant. Sponsor, its agents and representatives, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and will not be liable for (I) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties of any kind; (II) failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; (III) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (IV) any injuries losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the Sweepstakes, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (V) any printing or typographical error in any material associated with the Sweepstakes.

Indemnification. You agree to release and hold Sponsor harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Smart Home Hobby, not to Facebook or Twitter.