Using the Xiaomi Door/Window Sensor

After I got my Xiaomi kit, I integrated the Gateway and Button pretty quickly into my Smart-Home set up. The Door/Window sensors, on the other hand, took a little more time to figure out. However, it ended up being worth it in the end. These sensors changed the game by making automations that respond to … Continue reading Using the Xiaomi Door/Window Sensor

Using the Xiaomi Gateway & Button

I've fallen in love with my Xiaomi Smart Home kit. It really is an affordable, quality product. After connecting the Xiaomi Gateway to Home Assistant and the rest of my Smart-Home set up, I spent some time thinking about how I wanted to use it with the different sensors. I started with the Button. The … Continue reading Using the Xiaomi Gateway & Button

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

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNER, Will G! 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 … Continue reading Win A Free Xiaomi Smart Home Kit from Smart-Home Hobby: ENDED