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Be it Home Assistant, ESPHome, or smart home hardware and software in general, here you will find the best guides for everything.

Integrate Home Assistant with Windows using HASS.Agent

HASS.Agent is open-source, free, and besides presenting sensors to Home Assistant, it also supports commands, notifications, and quick actions.

How to integrate unsupported services with Home Assistant using webhooks

Unsupported services can be easily integrated with Home Assistant using webhooks. This is how you set them up.

How to customize a Home Assistant entity

While customizing an entity won’t make any difference to how automations and scripts use it, it does help keep things tidy.

How to build the easiest Zigbee chair occupancy sensor

This DIY Zigbee chair occupancy sensor for Home Assistant doesn’t require soldering, knowledge of electronics, or 3D-printing.

The densely packed e-paper display looks better than any LCD

The creator of this ESPHome project wanted to pack as much information on their 4.2″ e-paper screen from Waveshare as possible.

System Bridge is yet another way to integrate Windows with Home Assistant

I introduce you to my favourite integration of Windows with Home Assistant: System Bridge. This app sends notifications, commands, and gathers data.

How to add internal links to the Home Assistant sidebar

This guide will show you how to add custom links to internal pages to the Home Assistant dashboard’s sidebar.

How to control Home Assistant from the Windows system tray using HA Menu

To celebrate HA Menu becoming available on Windows, I will be showing you how to set it up and, once the setup is complete, how to use it.

How to integrate the Wyze Robot Vacuum with Home Assistant

Using a custom component, you can control the Wyze Robot Vacuum with Home Assistant. This integration is much smarter than using a schedule.

The Dreametech L10 Pro and Z10 Pro provide the best Valetudo experience

If you are looking for the best Valetudo and cloud-free robot vacuum cleaner experience, there are two realistic options: the Dreametech L10 Pro and Z10 Pro.