Once you start down the home automation rabbit hole path, you’ll find a seemingly ever expanding set of automation opportunities. So if your are looking for ideas or just curious to see what is possible, here’s a list with the how-to details on a few of the more useful automations I have done around my home.

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Getting started with Traefik 2 can be a handful (…even if you are migrating from v1). It’s high configurability, an element that makes Traefik a truly powerful reverse proxy, also makes comparability across setup guides difficult. And since no two systems are seldom alike, multiple guides often need referencing to complete a setup. The process is supposed to be easy, it’s certainly billed as such…. “Traefik is an open-source Edge Router that makes publishing your services a fun and easy experience”

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Lights are things not normally given a name. And even if you did name them just so Alexa can understand specific on/off requests, the chance of everyone in your home remembering them is pretty close to nil. So if you are using Home Assistant, why not make Alexa room aware so she can understand more natural speech from everyone.

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Covid-19 has pretty much turned everything upside down. So if you are looking for a simple diversion or just a quick easy project, why not setup a Minecraft server with multi-player support? Its been great for my kids and I

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I needed a reliable method to properly heat a detached home office. The process had to account for whether someone was home, if the space was in use, and the time of day to create an efficient solution that would not waste dollars and energy. Here is the solution I was able to creeate

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Mark Wunderling

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