Milney Smart Automation Blog

Smart Irrigation System

Smart Irrigation System

Smart Water Irrigation with Home Assistant, ESPHome and DFRobot solenoid Valve
by Bradley Geldenhuys on July 27, 2022
GTconsult Smart Office Project

GTconsult Smart Office Project

The Client GTconsult provides outsourced managed services by nurturing and...
by Bradley Geldenhuys on June 23, 2022
Home Assistant 2022.5 Updates

Home Assistant 2022.5 Updates

A quick look at the Home Assistant 2022.5 Updates we think Milney users will love.
by Bradley Geldenhuys on May 06, 2022
5 Smart Automations for November 2021

5 Smart Automations for November 2021

Our 5 favourite automations at the moment

We have to say at the moment, because automations are like wishes, once you have made that wish and your problem no longer exists you move on to the next one.  I had a joke about ex’s there, but I am not sure it works.  Anyway, back to business, what are we loving right now?

by Bradley Geldenhuys on November 08, 2021
power in your hands

Your power consumption … right now!

With the ability to control these energy offenders remotely, you are well on your way to the smartest of smart homes (or businesses). If something is drawing power that shouldn’t be, just turn it off. If something critical like security equipment or massage chairs are powered down, simply energise them from your phone.
by Rory Milne on September 16, 2021
JoJo Tank which we will use to measure water levels

Water level detection with ESPHome and Home Assistant

A DIY guide to measuring a JoJo tanks water level using Home Assistant and ESPHome with a D1 Mini and a  Non-contact Digital Water / Liquid Level Sensor XKC-Y25-T12V
by Bradley Geldenhuys on July 20, 2021


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