Home Automation Tips and Tricks #1 – Override and Virtual Switches

Home automation is a hobby that can turn your regular home, into a smart automated home in no time.  From automatic lights to voice controlled garage doors and locks.

This is the first of a series of videos to help you with tips and tricks to getting your smart home fully automated in no time. This one talks about the concept of creating virtual switches to help control your automation routines themselves.  If you are having a party or event, you may want to temporarily stop lights from turning on or off for the duration of your party!

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