Google Home: Multiple Homes

I’ve searched and been unable to find any topics about this, although I suspect I won’t find out anything new/different…

I embraced Amazon Echo integration when it was first released, but quickly realized the shortcomings in utilizing Alexa across multiple homes on a single Vera account, due to Alexa not distinguishing between devices/scenes in different homes. So, I was using Alexa in one of my homes, and nothing in the other. Then came Google Home/Assistant integration and, knowing that Google Home has the concept of multiple homes built in, I installed Google Minis in my second home, and they work great. However, when I went to replace Echo/Alexa in my primary home with Google Home, I encountered the same problem - even though I setup a separate “home” in Google Home and am able to assign devices/routines to a specific home & room, all of my routines (aka scenes) and devices are shared across both homes anyway, so I’m unable to discretely control devices/scenes in each home, short of creating new device/scene names with the home designation included, which is hardly user-friendly. So…

Besides the obvious, and not desirable, solution of creating separate Vera accounts and separate Google accounts for each home (which would require logging out/in of both the iVera and Google Home apps every time I wanted to control a different home), or renaming all my devices/scenes to include some sort of home designation, has anyone come up with a work-around that would support controlling devices & scenes in two different homes where there may be some duplication of device/scene names? It just baffles me that Google Home has this multiple home support, but doesn’t isolate devices/routines to each home.

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