Water leakage is one of the most common problems for a homeowner. It can be caused by a burst pipe, a damaged washing machine or a leaky faucet. Water leaks tend to be tricky to repair, especially if you let them escalate.
Increased levels of moisture in your home can lead to health risks for you and your family. To minimize your exposure to waterborne illnesses and diseases, you must eliminate their source. Some of the most common issues include:
Fortunately, you can prevent or correct these issues with a reliable water sensor integrated with your home automation device.
A water sensor is an electronic, home automated device that detects the presence of water in a given area. It measures the electrical conductivity of the water and completes the circuit to send a signal. Since water sensors use smart technology, it can send you alerts as soon as a leak is discovered. Some models can even be programmed to automatically shut off the appliance to avoid the potential for flooding and extensive water damage.
To get the most out of this device, water sensors should be placed near the following appliances:
By installing water sensors near any of these appliances, you can avoid water damage disasters and costly repairs.
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When you need to install water sensors or replace your current ones, contact Leitch Heating & Air Conditioning at 410-469-1363 for more information. We offer home automation systems and devices for homeowners in Southern Maryland. We're prepared to address any issue your system is facing.