Common Questions About Water Alarms
Where is the best place to use a water leak alarm?
- Water heaters
- Behind washing machines or dishwashers
- Under sinks
- Sump pumps or inside pits
- Behind or near media systems
Is the entire length of the cable sensor able to detect water?
Yes, the entire length of the cable sensor detects water. Additional cable sensors can be added for a maximum sensing distance of up to 500 ft. or 150 meters. The cable sensors need to be connected to each other. Please be certain that each cable is installed correctly. You may test each cable sensor section of a Water Leak Detector by pouring water on the applicable cable sensor section.
How do know if my detector has sensed a leak?
Once the water leak detector detects a leak through the sensor probe or the extended cable sensor, within a minute the detector buzzes and the LED blinks red. If you’re using the Resideo Wi-Fi Water Leak And Freeze Detector, you’ll receive in-app, push and/or email notifications, depending on your settings.
Why should I go with a Resideo Wi-Fi Water Leak And Freeze Detector?
The Resideo Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak and Freeze Detector utilizes a simple DIY installation process and will alert homeowners at the first sign of a leak. The unchecked presence of a leak or drip can quickly escalate into disaster. This can often entail flooding damage that may lead to widespread destruction of personal items in the surrounding area. The inclusion of both mobile and audible alerts ensures unparalleled coverage. Mobile alerts will keep you informed via text message regardless of setting, while audible alerts will readily alert the surrounding area with an industry leading 100 dB buzzer.