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How Wi-Fi Detectors Can Prevent Water Leaks and Freezes

Water damage is one of the most frequently filed home insurance claims. In many cases, the damage starts with a simple leak. Early detection is key to protecting your home from water damage, and that’s where Wi-Fi water leak and freeze detectors come in. They help you know if there’s a leak in your home before it becomes costly. Let’s take a closer look at what these Wi-Fi detectors have to offer. Quick Leak Alerts Wi-Fi leak detectors are small…

Water Pressure Problems and How to Solve Them

Low water pressure problems are an ongoing annoyance. Showerheads and faucets don’t perform properly when pressure is below specifications. Toilet tanks take forever to refill; washing machine fill cycles are very slow. Because pressure through the water heater tank is reduced, the waiting time for hot water to reach a faucet or other fixture is also extended. “Normal” water pressure in a residence varies according to the municipal water supply and the size of the house. However, it’s generally agreed…

A Few Simple Tips to Help You Save Money and Conserve Water

You may not realize it, but at any given time, there are tons of techniques that you can utilize to help you conserve water, and save money in the process. We’d love to help you out, so we’ve put together some of our favorite tips that you can begin to implement right now. Just take a look: Check for Leaks A small leak may not seem like a big deal, but even a very slow drip will quickly add up…

Avoid Costly Damage by Taking Steps to Prevent Winter Pipe Bursts

Although we live in sunny San Diego, the threat of pipe bursts is one that no resident should ignore. If you haven’t taken the proper precautions, you could end up with costly damage. We suggest that you avoid this by following our best tips: Insulate Your Home’s Exposed Pipes First, focus on is protecting your exposed pipes, which are vulnerable to freezing. This is done by adding insulation, whether you do the work yourself or hire an HVAC professional. Drain…