Among all major home safety concerns, flooding ranks near the top. It’s no coincidence that one of the largest numbers of insurance claims reported being made are for damages caused by flooding. Statistically, 98% of basements experience some water damage over the lifespan of a house1. Water leak sensors can help play a vital role in protecting against this disaster; because flooding usually starts with just a tiny leak before taking on a life of its own.
This article will discuss the benefits attributed to water leak sensors and the various features that differentiate water leak sensors from one another. Lastly, we will discuss a few factors to consider before choosing a water leak sensor.