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H2OFF.com, an on-line distributor and manufacturer of an automatic water shutoff valve, based in Dearborn, Michigan has patented a product H2OFF that will control an uncontrolled problem that causes billions of dollars in property damage and loss, not to mention the costly inconvenience. Frozen pipes, bursting pipes, toilets continuously filling, washing machine hoses bursting, dishwashers, hot water heaters and water faucets being left on can now be prevented.
H2OFF works by monitoring your water use through its microprocessor. Should a break or leak occur, H2OFF will automatically detect the imbalance and instantly shut-off your water supply - giving you a chance to fix the problems without having to experience the nightmare of flood damage.
H2OFF is a completely configurable water flow control system that fits seamlessly into homes, condos, cottages, apartments, office buildings, which also can be integrated with your existing alarm system and irrigation system. It also comes complete with a 2 1/2 year battery backup.
"In the basement waterproofing business plumbing failure are common almost everyday, H2OFF is a product that will save property owners and insurance companies a lot of money and aggravation, " says Cesar Roman, H2OFF™ owner.
An average of a quarter-million families have their homes ruined and their lives disrupted
all because of water pipes that freeze and burst or some other failure.
An eighth-inch (three millimeter) crack in a pipe can spew up to 250 gallons (946 liters) of water a day, wrecking floors, furniture and keepsakes. Don't be a statistic, water damage can be prevented.