Water alarm

31 Days of Handy Home Fixes | Pretty Handy Girl

Welcome to Day 1 of my 31 Days of Handy Home Fixes. I am always amazed at how a great house can fall into disrepair. This doesn’t have to happen. Each day you can learn a quick fix for your home. For the entire month of October I’ll be bringing you tips and fixes you can do to protect your home, save money and save time. Follow along to learn a new tip each day. Also check out other participants in Nester’s 31 Days Challenge.

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Day 1. Protect Your Home from Water Leaks

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you probably read about the great leak of 2012. We ended up having to gut our kitchen and rebuild it. Unless you want to rebuild your kitchen from scratch, there’s a simple device you can use to protect your home from a costly leaks.

Simply purchase a few of these Water Sensor and Alarms:

Water alarm

They cost $10 each, but they can save you thousands of dollars! Add batteries and put one underneath every sink. Place one behind the clothes washer and your fridge too!  Speaking of your fridge, here’s how to prevent an ice maker leak.


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