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Instapark IN07A Battery Powered Water Leakage Detection Alarm and Sensor 130 dB 3 Pack Batteries Included

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.5
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298
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Review Summary - 284 recent, verified reviews

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Volume
 37
alarm, hear, enough, tested, basement
+54%
-46%
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" ...  Works great and is loud enough for me to hear  ...  "
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" ...  Very sensitive and loud  ...  "
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" ...  This work great and they are the loudest.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and has good loud alarm .  ...  "
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" ...  Work well and are plenty loud.  ...  "
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" ...  2 WORKED GREAT WITH A LOUD ALARM WHICH IS WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised and loud.  ...  "
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" ...  I am amazed how loud an alarm these little detectors can produce.  ...  "
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Battery Life
 37
batteries, tight, wires, remove, compartment
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Well packaged, comes with battery, and adhesive tape.  ...  "
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" ...  Comes with 9v batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  These devices need long lasting batteries to be realiable. ... Despite their name, heavy duty batteries do not last as long as the other types.  ...  "
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" ...  Use of 9 volt battery versus button cell. ... This allows the battery wires to run the length of the battery to the battery's connectors.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the price, especially including the battery.  ...  "
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" ...  The detection head is at the end of a long lead so you can place the alarm box conveniently for changing the battery.  ...  "
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" ...  And they come complete with batteries included!  ...  "
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" ...  Yes the battery is a snug fit, but doable.  ...  "
Price
 31
money, worth, good, value, product
+100%
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" ...  but at this point - they are well worth the small investment.  ...  "
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" ...  It works really nice and you can't beat the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Have checked prices on other detectors and they range from $10.00 to $50.00 for just one.  ...  "
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" ...  3-reasonable price point for the 3 pack  ...  "
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" ...  For just a few bucks each it’s totally worth it.  ...  "
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" ...  I would definitely purchase the product again - good value.  ...  "
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" ...  Price is Right.  ...  "
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" ...  The price has increased since I purchased these at ~$6/ea.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 30
three, one, within, sump pump, failed
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I received three Detectors very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  The other two units work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  All units tested fine.  ...  "
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" ...  HAD 1 PROBLEM.  ...  "
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" ...  They seem to work just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  So far working well  ...  "
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" ...  Reliable reputation and appears well built, after looking at it after we got them.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked great and stopped when the contact was removed.  ...  "
Setup
 28
easy, set, installed, setup, easy to set
+100%
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" ...  Easy to install and no mistaking when the alarm goes .  ...  "
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" ...  This sensor was easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  “Our janitor has installed these in the bathrooms of our school.  ...  "
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" ...  Gave purchase info to my plumber, he said he'll buy some for customers .  ...  "
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" ...  Easy set-up.  ...  "
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" ...  Installed all 3 first night had one go off.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, this three piece set was easy to install and provides some peace of minf, will update when I have owned them for a while.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was very easy.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 27
easy to set, easy, simple, set, loud
+100%
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" ...  These are loud, easy to install, and very economical.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  We live and learn.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to fix the leak easy enough.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was very easy.  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Loud and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to set up and they all worked out of the box.  ...  "
Clock
 24
water, loud, alarms, tested, easy
+79%
-21%
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" ...  These are just as important as smoke alarms!  ...  "
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" ...  great little alarms.  ...  "
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" ...  Since installation, we had a dehumidifier leak and the Instapark provided the audible alarm we needed to rectify the leak before it became a bigger issue.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the long lead from the water sensor to the alarm unit.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and no mistaking when the alarm goes .  ...  "
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" ...  Fast forward to New Years day and the alarm is going off under the dishwasher. ... And the tinniest drop set off the alarm!  ...  "
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" ...  GOT THE 3 ALARMS TODAY. ... 2 WORKED GREAT WITH A LOUD ALARM WHICH IS WHAT I WAS LOOKING FOR.  ...  "
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" ...  Water alarm already came in handy  ...  "
Capacity
 22
loud, house, floor, hear, leak
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Great value and I plan on ordering more for my daughters basement.  ...  "
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" ...  Placed in basement , and hoping it never is needed.  ...  "
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" ...   These things have saved my house  ...  "
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" ...  Saved my house twice last year, highly recommended  ...  "
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" ...  I got the signal early enough to prevent leak from causing any damage as heater is in closet upstairs bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Saved my basement twice already.  ...  "
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" ...  Will definitely buy more for our other rooms, at such a great price, why not?  ...  "
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" ...  Everyone should have leak detectors installed around the house: under each bathroom sink, under the kitchen sink, next to the water heater, and next to the air handler.  ...  "
Marketplace
 18
seller, described, amazon, would, product
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Thank you, Lee  ...  "
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" ...  Item as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I just got these and they were exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived quickly and was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  This item works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  I wish I would have ordered them sooner!  ...  "
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" ...  I plan on testing these units regularly but so far I'm pleased with the purchase and would recommend the product and seller.  ...  "
Delivery
 16
three, shipping, shipped, quickly, package
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Nothing fancy but reasonable shipping package and arrived on time.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived fast and they all work.  ...  "
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" ...  I received three Detectors very quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived quickly and was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived today, with batteries included as promised.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't believe the product shipped from Mississippi and arrived the next day in northern Indiana under standards shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  they arrived in good shape and the one I tried worked fine  ...  "
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" ...  Product arrived as advertised.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 16
work, works, sensor, alarm, would
+56%
-44%
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" ...  It took some patience but we got them all to work and they are offering the protection everyone needs to avoid water damage.  ...  "
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" ...  A must if you have to worry about water infiltration.  ...  "
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" ...  Tested with water and they work great.  ...  "
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" ...  Water detection works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Along with ordering these, I at the same time (on the recommendation of a reviewer here) ordered the Watchdog water alarm because it was said to be better.  ...  "
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" ...  I have bought three other sets and the work perfectly for water leaks.  ...  "
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" ...  Not only did it work great for my 2 hot water heaters, but I decide to place one in the water source heat pump pan.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and it shuts off once it's removed from the water.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 13
sound, hear, alarm, noise, water
+69%
-31%
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" ...  Got the first set to confirm sound level and it's definitely audible.  ...  "
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" ...  these are awesome very loud easy to hear  ...  "
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" ...  I hope never to hear it, but I am glad it is there.  ...  "
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" ...  YOU will hear it.  ...  "
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" ...  My skull is about to split as I fumble around with the thing trying to stop the sound.  ...  "
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" ...  Loud and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully I'll never hear them go off, but it's nice knowing they are there in case there is a leak.  ...  "
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" ...  I am amazed how loud an alarm these little detectors can produce.  ...  "
Water Usage
 13
leaks, heater, works, source, work
+77%
-23%
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" ...  (1) see water on ground  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and it shuts off once it's removed from the water.  ...  "
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" ...  I have bought three other sets and the work perfectly for water leaks.  ...  "
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" ...  These are great to monitor for water leaks.  ...  "
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" ...  The water leak detectors work great!  ...  "
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" ...  These are great and inexpensive for peace of mind (water leaks).  ...  "
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" ...  Water detection works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Hopefully I'll never know how they work in real time but from my test they are sensitive enough to detect small amounts of water, and loud enough to be heard throughout the house.  ...  "
Cables
 13
battery, wires, cord, longer, sensor
+62%
-38%
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" ...  I start to pull the refrige out from it's space when behind it I see the cord from the floor up to the counter.  ...  "
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" ...  Like it better if the wire is longer.  ...  "
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" ...  This allows the battery wires to run the length of the battery to the battery's connectors.  ...  "
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" ...  may need to add some wire to get the alarm near your bed room but easy to do  ...  "
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" ...  Update - I was fiddling with the broken one and was able to re-seat the wire.  ...  "
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" ...  It's advantage was it had a long sensor cable, but I had one of the honeywell cables untwist its self after 6 months and it would no longer sense water leaks.  ...  "
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" ...  This is one of the three kinds I pick due to it's mostly positive feedbacks, extension cable and included battery.  ...  "
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" ...  - 4 foot cord reaches behind the fridge and under the toilet  ...  "
Build Quality
 13
plastic, metal, tight fit, tape, housing
+54%
-46%
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" ...  we used a stronger "outdoor" rated velcro and it works well.  ...  "
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" ...  Reliable reputation and appears well built, after looking at it after we got them.  ...  "
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" ...  Discovered one of the previous home owners had used improper material and methods when installing, or repairing, the piping.  ...  "
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" ...  Like how the sensor clamps onto a plastic foot so it stands up straight.  ...  "
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" ...  Cheap and effective.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the metal tabs must be raised off the bottom a tiny bit because I can put it on a metal surface and it won't trigger it.  ...  "
Fit
 12
tight fit, tape, screws, fit, velcro
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Battery fits snugly with the wires positioned along its side.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes the battery is a snug fit, but doable. ... screws, double stick tape, and suction cup.  ...  "
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" ...  I think the metal tabs must be raised off the bottom a tiny bit because I can put it on a metal surface and it won't trigger it.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is a tight fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Velcro worked well for mounting.  ...  "
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" ...  Definitely recommend doing the paper towel modification Jason mentioned in his review.  ...  "
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" ...  That worked nicely to mount all boxes above the platform floor out of water harms way .  ...  "
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" ...  The back cover fit on well enough to not need the screws in my opinion.  ...  "
Other
 11
sensors, water, leak, remote, place
+73%
-27%
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" ...  I really like these water sensors.  ...  "
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" ...  These sensors work fine.  ...  "
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" ...  The sensors arrived on time, set them in place and only time will tell how they work .  ...  "
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" ...  These sensors are great.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good sensor  ...  "
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" ...  The answer is early detection and prevention!  ...  "
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" ...  This sensor was easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a package of three sensors.  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
described, advertised, quickly, arrived
+100%
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" ...  This item works as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The product works as advertized.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described .  ...  "
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" ...  I just got these and they were exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It arrived quickly and was as described.  ...  "
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" ...  It works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Item as described.  ...  "
Suction
 7
suction cups, suction, adhesive, would, worthless
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Suction cup on the unit  ...  "
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" ...  Placement with the suction cup was simple.  ...  "
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" ...  They are easy to install, but agree with other reviewers that the suction cups and/or self-adhesive strips are not great unless one is mounting the alarm enclosure onto a smooth surface.  ...  "
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" ...  I discarded the suction cups and used velcro dots, but aside from that the operation is great.  ...  "
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" ...  The suction cup worked fine to attach it to the side of the washer- I still need to get some adhesive clips in order to secure the loose wire.  ...  "
Cleaning
 7
sensor, suction, leak, hardwood, damage
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Hoping to never have another leak (ha) but happy to know that when there is one I'll be able to clean it up before the water causes damage.  ...  "
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" ...  Inexpensive and good insurance to give you a loud heads up when unwelcome water strikes so you can get to the clean up fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a suction cup that can allow the unit to be attached to glass door or window, and about a 3' cord for the sensor!  ...  "
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" ...  I am also placing one under my hot water storage tank and one behind the washing machine all of which are also in the cellar.  ...  "
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" ...  ALSO, THE ONLY THING SUCTION CUPS ARE GOOD FOR IS TO WAKE YOU UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT WHEN WHAT THEY WERE HOLDING HITS THE FLOOR.  ...  "
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" ...  I discarded the suction cups and used velcro dots, but aside from that the operation is great.  ...  "
Network
 6
house, basement, needed, heard, hear
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Was setup with the adhesive tape to the basement floor.  ...  "
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" ...  Placed in basement , and hoping it never is needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Just what I needed so it can be heard throughout the house.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the signal early enough to prevent leak from causing any damage as heater is in closet upstairs bedroom.  ...  "
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" ...  You can easily hear it in the attic.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 5
works, test, much
+100%
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" ...  Simple device, once you test it and it works properly there's not much that can go wrong.  ...  "
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" ...  Very handy devices.  ...  "
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" ...  These devices are wonderful.  ...  "
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" ...  and very good that it is a modulated tone to be easily recognized.  ...  "
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" ...  I debated getting ones that connect to wifi and send me an alert, but I wanted to keep it really simple.  ...  "
Call quality
 5
alarm, sounding, someone, one, home
+100%
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" ...  It's so good to know that if we did ever had a leak we'd hear that thing scream.  ...  "
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" ...  I hope never to hear it, but I am glad it is there.  ...  "
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" ...  I was home, so i could hear them, the only thing I'd like to see (and maybe someone else offers this already) is to have an email sent to me incase I'm not home or on vacation, I could have someone else check on any possible issues.  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily my wife can hear good enough to notice the alarm was going off.  ...  "
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" ...  YOU will hear it.  ...  "
Drying
 4
water heater, washing machine, water, small piece, sensor
+75%
-25%
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" ...  If this saves you from a hot water heater flood or an over running toilet for heaven's sake get them, worth the small price, includes batteries.  ...  "
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" ...  I installed these under faucets, water heater, washing machine about 6 months ago and they have already paid for themselves.  ...  "
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" ...  I always keep a small piece of paper towel behind all of our toilets, dishwashers & washing machine.  ...  "
Storage
 4
part, one, center, water, washing machine
+100%
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" ...  I put one by the water heater, one behind the fridge and one under the washing machine  ...  "
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" ...  We bought these to put one under our dishwasher it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Whats more, you really have to try to fit the battery in there with the limited space.  ...  "
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" ...  I set them on a few pieces of newspaper on the cabinet floor.  ...  "
Washing
 3
one, behind, water, heater, dishwasher
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I put one by the water heater, one behind the fridge and one under the washing machine  ...  "
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" ...  I have them under every sink, behind every toilet and behind the washing machine in the laundry room.  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
three, far
+100%
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" ...  I'm impressed by the cost and performance.  ...  "
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" ...  I give four stars because the item does its job.  ...  "
ISP
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Now it's  ...  "
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" ...  just what I needed.  ...  "
Comfort
 3
tested, get, ears, battery, tight
-100%
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" ...  They are a little awkward to get the battery in (why such a tight fit for a 9v?  ...  "

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