Nobody questions the practicality of having a smoke alarm, nor would they question a burglar alarm, but how many people have a water alarm? The fact is that water can cause a lot of damage, just like fire or burglaries. In fact, there is a far greater likelihood of your home suffering damage from water than from fire. These alarms detect flooding, and alert the homeowner to leaks and to the presence of water in much the same way that a good smoke alarm does: with an extremely loud alarm.These devices can be placed in kitchen cabinets, in attics and in basements to alert homeowners of flooding and water seepage. The leaks that cause the most damage are the ones that are not caught in time. With a water leak alarm, you get a chance to rescue belongings and repair the leak before any really serious damage occurs. If you have ever dealt with flooding before, you know how crucial it is to have warning early on.Note that flood damage does not occur only when there is heavy rain. A water alarm can be placed around appliances like washers and water heaters to warn you if any one of these devices springs a leak. Broken pipes are not an uncommon occurrence either. Imagine your basement flooded from a broken pipe while you are away at work, or worse, while you're on vacation for a week.After investing in a home, it makes good sense to protect it by getting an affordable water leak detection device that can preserve the value of your property and belongings. If you are in the Broken Arrow/Tulsa area of Oklahoma, feel free to contact Air Assurance for advice on getting a water alarm system. Our job for the last 30 years has been to ensure that you get maximum enjoyment of your home and we have many satisfied customerswho can testify to that.Our goal is to help educate our customers about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). Air Assurance services Tulsa, Broken Arrow and the surrounding areas. Visit our websiteto see our current promotionsand get started today! Photo courtesy ofShutterstock.