Expected Growth Continues as leakSMART® Water Leak Prevention Solution Expands into The Home Depot Stores Nationwide

(Bedford Heights, Ohio) Feb. 22, 2016 – leakSMART®,, one of today’s leading smart home solutions, recently expanded its national, retail distribution network to include The Home Depot®. leakSMART® is now also compatible with Wink® Smart Home.

The leakSMART® Valve and wireless and waterproof leakSMART® Sensors – alongside a compatible smart home system hub and app – work together to eliminate the threat of preventable water damage in the home by automatically shutting off the home’s water supply as soon as a leak is detected. Visible and audible alarms alert homeowners of leaks via smart device app alerts and notifications.

JaNette Barnett, vice president of marketing and sales for Waxman Consumer Products Group – leakSMART®’s parent company – commented about the system’s expanding availability.

“leakSMART® is already recognized as an award-winning device in today’s connected home market,” Barnett said. “But even more importantly, it is today’s must-have connected home device. In fact, according to the Insurance Information Institute, water damage is actually 3.5 times more likely to occur than theft in U.S. homes. Now, homeowners can get this essential leakSMART® system at their local Home Depot store and other select retailers nationwide.”

Homeowners place the wireless and waterproof leakSMART® Sensors throughout the home near plumbing fixtures, pipes, and appliances such as a washing machine, dishwasher, and hot water tank. Whenever these Sensors detect a water leak, the sensors alarm, and the leakSMART® Valve is notified and immediately shuts off the home’s water supply to eliminate the threat of any water damage. Simultaneously, the homeowner receives smart device app notifications and alerts – all in less than five seconds.

leakSMART® is also available at Lowe’s® and Amazon.com, and directly from the manufacturer at www.LeakSMART.com.

For more information about leakSMART®, visit leaksmart.com.

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About leakSMART®

leakSMART® is a patented water leak prevention solution that provides complete home water protection with leak detection and monitoring for everything from burst water supply lines, washing machine leaks, and leaks from other everyday appliances and plumbing fixtures throughout the house. leakSMART then automatically shuts off the main water supply when a leak is detected in the home. The system also immediately alerts the homeowner on a smart device when a water leak occurs — all in less than five seconds. For more information about leakSMART, visit leaksmart.com.

About Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc.

leakSMART® is a trademarked solution that has been designed, developed and manufactured by Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc. (Waxman). Based near Cleveland, Ohio, Waxman has more than 500 employees from around the globe who design, develop and distribute efficient and innovative products for nearly every room in the home. The company specializes in surface protection and floor care, home improvement and hardware, and home organization and storage solutions, among other categories. For more information about Waxman or any of its brands and solutions, visit waxman.com.