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LeakSmart—The World’s Most Intelligent Leak & Flood Protection System—Just Got Even Smarter

Detects leaks. Shuts off water in 5 seconds or less. No tools or cutting of pipes necessary when installing the new LeakSmart Snap. LeakSmart keeps working even when power or Wi-Fi is down. Check out LeakSmart at CEDIA booth #1400

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, OHIO (SEPT. 4, 2018) — Thousands of homeowners have prevented costly water damage to their homes by installing LeakSmart®, the world’s most intelligent and reliable leak and flood protection system for your home. Now installation has gotten a whole lot simpler and faster with the new LeakSmart Snap, a shut-off valve control that installs in seconds without any tools or the need to cut into the main water supply line. And homeowners can extend this protection even during power outages and downed Wi-Fi with the new LeakSmart Hub 3.0.

Innovation

LeakSmart is advanced leak and flood protection done right. Sophisticated technology, yet simple to install and maintain, LeakSmart Snap fits in any space, installs at any angle and on any type of valve. It programs itself to calibrate the torque required to turn off a home’s main water supply, making adjustments if necessary, and is strong enough to open even the toughest valve in a home.

Built-in Wi-Fi provides flexibility in the installation of the LeakSmart Hub. Place it anywhere within the home for optimal coverage and communication between LeakSmart devices. The latest Zigbee 3.0 protocol ensures the hub will continue working—sending emergency notifications through LeakSmart’s free smartphone application—even if Wi-Fi is down or the power is out.

Peace of Mind

Water damage can be catastrophic, often resulting in the loss of property and precious family mementos. LeakSmart is going to take care of this potential problem so homeowners don’t have to worry about it—ever. For true peace of mind, the newly enhanced LeakSmart Hub is always on, thanks to its built-in rechargeable battery, making it a smarter, more flexible and disaster-proof hardware device.

Whole Home Protection

Owning a home requires constant attention and forethought to avert major catastrophes, from plumbing and water heater leaks to issues caused by idle appliances and failed or aging HVAC systems. If a LeakSmart Sensor is placed nearby one of these trouble spots, it will send an immediate signal to the LeakSmart Hub if water is detected. The LeakSmart System will notify the homeowner through the LeakSmart App, SMS and email that a leak has occurred and at which sensor location the alert came from.

To keep your whole home protected from devastating water damage, simply pair with the LeakSmart Hub and turn your home into a Smart Home with 24/7 protection from unwanted leaks. LeakSmart is also compatible with Control4®, Nest®, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa. LeakSmart alerts you to turn off your HVAC if a leak is detected nearby when Nest is in Home/Away mode. And LeakSmart reminds you to turn off your main water valve remotely. Or get a heads up on the LeakSmart App when plunging temperatures threaten to freeze pipes, thanks to LeakSmart Sensors, or Nest’s room temperature and indoor humidity readings.
For protection you can trust, LeakSmart is also backed by a five-year warranty.

“LeakSmart is steadily building a reputation for detecting and stopping household leaks in less than five seconds,” said Larry Waxman, CEO of Waxman Industries, the parent company of LeakSmart. “Now installation is faster and simpler with the LeakSmart Snap, and homeowners can be assured of next level protection for their homes during power and Wi-Fi outages with the LeakSmart Hub.”

Visit LeakSmart booth #1400 at CEDIA Expo 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center from Sept. 6-8 to learn more. Both the LeakSmart Snap, LeakSmart Hub 3.0 and the rest of the LeakSmart Systems are available to custom or technology integrators via national and regional distributors.

About LeakSmart

LeakSmart is the world’s most intelligent and reliable leak & flood protection system for your home. It detects water leaks instantly, automatically shuts off a home’s main water supply in five seconds or less to prevent any further damage and notifies homeowners immediately.

Whether on its own or integrated into an existing smart home system like Nest, LeakSmart makes it easy for homeowners to protect their entire home from water damage 24/7, even if internet and power go out.

Developed by a team with over 85 years of plumbing manufacturing experience, LeakSmart allows homeowners to relax knowing that if there’s a leak, they’ve got the best defense against potentially catastrophic water damage. To learn more, visit us at www.leaksmart.com.


LeakSmart® Prepares for Control4® Certification

Coming Soon: LeakSmart, the World’s Most Intelligent Leak & Flood Protection System Partners with Control4 Smart Home Platform to Protect Homes from Water Damage Check out LeakSmart at CEDIA booth #1400

BEDFORD HEIGHTS, OHIO (SEPT. 4, 2018)LeakSmart, the world’s most intelligent leak and flood protection system for your home, reports that it will be certified to be compatible with Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), the leader in high-end smart home solutions.

Control4 delivers power and performance on one system that coordinates the technology in your home into complete, brilliant experiences. With one touch, dim the lights, stream high-resolution music, turn up the heat, lock the door, arm the security system, and coming soon homeowners will receive an alert if a water leak breaks out in their home.

LeakSmart Snap is a new smart home solution that allows custom integrators to protect their customers’ homes from the scourge of water damage caused by unexpected leaks and floods. LeakSmart detects water leaks instantly, alerts the homeowner, and automatically shuts off a home’s main water supply in 5 seconds or less to prevent any further damage. What’s more, LeakSmart provides 100% protection even if Internet and power go out.

To install LeakSmart Snap, custom integrators simply snap the new valve controller onto a home’s existing main shut-off valve—no tools required and no need to cut into pipes.

The LeakSmart solution will soon be included on the Control4 tablet as an added option.

“Water damage is the second leading cause for insurance claims. Now with Control4 compatibility, LeakSmart takes care of this potential problem so homeowners on the platform don’t have to worry about it—ever,” said Larry Waxman, CEO of Waxman Industries, the parent company of LeakSmart.

Visit LeakSmart booth #1400 at CEDIA Expo 2018 at the San Diego Convention Center from Sept. 6-8 to learn more. Both the LeakSmart Snap, LeakSmart Hub 3.0 and the rest of the LeakSmart Systems are available to custom or technology integrators via national and regional distributors.

About Control4
Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, comfort, security, communications, and more into a unified smart home system that enhances the daily lives of its consumers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making networks more robust, entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and provides families more peace of mind. Today, every home and business needs automation horsepower and a high-performance network to manage the increasing number of connected devices. The Control4 platform interoperates with over 12,000 third-party consumer electronics products, ensuring an ever-expanding ecosystem of devices will work together. Control4 is now available in 100 countries. Leveraging a professional distribution channel that includes over 5,700 custom integrators, retailers, and distributors authorized to sell the full-line of Control4 products, Pakedge branded networking solutions and Triad Speakers, Control4 is delivering intelligent solutions for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world.

About LeakSmart
LeakSmart is the world’s most intelligent leak & flood protection system for your home. It detects water leaks instantly, automatically shuts off a home’s main water supply in five seconds or less to prevent any further damage and notifies homeowners immediately.

Whether on its own or integrated into an existing smart home system like Nest, LeakSmart makes it easy for homeowners to protect their entire home from water damage 24/7, even if internet and power go out.

Developed by a team with over 85 years of plumbing manufacturing experience, LeakSmart allows homeowners to relax knowing that if there’s a leak, they’ve got the best defense against potentially catastrophic water damage. To learn more, visit us at www.leaksmart.com.


Nest® and leakSMART® Work Together to Help Prevent Water Damage and Bring Peace of Mind

(Bedford Heights, Ohio) May 17, 2016 – leakSMART® announced today that its system now works with Nest. If the leakSMART® system detects a water leak when Nest senses you’re away, it will automatically shut off your home’s main water valve and also give you the option to dial an emergency contact through the leakSMART® app. This integration helps provide even greater peace of mind and home protection from water damage. Additionally, since the combination of leaking water and extreme temperatures can spell disaster, your leakSMART® app will display your Nest Learning Thermostat’s indoor temperature and humidity readings.

According to the Insurance Information Institute, more than 2.6 million homes experience water damage every year. Many times, burst supply lines or faulty appliances cause this devastating and costly water damage. In fact, it is the second most common home insurance claim in the U.S.

The Nest and leakSMART® integration will help homeowners feel more comfortable knowing that at the first sign of a water leak, the two will seamlessly work together to automatically shut off the home’s main water valve and provide the ability to call an emergency contact. Without any human intervention, the leakSMART® system shuts off the home’s water in less than five seconds whenever a wireless leakSMART® sensor detects a water leak.

“leakSMART® is proud to be part of the Works with Nest program,” said Larry Waxman, CEO of Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc., the parent company of leakSMART®. “It has always been our goal to eliminate water damage and to allow homeowners to feel personally in control of their home’s water. Our integration with Nest is taking this mission a step further by helping to provide homeowners with even greater peace of mind and home protection whenever a leak is detected.”

The leakSMART® system is available online at Amazon.com or directly through leakSMART®.

For more information about leakSMART® and how it works with Nest, visit leaksmart.com/nest.

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About leakSMART®

leakSMART® is a patented home water protection solution with leak detection and monitoring for everything from burst water supply lines, washing machine leaks, and leaks from other appliances and plumbing fixtures throughout the house. leakSMART® automatically shuts off the main water supply whenever 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 designed, developed, and manufactured by Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc. (Waxman). Based near Cleveland, Ohio, Waxman has more than 500 employees around the globe who design, develop, and distribute efficient and innovative products for virtually 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


leakSMART® Wins Silver Honors at Stevie Awards

(Bedford Heights, Ohio) May 13, 2016 — leakSMART®, the leading smart home water leak prevention solution, earned silver honors within the Consumer Electronics category of the prestigious Stevie® Awards.

Created in 2002, the Stevie Awards – sponsored by the American Business Awards – honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations throughout the U.S. In the New Product category, the award recognizes new and new-version solutions, with a specific focus on the features, functions, benefits and sales performance to date. Nominated products are judged by panels of specialized experts, including executives from Discover Financial Services, Ernst & Young and CallidusCloud.

JaNette Barnett, Vice President of Marketing and Sales for Waxman Consumer Products Group, Inc., is thankful for the recognition that leakSMART® continues to receive. “It’s an honor for leakSMART® to be recognized by the American Business Awards as one of the country’s most innovative new products this year,” Barnett said. “We’re a company with more than 75 years of plumbing experience, and this ground-breaking technology can now save homeowners from ever having to worry about preventable water damage in their home.”

After the leakSMART® valve is installed near the home’s main water valve, and a water leak is detected within the home by the leakSMART® sensors, the valve automatically and immediately shuts off the home’s water so that the threat of water damage is completely eliminated – all in less than five seconds. While the sensors provide visual and audible alerts, the homeowner will also receive notifications through the leakSMART® app (available for free on iTunes and Google Play).

Consumers can purchase the stand-alone leakSMART® system directly from the manufacturer or online at Amazon.com. The leakSMART® valve and sensors can also be added to any compatible smart home system, including Wink® from The Home Depot® and Iris® by Lowe’s®.

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

For more information about the Stevie Awards, visit http://stevieawards.com/aba/2016-new-product-award-winners#Products.

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About leakSMART®

leakSMART® is a patented leak prevention solution that provides complete home water protection with leak detection and monitoring for everything from burst water supply lines and washing machine leaks to 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.