How I Used Raspberry Pi to Detect Water Leaks in My Home #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
As if a water leak wasn’t already a headache, a lot of insurance policies don’t cover the damage. Save some stress with this leak detector from Suhas Deshpande on Courier:
When I realized there was a leak in my home, I knew it was time to put my expertise to work. I needed to call on my years of experience and passion for my job – as a software engineer? While at first glance, it may appear that a plumber would have been a better option, my argument is that there is a step to be taken before a plumber is even involved to fix a leak. And that is to detect the leak when it first happens.
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