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Our washing machine & dryer live in our basement, and when we first moved into our house my wife & I would regularly forget that we had laundry that needed to be moved, etc. so we'd end up with wet laundry sitting in the washer for days on end.
Now both the washer & dryer will page us whenever cycles are complete. But we'll only get paged if we're home so we can actually do something about it. We also won't get paged if it's between 11pm and 7am so we won't get woken up if a cycle finishes then. It will wait until the morning and page us after 7am so we're (hopefully) awake to get the page. It will also only page whoever happens to be home.
I haven't had to rely on it yet, but I also have one of these mounted on the water shutoff in my basement and a couple z-wave water sensors in the basement as well. The water shutoff actually closes/opens the valve once a month in the early morning just to make sure it's working properly. If a water sensor does go off then it will page me as well as shutting off the water. I also test it manually every few months with a cup of water just to make sure it all works properly.
You want to search for a "Z-Wave", "Zigbee" or wi-fi controlled "smart valve".
Z-Wave and Zigbee(if you're not familiar) are technologies that require a hub inside your house. Once the hub's up, you pair the valve with the hub and then you can control it via an app, programattically or both. How you do that differs based upon the hub you buy.
I have a ton of water sensors, one for each water source - each floor drain, sink, toilet, hot water heater, et cetera et cetera. I have a smart valve like this one. The hub I use has a rudimentary programming language. If any of my water sensors show leak, and there's no response from me within two minutes, it turns off the valve.
I can always override it manually, and it's not a perfect system, but it helps me sleep at night. In my last house, the water sensor alerted me to a sewage backup before it damaged anything, and saved me a ton of time and effort.
i am totally not going to do that, but i just want you to know how much i love that suggestion. awesome.
i actually think i found a solution after hours of googling, and its strangely similar to your suggestion - [link]
im looking at several devices like that, its just a smart module with a motor and an arm made to turn a 1/4 turn ball valve...so it can be programmed for leak detection, remote shutoff via the app, or set on a timer using the app. just need to design a little piping and a small structure to keep the module away from the heat generated by the heater and i think thats as good as its going to get. id rather have one of those little mechanical bbq timers that go for 12 hours instead of 1-3, but this looks like the best ill be able to find.
I like the performance of the Amcrest wifi cameras. Reliable, fast, and so far none have broken down. Video lag is a small fraction of a second when using the Blue Iris iOS app. PTZ and two way audio are working great. I must say that all the wifi cameras are inside the house, and wifi signal is generally good in the inside. Also, I have not tried other brand wifi cameras so I may not have a basis for comparison.
Dome is the brand of the water shutoff valve. I test it about every couple of months and so far it's been working well. Below is the link.
There are devices like the Dome that attaches to the pipe and simply moves the handle of the shut off valve. as long as it's a 1/4 turn ball valve I don't see why this wouldn't work. You'd still be using the gas rated valve but you would be able to control it via automation.
I feel like this could be a simple enough solution.
You’re effectively looking for a ball valve control like this.
I have a bidet. Hot/Cold model have two hoses from the corresponding pipes. Cold usually piggy backs off the standard supply to the toilet while hot is fed separately from a secondary hose. Popular model Tushy brand and even Amazon best sellers utilize a mixing valve inside the bidet.
For simplicity, I’d go with a cold only version but two shut offs in parallel could be used for a hot version as well.
Set the bidet to an open state and via zwave control, you can open and close the ball valve. With some plumbing trickery, having a separate feeder line for the bidet could be useful for times when it won’t be in use. Same with the hot supply. I’m on my phone, so I can’t diagram very well, but doable I think.
I agree with all of the advice to get a main shutoff installed as long as you're paying the $200. If it were me, I'd get a 1/4 turn ball valve vs. a stem/compression valve like I have in my home. The 1/4 turn is more reliable IMO, and I've often wanted to install something like a Dome smart shutoff but it won't work with a stem valve.
I’m unsure if this helps, but I don’t think there’s currently a direct HomeKit solution for this. That said, there are options outside of HomeKit that - I believe - can work with Homebridge or Home Assistant. Not sure you want to go down that path, but my understanding is that’s these are currently the only potential options in HomeKit.
Here’s one: [link]
Dome does work with Home Assistant (which has HomeKit integration). Dome is a Z-Wave product and HA has direct integration with Z-Wave.
Amazon has this Z-Wave shutoff that attaches to existing valve: [link]
A lot of gas valves are the smaller handle type, so you may need a new valve. Just make sure it's for gas and not water. Then, the unit linked above will attach over it.
You people might be interested in this. Not suitable for my needs, but might work for others.
I can't get either one of your links to take me to a specific product so I'm not sure what you're specifically trying to do but you could always take an item like this and just put an inline valve in to use it on.
Dome Home Automation DMWV1 Water Valve Z-Wave Certified for Pipes up to 1 1/2", White (DMWV1) [link]
Most of the valve shutoff devices I have seen sit on top of existing valves like the black handle one you have.
I installed a Dome Home Automation Shutoff Valve. Seems to work well in Smartthings environment. [link]
This person uses a dome-zwave water shut off valve to open a projector door. It would probably work. I don't have this exact model (I use a chinese WiFi one flashed with custom firmware), but the shutoff valves have a stupid amount of torque.
I had an issue with cabinet overheating for something similar, and I ended up setting up a system that ran PC fans when the cabinet rose above a specific. It was a one hour job to install everything. I know you said no cutting holes, but if you do that, you can make smaller holes and if you did it under the cabinets out of sight it would be pretty straight forward (around the area that your pipes come through).
A smart plug with power monitoring or amp clamp could also be a good way for you to figure out when it runs, though I would personally do a temp sensor.
Out of curiosity, what sparkling water system are you using? I am building one DIY style but not decided on a chiller yet.
I don’t know of any solutions that meet that list of requirements.
There are tons of wired pulse based water flow meters that can be paired with a pulse sensor like this guy did: [link]
It does appear there are some z-wave shut off valve’s: Dome Home Automation Water Shut-Off Valve - for Pipes up to 1 1/2", White (DMWV1) [link]
I've used this with water sensors since 2018 and used google home to shut off the water supply for fun a lot.
Something like this perhaps?
Don’t forget to add a water main shut off to your setup.
Any hub like SmartThings paired up with a water sensor and a valve closer will work.
You want to trigger something like this as soon as a leak is detected that will close the valve to the residence:
The sensors work in carpet since they detect current between two metal prongs in the presence of moisture. You can weight them down if it is thick pile. Example sensor:
SmartThings is cloud based so consider that and if your internet is spotty go for total local control.
I have the Dome. As long as you you have a home network, and a quarter turn valve that operates easily, it is almost fool proof.
if you have a ball valve, the below is normally the go to in automation groups
Well lookie here, i found one: [link]
The thing looks perfect for my use, save for the annoying need for a smarthub, i've gone this far without needing a hub.