One of my big fears is that I’m going to spring a leak somewhere in my house while I’m gone and I’ll flood some part of the house.
I could put water sensors everywhere and have them notify me if a leak is detected. I would need a fair number of water sensors to monitor all possible locations (I have one in my basement floor drain right now).
I could automate my main water valve, but they are pricey.
I’d be happy with a simple notification if my well pump is running while SHM is in Armed/Away mode. There’s no reason my well pump should run at all while I’m away from the house.
Has anyone figured a creative way to notify if a well pump is running?
I’ve used RIB relays on 24VAC thermostat wires, coupled with a dry contact, to send me notifications about some of my HVAC items, but I’m reluctant to wire up a relay to the 220VAC controls on my pump…
Might a vibration sensor on the well pump pressure switch work?
Thanks in advance.