Best HomeKit water leak detectors in 2023

While they may not be on the top of everyone's must-have list, the best HomeKit water leak detectors are some of the most essential devices around. These tiny sensors monitor your home 24/7 for any signs of water, and when disaster strikes, they alert everyone through Home app notifications whether that's to your iPhone 15 Pro or your MacBook Air. Today we're featuring two of the best HomeKit water leak detectors on the market. Whichever option you choose, you can rest easy knowing that a leak detector will keep an eye on your home while you're away.

Prevent water leaks with the best HomeKit detectors

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Bottom line

Water leak detectors are essential for their potential to prevent a major flood. When it comes to Apple's HomeKit smart home platform, the Fibaro Flood Sensor is our top pick. Fibaro's sensor offers a convenient wireless design with great battery life, on-device alarms, and quick and easy pairing that doesn't require an extra app or account.

For additional protection, the Fibaro Flood Sensor also includes handy extras like temperature monitoring and tamper detection. Both of these are equally as important to protect the home. In the case of temperature sensing, it only adds to the overall value as it can be used in conjunction with other HomeKit accessories in automations.

If you're looking to save some green and already have an Aqara Hub in your house, the Aqara Water Leak Sensor is a no-brainer. It notifies you of water leaks and has an audible alarm. It's also the cheapest water leak detector on the market. Speaking of water, if you want to automate your sprinklers, be sure to check out our list of the best HomeKit sprinkler controllers.

Christopher Close

Christopher spends most of his time writing and dreaming about all things HomeKit and the Home app. Whether it is installing smart light switches, testing the latest door locks, or automating his households daily routines, Christopher has done it all.

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