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Flume 2 Smart Home Water Monitor & Water Leak Detector EXPIRED

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Flume Water has Flume 2 Smart Home Water Monitor & Water Leak Detector on sale for $129 ($20 discount applies in cart) when you un-check the $49.99/yr Flume Insight Subscription on the page. Shipping is free.

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  • Note: Must un-check the $49.99/yr Flume Insight Subscription on the page.
Features:
  • 24/7 Smart Water Leak Detector: Flume's smart water leak detection technology is always on guard alerting you to water leaks inside the home as well as in your lawn or garden. Gain peace of mind whether you're at home or away with water leak alerts delivered directly to your phone via the Flume Water app. Stop water leaks and protect your home today with Flume.
  • Smart Water Usage Monitoring: Dig up the details your standard water bill doesn't with Flume's smart water monitoring technology. Flume delivers detailed water use insight data directly to your smartphone so you're always in the know. Take the guessing game out of your water usage and take control to reduce waste and conserve water
  • Reduce & Manage Your Water Bill: A smart water monitor that pays for itself. Flume allows you to be proactive about managing your water use by protecting the planet and your pockets. Create water use budgets that use smart alerts to notify you of potential water leaks and waste. Flume has helped customers save an average of 10-20% per month on their water bill.
  • Installs In Minutes. No Plumbing Required: The Flume Smart Home Water Monitor is compatible with 95% of homes and installs in minutes. No pipe cutting, no wiring, no appointments. You've got it covered, but we're here if you need us.
  • Includes: Flume Water Sensor and Bridge. Flume App available for iOS or Android.

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$199 normally, on sale for $149, less $20 off Summer discount (auto applied). You need to uncheck the $49 annual monitoring subscription to get the final price. Shipping should be free.
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dmcccdmn asked this question on 09-27-2021 at 11:55 AM
09-27-2021 at 11:55 AM
Yourself. Takes 10 min. No tools required for me.
09-27-2021 at 11:55 AM
Pretty easy to install. The videos on their site are very detailed and their support team is very responsive as well

I realize a lot of folks here are unhappy with the device / service. I have the flume 2 and it has worked perfectly. Their support has been pretty good as well. I was grandfathered in before the insight subscription became effective - but the reason I purchased this was for leak detection.

only issue with this is that if the strap around the meter becomes lose or if moves out of alignment, the device does not alert you to that. so, it will show zero usage for days in a row, but doesn't alert you to the possibility that there is a problem. Keeping the strap tight will prevent this, but it is a simple fix from the software perspective (if zero usage based on usage pattern, alert user)
commitone asked this question on 09-21-2021 at 11:26 AM
09-21-2021 at 09:10 PM
No. The subscription lets you see detailed usage. The Orbit sprinkler integration also works without a subscription.

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Just a heads up - this company does some major bait and switch. I got the Flume 1 and they have consistently removed features since launch, including the text alerts which were pretty critical as that was one of the only ways to setup multi device alerts.
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Yes, but that deal can't be posted on SlickDeals because it's a 3rdparty seller with less than 1000 feedback. The rules don't allow those to be posted here, regardless of whether the seller is the manufacturer or not. I've been told by the moderation staff that the application of this rule is a a private matter and is not to be discussed in the Hot Deals forum, so if there is any concern about the rule, we should take it to Deal Talk or one of the appropriate forums.
I've had this for a few months now after dealing with some ridiculous high water bills.

It's a nice to have and is probably a savior to some, but I've soured a bit on the company after they've introduced this subscription plan. Allegedly, I'm grandfathered into their "detailed" data and AI stuff, but it's the same data that was available prior to their subscription model, so just an annoying money grab IMO.

Setup is surprisingly easy and is seemingly very accurate. Guess overall it's recommended if you're seriously worried about leaks, but you're going to get a lesser product than it was prior to the subscription, or pay more in their subscription to get access to their data metrics.

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worked. good price i guess.
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Great deal; thanks! I also was somehow not charged tax which makes it even sweeter. Returning my order from Amazon.
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I had to replace the batteries in the Flume 1 and it was shocking how many screws had to be removed to do it. I kept the screws a little bit loose when I reassembled the case, to make it easier next time.
Looks like they fixed that design in Flume 2.
I don't see a big reason to upgrade at this point.
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Yes, but that deal can't be posted on SlickDeals because it's a 3rdparty seller with less than 1000 feedback. The rules don't allow those to be posted here, regardless of whether the seller is the manufacturer or not. I've been told by the moderation staff that the application of this rule is a a private matter and is not to be discussed in the Hot Deals forum, so if there is any concern about the rule, we should take it to Deal Talk or one of the appropriate forums.
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The city of Mesa AZ made me take mine off, flume was nice enough to give me a full refund after a year of use,
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Quote from overzeetop :
Yes, but that deal can't be posted on SlickDeals because it's a 3rdparty seller with less than 1000 feedback. The rules don't allow those to be posted here, regardless of whether the seller is the manufacturer or not. I've been told by the moderation staff that the application of this rule is a a private matter and is not to be discussed in the Hot Deals forum, so if there is any concern about the rule, we should take it to Deal Talk or one of the appropriate forums.
Interesting...I had no idea about that.

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The city of Mesa AZ made me take mine off, flume was nice enough to give me a full refund after a year of use,

Indoors or outdoors? Why did they make you take it off?
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Indoors or outdoors? Why did they make you take it off?
They said it interfere with their meter
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Can this meter be used with a well? I don't have a water meter.
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The city of Mesa AZ made me take mine off, flume was nice enough to give me a full refund after a year of use,
Yeah, I can't imagine the Miami-Dade water dept. allowing you to attach a device to their water meter.
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I got in on the ~$50 I think deal last year when it was closing out. Already saved my @$$ on the first day of week long vacation got a leak notification and had city come turn off water. Turns out the sprinkler next to house had busted and would have flooded yard and possible ruined foundation if I hadn't caught it
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this is one of those things that i didn't need.....until i started to read about it......now i need it.
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I had to replace the batteries in the Flume 1 and it was shocking how many screws had to be removed to do it. I kept the screws a little bit loose when I reassembled the case, to make it easier next time.
Looks like they fixed that design in Flume 2.
I don't see a big reason to upgrade at this point.
I think that's the big reason - or if you connectivity issues. My Flume 1 had water damage - 12 screws and water gets in?! So I was lucky to get a replacement Flume 2.

The big reason I'd choose a Flume 2 over the 1 is the promised feature that identifies water usage from different sources. So you should be able to tell if your water is being used by the dishwasher vs the washing machine.... BUT they just released it as annual subscription. I love having too much data - but I'm not paying $50 a year to discover that I could save $10 in water if I replace my dishwasher...

https://flumewater.com/insight
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does this turn off valve remotely or automatically? How difficult it is for a senior family member that I plan to ship to
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