Guardian Leak Prevention System Partners with Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance Companies


Chicago, IL– Elexa Consumer Products developed Guardian Automatic Leak Prevention System to aid homeowners and property insurance carriers in their goal to reduce the frequency and cost of water damage. Guardian is the first ever DIY solution that not only detects and alerts homeowners of potential water damage but will automatically shut off the water main, thus preventing property loss and homeowner headaches. Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies has selected Guardian to promote residential customer engagement in a pilot program launching in three states this month. 

Guardian Leak Prevention System Plus (GVD3)

Guardian Leak Prevention System Plus (GVD3)

More than 14,000 water damage claims are filed every day in the greater USA, costing insurance companies over $10 billion annually. Guardian by Elexa Consumer Products ( aims to change that. The system installs without tools in less than five minutes, is a completely standalone system, avoiding the need for any additional equipment, and still protects your home without internet connectivity. 


“What Nest did for climate control, Guardian will do for water damage prevention. This standalone system not only provides convenience but also peace of mind for a very real and often financially devastating problem: water damage,” said Matthew Cwiokowski, CTO at Elexa Consumer Products. 

“Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies is offering their homeowners’ policyholders an opportunity to save on the purchase of a  smart leak detection and prevention system that will, according to Elexa, yield additional savings to homeowners and their insurer on homeowner policies,” says Dovid Tkatch, SVP Personal Lines Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies.

About Elexa Consumer Products

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, Elexa Consumer Products designs and manufactures high-tech electrical components used by some of the most prestigious Fortune 500 companies around the world, including Google, Apple, Honeywell, Nintendo, and Bosch. The DomeHome Automation brand, a subsidiary of Elexa Consumer Products, offers high quality Z-Wave home automation products at affordable prices. From door sensors to water leak detectors, these wireless products make it simple for homeowners and businesses to install and use smart devices. Attention to detail, top-rated components, and top-notch engineering make Dome Home Automation products the smart choice for integrators and end users alike. 

About Berkshire Hathaway Guard Insurance Companies

Headquartered in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania with offices across the US, Berkshire Hathaway Guard is a provider of commercial and residential insurance products. It also offers a full range of underwriting, loss control, billing and claims value-added services that help policy holders realize the full benefit of their coverage. 

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies (BHGIC) is not affiliated with Elexa Consumer Products, Inc. BHGIC is not liable for the claims made by Elexa, has not evaluated the Guardian product, and makes no representations or warranties regarding it, all of which are hereby expressly disclaimed including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Berkshire Hathaway GUARD shall not be liable for any claims by customer arising out of or in way related to the Guardian product. If the Guardian product is listed as a protective safeguard in the customer's insurance policy with the Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, then it is  the customer's sole responsibility to have and maintain the safeguard in accordance with the terms of the protective safeguard endorsement, and any claims customer may have regarding the Guardian Product related thereto shall be not be deemed to alter or waive the terms of the protective safeguard endorsement .

For more information about water damage mitigation or Guardian Automatic Water Leak Prevention System, visit the Guardian Explore page.