Smart Moisture Sensor is the product of: “ Necessity is the mother of invention” incidents. During the late 1990’s Tim and Jack Flanigan were working with the apartment builders and owners in California. This coincided with the increased incidence of mold issues that commercial building operators were dealing with. Coincidentally the Flanigan’s experience a prolonged in wall leak in their office kitchen which eventually necessitating replacing the wall between the kitchen and conference room.
Believing that there must be a method to detect these silent leaks, the Flanigans set out to seek a solution. Eventually Tim found a technology that works with drywall properties to provide an early warning system. The Flanigans were awarded a US patent and the system was born.