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How much clearance is required to install my Guardian Valve Controller?

Some clearance is necessary for the Guardian Valve Controller to fit in the installation:

- 4.5” before and after valve (measured from valve’s center) without elbows or other fittings interfering with the Valve Controller's clamps

- 4.5” clearance above the valve nut.

- A power outlet must be within 10' of Valve Controller

Can Guardian protect me from floods caused by rainfall and sewage backup?

How does Guardian detect leaks?

How does Guardian prevent water damage?

What happens if I lose internet connection or power?

Can I use my Guardian Valve Controller outdoors?

Do I need an App to use the Guardian?

Can Wi-Fi Connectivity affect the performance of my Guardian Valve Controller?

What do the LEDs on top of the Valve Controller mean?

Where Should I Place Leak Detectors?