There are ways to prevent catastrophic water damage from your washing machine. If you have an automatic shut off valve, and the hose or hoses break when you are not home, the Watts IntelliFlow will shut off your water so that the water will not continue to flow and cause you major flooding anywhere in your home. The shut off can be installed on new construction as well as existing laundry boxes. These can be installed on washing machine valves that are already in a wall box as well as ones on the outside of the wall. The following is a picture of the basic shut off. Protect your home or business with the IntelliFlow™ automatic washing machine shutoff valve and enjoy peace of mind.