(PhysOrg.com) -- Now you can find and plug up those leaks around your home once and for all. Black & Decker is offering an innovative leak detector, in about a month and will be price at around $39.99.
The detector works by simply pointing it at walls, windows, molding, and outlets in your home and determines leaks through color signals. A green light indicates regular temperature, red light shows hot spots, and a blue spot shows you the exact place where cold air is bursting in.
Black & Decker claims their detector can catch temperature changes by as little as one degree Fahrenheit. The thermal leak detector has a user select switch to differentiate between 1, 5 or 10 degree F changes.
According to Energy Star, plugging up leaks and drafts in your home can scythe up to 20-percent from your heating bills; your leak detector will pay for itself. The Black & Decker Thermal Leak Detector is listed as "coming soon" at the company's online store, where it retails for $39.99.
Considering that the gadget will only cost around $40 when it becomes available in a month, it should be a big cash-saver when cutting down your heating cost in the winter months.
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