Top Ways to Decrease Your Water and Sewer Usage

If you’ve had big water bills or if you’re trying to prevent extra wear on an older plumbing system, you might be looking for ways to reduce your family’s water usage. There are actually a lot of little things that you can do that will add up to big results—in the form of a much lower bill. Here are the top ways to reduce your water usage.

Don’t let the water run.

There are a lot of activities that we do where we run water constantly, even though we don’t need it. Do you leave the water on the entire time you brush your teeth? It really doesn’t need to be on unless you’re rinsing your toothbrush. You can also prevent too much water running down the drains by filling a sink with rinse water instead of letting the faucet run while you rinse dishes. If you want to be really diligent, you can turn your shower off while you are soaping up and only turn on while rinsing. Continue reading “Top Ways to Decrease Your Water and Sewer Usage”

Honor Earth Day Every Day with These Simple Water Conservation Ideas

Earth Day itself has come and gone, but the widespread desire to conserve water has not. Countless homeowners and business owners are eager to cut down on their water use to simultaneously support the environment and minimize their utility bills.Thanks to today’s technology, you don’t need to skip showers or eat off dirty dishes to save water. Instead, you can work with a professional plumber to install more efficient plumbing fixtures.

Low-Flush Toilets

It’s sickening to consider how much water is used through toilet flushing each day around the country. A low-flush toilet alleviates this problem by using only 1.3 gallons per flush or less, compared to a standard toilet that uses up to 1.6 gallons per flush. Installing low-flush toilets in your home can save a significant amount of money and water each year.   Continue reading “Honor Earth Day Every Day with These Simple Water Conservation Ideas”

Simple Ways to Save Water

save waterSimple Ways to Save Water

Running water has become a staple of civilized society, but it has also made wasting water far more common. Many people don’t think twice about leaving the water running as they brush their teeth or wash the dishes, leading to an enormous amount of water waste every day. You can save water in your own home by following these simple steps. You’ll not only help the environment, but you’ll reduce your own bills as well.

Be Strategic in the Shower

You know that minute or two you have to let the shower run before your water heats up? Under normal circumstances that water flows right down the drain, but all you need is a bucket to eliminate that waste. Place a bucket under the faucet while you wait for your shower water to become hot, and then you can use the gathered water to water your plants, wash your dishes, or give to your pets. Continue reading “Simple Ways to Save Water”

Tips to Reduce Your Water Bill

water3Nobody likes to pay bills, but it’s a necessary evil of living in modern society. However, that doesn’t mean you need to accept paying bills that climb each month and continue to eat away at your paycheck.

Water is one of the easiest bills to reduce, and doing so positively impacts more than your wallet. Water is a precious natural resource that most Americans take completely for granted. These tips to lower your water bill will also do a few favors for the Earth as well! Continue reading “Tips to Reduce Your Water Bill”