Saving Water This Fall is Easy — Follow These Tips
A drip here and there may not seem like much coming from a leaking faucet or pipe, but over time it can cost you plenty. You can save on your water heating energy and reduce your water usage by following a few tips, such as checking for leaks and replacing old faucets.
Indoor Water Saving Checklist
- Fixing leaky pipes or replacing them early on will save you gallons of water.
- Replace old shower heads with laminar-flow or aerating shower heads are ideal for saving water.
- Using aerators that screw on the end of the bathroom and kitchen faucets reduce water usage.
- Repair or replace leaking water heater tanks.
- Purchase energy efficient dishwashers, run them when full, and choose shorter wash cycles that use less energy and water.
- When washing laundry choose the right load size, wash using cold or warm water will save water usage and energy. You can save water outside as well when it comes to your landscaping.
Outdoor Water Saving Checklist
- Use rain barrels to collect and store rain water to use to water your garden and lawns instead of turning on the garden hose also helps in saving water.
- Make sure that sprinkler heads are positioned correctly toward your lawn, avoiding wasting water on hard surfaces.
- Avoid over watering. Skip watering your lawn and garden during rainy seasons.
- Choose landscaping material that will let rain water to run off and soak into the ground.
At Sobieski Services, Inc., our goal is to help our customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey learn more about energy and home comfort issues – especially HVAC and plumbing issues – so that they can save money and live in healthier, more comfortable homes.
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