The world is changing constantly many people are looking for ways that they can help the environment. But even if you aren’t too concerned about water conservation, you like saving money, right? Well, below are three things that you can do with your bathrooms’ plumbing to help you save money and conserve water at the same time. Think about using these tips to bring your water bill down and make a difference in the world.
Upgrade to Low Flushing Toilets
If you have a large family, chances are that you use the toilets in your home a lot. Did you know that each flush of your toilet uses 1.6 gallons of water?
That’s a lot of water! When you use a low flushing toilet, it uses just 1.1 gallons of water.
That may not seem like a big difference, but when you compound it with your daily toilet usage, you’re looking at serious money and water savings on a yearly basis. Over time, that can make a huge impact on your wallet and the environment.
Check for Leaky Shower Faucets
If you have teenagers, you might be blaming them for your high water bill. But the reason for a higher bill might be another reason.
Have you ever checked your shower faucets to see if they are leaking? If you have a leak, it could be costing you more money than you realize.
That’s why you want to check your shower faucets and all the other faucets in your home to make sure that they are not leaking. If you’re noticing a leaking faucet, you want to get it fixed quickly to avoid high water bills and wasting water.
Check for Pipe Leaks to Avoid Problems with Mold
One of the biggest problems that a leaking pipe can cause in your home is a higher water bill, but it can also cause the growth of mold. Mold exposure can be a problem for many people, but especially for those who have health problems like asthma. Below are some of the problems that mold can cause.
- Stuffy or runny nose
- Dry skin
- Postnasal drip and coughing
- Watery eyes
- Itchy eyes, throat, and nose
If you have asthma, you may also experience the following:
- Tightening of your chest
- Trouble breathing
You want to walk around your house and see if you have trouble with leaking pipes. If you are noticing leaks, it’s important to have them fixed quickly to save money and help the environment.
When you are looking for ways that you can save money on your monthly bills, these three tips can help you to conserve water and pay less monthly. These are just three things that you can do to lower your home’s water consumption.
Do you want to find out more ways that you can save money? Get in contact with us at Daniel Cordova Plumbing, Drain & Sewer and we’ll be glad to help you and give you some advice. If you are having trouble with leaking pipes, if you want to upgrade your toilets or you need other plumbing repairs, contact us and let us know what you need.