The cost of heating water and the water itself can be a huge monthly expense. You can implement several money-saving techniques that are recommended by a Roto-Rooter plumber. While the money you save may not seem like a lot at first, over time it can amount to a substantial sum. Following are areas you can focus on to cut down on your bills.
The most expensive facet of using hot water is heating the water. We recommend that you do the following with your water heater:
Bathrooms use a lot of water each day as we take a shower, use the toilet, wash our hands, brush our teeth, and more. You can save money in the bathroom in the following ways:
Low-flow showerheads restrict the flow of water coming into the shower. Change your showerhead to one that sprays 2.5 gallons per minute. If the previous showerhead sprayed 4 gallons of water per minute that amounts to an average savings of 5,500 gallons of water each year from just one shower. If you have four people showering each day the savings are over 20,000 gallons of water.
A leaky toilet can waste 200 gallons of water each day.
Although they waste less water, fixing leaky faucets will save you money. Not only do leaks use a lot of water, they can also cause expensive water damage in your home or building. Call one of our plumbers if you need help.
In addition to the amount of water used a huge expense in washing clothes is the energy required to heat the water. Money-saving suggestions for the washing machine are as follows:
Save money on both your water and energy bill with the following dishwasher tips:
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