Saving Water In The Bathroom

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Most people think we’ll never run out of water, but contrary to popular belief, that is not the case. Interested in taking a stab at a green project that can save you lots of water and money? Let’s begin in the bathroom. Read below to find out how you can make a difference with a few small updates. The Faucet Think that a small leak is no big deal? A small faucet drip can waste up to 20 gallons of …

Adjusting the Temperature On Your Water Heater

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If you find yourself running out of hot water mid-way through your shower, chances are the temperature is a bit low. If the water comes out scalding hot, the temperature is probably too high. So what are you going to do about it? Adjust the temperature! You’ll find that it’s quite an easy process. 1. Turn off the power. This is the first step when adjusting the temperature on an electric water heater. It’s the best way to avoid getting …

Do You Need a New Water Heater?

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A broken water heater isn’t something anyone wants to deal with, especially not as a surprise. If you keep a close eye on your unit, however, there are some clear signs you can watch for, so you are more prepared for a breakdown and less taken off guard.  First of all, if you have no hot water, this could be an indicator. Older water heaters may take some time to warm your water up, but if nothing happens in a …

Hot Water Safety

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Whether you’re doing dishes, laundry, or taking a shower, one of the most significant necessities in a home is hot water. And while it is necessary, there is the potential for it to get too hot, which could lead to injury. Keep in mind these hot water safety tips to keep you and your family safe. It is important to turn all faucets and fixtures on the lowest setting when trying to find comfortable and safe temperatures. If you twist …

Conserving Water

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Looking for some ideas on how to save water around the home? Here are some tips for conserving water and saving money on your utility bill! Insulate your pipes. You’ll spend less time waiting for things like your shower or faucet to warm up and in turn, will save water.  Only wash full loads when doing either dishes or laundry for efficiency and optimal water conservation.  On the subject of laundry, wash your darks in cold water. Not only will …