Learn How You Can Easily Save Water and Reduce Your Water Bill in 2018
Most things in life are becoming more expensive and residential water use is no exception. Managing civic water supplies and water shortages are requiring more money every year, and homeowners often feel helpless when they see how much their normal water consumption is costing them.
However, the good news is that it is quite easy to change this upwards trajectory when it comes to your expenses and reverse the process through wise water conservation practices.
Hook Up Greywater Hoses to Your Sinks and Appliances
A great way to recycle water is to channel the leftover water from doing dishes or having a bath through hoses into the garden.
You can also hire a plumbing expert to attach hoses to your dishwasher, washing machine, and air conditioner, so all greywater is funneled into your yard. This type of used water can also be run through radiators to help heat a building.
Track Water Usage Levels Water Meter and Fix Any Leaks
Monitoring the amount of water that your household uses by checking the gauge on the water meter can help you determine if your efforts to conserve and recycle water are succeeding.
If you don’t know where your water meter is how to read it, your plumbing expert will be glad to show you how.
If your water meter reveals that your household is using more water than ever, despite attempts to use less of it, then it is possible that you have a sprung a leak somewhere. Leaks in sprinkler heads, pipes in walls and toilet tanks can be hard to determine so do not hesitate to call a plumber to help you locate the problem and solve it.
Never Wash Your Car At Home
One of the biggest ways to waste water is to wash your vehicle at home using city water.
Instead, take it to the local carwash and let the automation do all the work with recycled water.
Consider that it can take hundreds of gallons of city water to wash one car manually and just twenty bucks or so to drive your car through an automated car wash that uses much less water to do the exact same job.