The first step is to locate leaks. Water leaks waste gallons of water per day and cause serious damage to your home. If you find a leak in your home, get it fixed immediately. Another way to conserve to to use water saving toilets and shower heads.
Even if you’re a renter and can’t update your appliances, there are easy ways to save water.
- Take short showers
- Only run your dishwasher and washing machine with full loads
- Turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth
- Scrub pots and pans clean instead of rinsing them clean
All of these suggestions require minimal investment and effort and will make a significant impact on your bill and the environment.
If you’re serious about conservation, purchasing a water softener is the way to go. While there is some up front cost, the softener will quickly pay for itself. Soft water requires less detergent to clean clothes and laundry. It allows you to use cold water for cleaning–saving you money on gas. Soft water can even reduce wear and tear on your appliances which saves you money on maintenance and repairs. Simply put, water softeners are economical in more ways than one.
Whether you want to conserve water to benefit your wallet or the environment, these easy steps will do the trick. Contact us if your interested in learning more about water conservation.