With so much emphasis on saving the planet these days, we all need to do our bit to reduce water usage in the home. Not only will that help us to save money on utility bills, but it will also mean the environment is kept in better condition. Considering all that, the post you’re reading at the moment will provide you with five amazing ideas that could make all the difference.
1. Check pipes for leaks
If you have a leaky pipe, you might be wasting a lot of water. Thankfully, you can fix that yourself, so there’s no need to call a plumber.
2. Install water-saving shower heads
A standard shower head still uses a lot of water, and so it might be worth investing in an economical alternative.
3. Don’t leave the tap running when brushing your teeth
Most people brush their teeth for an average of five minutes each day. That means you’re wasting litres of water if you leave the taps on.
4. Don’t use a dishwasher
We should all embrace modern technology, but dishwashers use a shocking amount of water and electricity. So, going back to basics and cleaning everything by hand is the best move.
5. Keep a bucket outside for rainwater
While rainwater might not be safe to drink, it’s perfect for giving your plant life the moisture it needs. Keeping a bucket outside means you won’t have to waste clean water from your taps.
So long as you follow those five little snippets of advice, your water consumption should begin to reduce instantly. Just remember to get started straightaway.
Good luck and check out this related post on reducing your energy consumption as well!
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