Sunday 15 May 2022

Conserve Water This Summer, Fix Leaky Plumbing

Posted by at 12:56 AM

Water waste in the United States is a serious issue that can be impacted by small changes we all make in our day to day lives. While a small leak in a hose or a drip…drip…drip… from a faucet may not seem like a big deal, however over time it can result in thousands of gallons wasted a month. With summer approaching, water shortages and scarcity are issues that will impact millions of people around the world. Don’t contribute to the issue, help solve it!

Did you know your leaky faucet wastes 20 gallons of water a day, your leaky toilet wastes 30 gallons of water a day,  and your broken sprinkler head wastes 20 gallons of water a day? That’s 70 gallons of water in just one day that is being wasted. Not to mention, you could have multiple leaky toilets or sinks in your home too. That wasted water isn’t only bad for the environment, but it can also add quite a bit of money to your monthly water bill.

There are simple ways to fix these leaks throughout your home. As always, we recommend you call a professional even for a small repair job like those mentioned above. Sometimes DIY fixes can cause even larger issues down the line.

If you are looking to save even more water in your home, consider switching to a more efficient low-flow toilet. You can save over 5 gallons of water per flush which adds up each day, week, month, and year! The same impact can be made with a more efficient shower head. Some models can save you over 800 gallons of water a month without sacrificing water pressure.

By making simple repairs and easy changes to your home, you can help your community save thousands of gallons of water a year. Not only is this an amazing change for the environment, but also for your pocket book. Even if just one faucet or appliance if your home is upgraded to a newer, more efficient model, the results will be tremendous!

Contact our group of plumbing professionals today to learn more about the services our team provides. No job is too big or too small! Let us help you achieve a water-efficient home with ease and convenience!