When it comes to using less water in your home, this is a great way to help reduce your water bills. Being able to enjoy any type of monthly savings is ideal for most renters and homeowners alike. Knowing effective ways to help you conserve water is an ideal way to get started.
Wash Dishes by Hand
Do you have just a few dirty dishes each day that need to be washed? If so, don’t turn on the dishwasher simply do these by hand. This will help you save a lot of water each day.
Wash Clothes Less Often
Be sure to have a full load of laundry when you turn the washing machine on. It takes gallons of water to wash a load of clothes and scheduling your laundry days in advance can help you conserve water.
Take Shorter Showers
When taking a shower, set a timer to ensure you don’t stay too long. Showering daily can take a significant amount of water and getting in and out quickly can help decrease the amount of water you’ll use.
Check your toilet for Leaks
Is your water bill continuously high and you’re not sure why that it is? One thing you should do is to check your bathroom toilet for leaks. It’s possible there are leaks that you simply aren’t aware of occurring.
Don’t Leave the Faucet Running
If you’re washing dishes, cleaning off vegetables or doing a number of other things involving your water, turn the faucet off when you aren’t using it. Water left running for an extended amount of time is a waste.
Let us Help!
At Reichelt Plumbing, we can help you find additional ways to decrease the amount of water usage. Simply give us a call at (219) 322-4906 today and we’ll be glad to help!