Conserving water is an eco-friendly way to decrease the utility bills. Many of you waste the water in a daily use, and in a huge amount. Sometimes, people around the world don’t care if there is a leakage in their home. They prefer to waste water to fixtures the faucet or pipeline. You are going to read 10 ways to conserve water in the home and yard. You must apply the following water conservation tips;
- Faucets and Pipe Leakages
Leakage seems nothing but if it is collected in a bucket then you will know how much the leak is dripping water per day. It is about 20 gallons wastage in 24 hours. Everyone should concern and fix this issue on time.
- Using Toilet as a Bin
Many of you use toilet as a bin and flow the trash through flush. Have you ever thought how much gallons of water do you trash with waste materials? It is about 5 to 7 gallons which is too much if you value the water seriously. It is better to use bin for garbage, not toilets.
- Washing Face or Brushing Teeth
While washing face or brushing teeth, most of us keep the faucets running. If each family member does the same then you can guess how much you are wasting the water. In this case, if you turn off the faucet then you can conserve many gallons of water per day.
- Washing Dishes and Cutlery
Kitchen faucet is the most using unit and a center point of water wastage in the home. Dried dishes, plates and cutlery consume more water than the fresh ones. It is better to wash your dishes by hand when there is no crusted on food. Also, don’t forget to turn off the faucet while washing dishes. You can also install an electric tankless water heater instead of a tank water heater so you have hot water on demand in your kitchen.
- Watering to Plants and Lawn
Not every next home has lawn or yard in the world, but those who have big lawns should not let their lawns soaked. Watering your lawn timely once or twice a day is good, but soaking the lawn is obviously wastage of water.
- Washing Garages, Vehicles and Gates
Many people use pressure washers to wash the sidewalks, garages, gates even vehicles. Avoid using pressure washers because it is not only wasting water even if the pressure washer unit is electric then you are wasting electricity too. You can use broom to clean garages, clothe to clean gates and prefer waterless car wash to clean your vehicle.
Water saving effects on your utility bills, each home can save around 10 to 20 gallons per day if considered the water conservation tips discussed above. These 6 tips are the basic ones; you should consider yourself that what units you are having at home that consume water such as in-sink garbage disposals. They work better in huge amount of water. You can find such units’ alternatives, just as compost pile would be better to use if water concerned. And, low shower heads can be preferred to high shower heads.