Many people know that it is important to save water, but they don’t know how. This blog post will give you tips on how to reduce your household’s water usage and maintain a healthy lifestyle while doing so!
The first thing I want to talk about is turning off the tap when brushing your teeth or washing dishes. Every time you turn the tap on, you are wasting gallons of precious water because most taps do not have an automatic shut-off mechanism.
Next up: take shorter showers! You should be showering for five minutes max (less if it’s really hot outside). That little bit of time can make a big difference in saving water.
Let’s talk about toilets! Many say ‘if it’s yellow, let it mellow. If it’s brown, flush it down.’ However, I’m here to tell you that if the water is not dark or murky then do NOT flush!
You should also be using energy star appliances when possible and turning off your dishwasher and clothes washer whenever they are full (or have a
Next up? Keep plants alive with less watering. This can be done by keeping them indoors and giving them at least one drink per day or using a drip irrigation system that waters them when needed.
Next up: turn off the water while you brush your teeth, shampoo/rinse hair, or shave! You should also be running dishwashers and washing machines only when they are full (or have a ‘smart’ setting). And don’t forget to use cold water for laundry and dishes if possible – it saves a lot of energy.
Last tip: if you have a pool, use saltwater! That way you can conserve water and the chemicals needed for pools are also cheaper.
In conclusion, there are many ways to save water in your home. These tips can help you do so while also being better off on the environment and your bank account!