Appliances in Your Home that Waste Water

Appliances in Your Home that Waste Water

If you are a homeowner of a Columbia home, you likely are aware of the amount of water that your household is consuming on the regular basis and you likely are also trying to cut down on that as much as possible.

It is great to be aware of the appliances in your home that may be using more water than necessary and to make upgrades if possible. The reality is there are a ton of things in our homes that are using far too much water, which not only is draining on the environment, but is also draining a hole in your pocket as well. Here are some of the biggest water wasters in the home.

Older Toilets

The newer toilets that are on the market today have cut down on the amount of water that they use, but older models waste a considerable amount of water.

Older model toilets can flush more than a few extra gallons each and every time you flush the toilet, which can add up to huge numbers when you consider how many times a family may flush a toilet over the span of a month or even a year.

Contacting a company to help you with an upgrade on the toilets in your Columbia house will not only cut down on your monthly bill, depleting the overall cost of the upgrades in the first place, but you will be doing a great thing for the environment as well.

Washing Machines

Top loader washing machines are notorious for using more water than is necessary. While it is true that the majority of people still use top loading washer machines, front loading machines use a lot less water, but you have to keep in mind that these are newer models and a lot of people simply do not have the financial means to buy these types of washing machines.

However, this does not change the fact that they waste dozens of gallons of water with each and every load.

Shower Faucets

There is no question that taking a long shower wastes a lot of water, but if you are using an outdated shower head, there is a good chance that you are using way too much water.

The newer model shower heads that have been constructed with the green movement in mind, put out significantly less water and save you a ton of money in the long run and are fairly inexpensive to purchase.

Now more than ever, conservation doesn’t require a lifestyle change! Call the professionals of Plumbing Solutions LLC at (803) 513-5749 to
see how easy it is to conserve water in your Columbia, SC home.