Our Top Tips For Saving Water in Your Home
Any plumber in the Sunshine Coast will tell you that there are plenty of ways to save water, and therefore save money. Here at O’Brien Plumbing Maroochydore, we are committed to helping you maintain a well-working plumbing system without going broke in the process.
Our fully qualified and licensed local Sunshine Coast plumbers can assist you with installations, repairs, and tips on how best to save water in your home or business.
With this in mind, here are our best tips for saving water.
Switch To More Water Efficient Toilets
Your toilets use approximately 30 percent of the water in your house. Older models require more water to flush properly, but newer models are created to flush using minimal amounts of water.
New models use around ⅓ of the water that older ones do, so swapping out the ones in your house can result in a significant water savings.
Take Shorter Showers
We’ve all lost track of time in the shower and ended up taking much longer than planned. Or simply just wanted to stand in the spray and relax after a hard day.
There’s something to be said for a long, hot shower, but you can save a lot of water by being more mindful and getting out a lot sooner. You can also change your current showerhead for a low flow model that helps cut back on the water you use while you take a shower.
Fix Leaks Right Away
Do you have a drippy faucet somewhere in your house? Or a toilet that runs constantly? This can lead to a huge loss of water every day, which is definitely costing you some money.
Whether it’s a leaking tap or something harder to locate, it’s best to have a professional plumber help as soon as possible. Having those leaks fixed will save loads of water and money on a daily basis. We use the latest in leak detection technology to help you figure out where the leak is happening and can fix it for you too.
Choose Water Efficient Appliances
This is certainly an investment, but new appliances, much like the toilets mentioned above, are designed to use less water than older ones so you can save quite a bit of water and money in the long run by making the investment now.
Look for energy-efficient appliances, including washing machines and dishwashers and add them to your home today. A hot water circulation pump heats water more quickly and can save you money as well since you won’t have to wait so long for your water to get hot.
Find Out More About Water Saving Options
At O’Brien Plumbing Maroochydore, our plumbers are as eager to help you save water as they are to look after your plumbing. Call us on (07) 5493 7330 if you have any questions and we’ll be happy to answer them or contact us online.