4 Water Saving Tips for Cumming GA

4 Water Saving Tips for Cumming GA

For our friends and neighbors in Cumming GA, we wish to pass along four water saving tips today from Plumbing Repair Cumming. Yes, we learned the water bill is not nearly as high of a cost of the rest of ones overall energy expenses, but anything one can do to help conserve energy is an advantage we feel!

1. Install Pipe insulation: on both hot and cold pipes in crawlspaces, attic, and garages.

2. Set up water cost savings flow restrictor shower heads.  You can find these in a kit at your local hardware store for just a couple of dollars.Plumbing Repair Cumming

Here is a newer type that we recently noticed that has a lot of potential: the Oxijet.

Traditional flow restrictors reduce flow and pressure, whereas Oxijet uses the flow energy to draw air into the water stream, making the water droplets hollow… This expands the volume of the shower stream, meaning you can save the same amount of water, while still enjoying your shower. (read more…)

There is a great video on the above website on how the Oxijet works.

3. Lower the Thermostat on Your Hot Water Heater: An easy way to save energy is to reduce the thermostat on your hot water heater to 120 degrees.

 

4. Set up Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures: Installing low-flow faucets and fixtures that can greatly reduce your water usage and expenses.  The following video shares some ways that the NFL has been using not just water saving means to conserve energy but is working to save on as such energy waste as possible.

Don’t be reluctant to call us with any questions you could have. We likewise welcome you to read our post on The Affects of Water Pressure on Plumbing.

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