Water conservation is a hot topic for a few different reasons which are mainly environmental and financial. While water conservation can be a national issue, there are small ways that you can make a difference on the local level throughout the Southern Vancouver Island area. By making small changes to conserve water in your home, you can help reduce water usage which also saving money on your water bill! Give these 6 tips from our plumbers a try in your home.
Covering your pool while you are not using it helps to reduce evaporation and maintain the temperature of the water. By investing in a good pool cover, you can reduce the need for replacement water by over 50%! This will also reduce your heating costs and chemical costs if you have a chlorine pool.
Whether you are brushing your teeth, washing your hands, doing the dishes, or rinsing vegetables, be sure to turn off the tap while you are not actively using it. This sounds like the smallest change, but it can save a lot of water!Found a small leak or drip in your faucet or pipe? It may seem like a small drip, but if left unchecked leaks like these can waste huge amounts of water every year. The best thing to do is repair these leaks as soon as you find them (this will help reduce water damage in your home too!).
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