Saving water can lower your utility bills, help the environment by preserving natural resources, and extend your septic system’s life or avoid an increase in your sewer rates. Using less hot water will help you save energy as well. To conserve water in your Shreveport, Louisiana, home, you should upgrade your appliances, add efficient fixtures, and look for leaks.
Upgrading Your Appliances
Washing your dishes by hand takes more time and water than using a dishwasher. If you don’t have a dishwasher, you can save money and increase the value of your home by having one installed. Replacing an older water heater can help you save as well. A tankless water heater only works while your hot water is on. It doesn’t waste energy storing hot water or keeping it warm, and it uses less space than conventional water heaters.
Adding Efficient Fixtures
Add faucet aerators to the sinks in your kitchen and bathrooms to make your water pressure seem higher. That way, you can save water when you wash your hands, brush your teeth, and take care of other routine tasks. You should also replace your shower heads with low-flow models.
Looking for Leaks
Learn how to read your home’s water meter so that you can find and repair any water leaks quickly. Look for leaky faucets, dripping pipes under sinks, running toilets, or broken water heaters. Excess moisture could cause bad smells or stains on your ceilings, walls, or floors from biological growth. If you can’t find the source of your leak, contact a professional like Pioneer Comfort Systems for a quick, professional repair. Even a problem that seems minor can cause severe damage without proper maintenance.
Pioneer Comfort Systems has over 55 years of heating, air conditioning, and plumbing experience. We can help you keep your home in excellent condition and conserve water. For outstanding, friendly service, call us anytime at 318-795-8000. We care for our customers, and we always get the job done right the first time.
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