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If you are looking for ways to cut back household or business water and energy expenses, a great way to achieve this is by purchasing a new refrigerator, dishwasher, or clothing washing machine. There are many environmental advantages to “going green” by updating your appliances and the savings you will obtain may even allow you to pay off your the purchase costs within just a couple of years. Beside’s saving money on your monthly energy and water bills, you may also be eligible for rebates, tax refunds, and state incentives that could be potentially available to you. Another advantage to upgrading your older household appliances is that it will help cut back on the pollution that they could potentially be creating. When you purchase Energy Star products, you are contributing to impede global warming and advocate cleaner oxygen. Your new appliances will also allow you to operate at a more efficient capacity.

Connecticut Plumbing & Water saving tips

Every time you utilize a faucet, flush your toilet, turn on the garden hose, take a shower, ect., you are receiving an added expense of water being routed to your home or business. Running water is something that most Connecticut residents don’t consider when attempting to cut costs. However, if you pay close attention to your water bill, you understand that it is possible to have a substantial effect on the overall amount of your bill by under-taking few simple measures. We often speak to customers in the Stamford, Connecticut area who believe that it is difficult to conserve water in their homes or businesses. We tell our customers that by following the following water saving tips, they can help to significantly cut down your water bill, while simultaneously making a positive impact on the environment.

  1. Toilet Leaks: Toilet leaks are typically noiseless and hidden, which will allow water leaking to be undiscovered for a lengthy stretch of time. A consistent toilet leak can squander over one-hundred and fifty gallons of water in a single day, which is why it very important to be able to locate the link and perform regular preventative maintenance on your pluming. Here at Schede Plumbing and Heating, we utilize electronic water-leak testing, or electronic detection, of underground piping or plumbing to accurately locate the source of water leaks without expensive excavation or replacement. Our techniques and equipment can accurately locate even the smallest leak or pipe defect.
  2. Baths and Showers: You can save water in the shower and bath by installing specialty devices on your faucet and shower head, such as a low-flow shower head, water flow regulator, or a cut off valve, which will allow you to turn off the water at the faucet or shower head, while you apply cleansing products to yourself. If you are taking a bath, you can minimize water use by initially closing the drain and filling up the tub less than half way. The introductory cold water will be offset by the following warm water as the tub fills up.
  3. Saving Water with Dishwashers: The best way to perform water saving measures for dishwasher use is to only wash full loads. If you are upgrading your dishwasher, be sure you purchase Energy Star products for maximum efficiency. It is vital to repair any potential leaks you may experience in a quick manner. You can preform preventative measures by inspecting all of the piping and connections within your dishwasher to ensure that everything is successfully connected and dry.
  4. Washing Machine Tips: You can cut back on water-usage by utilizing the numerous settings for water volume to choose the lowest amount per load of laundry. You can perform small wash cycles for delicately stained loads. Normal and permanent press wash cycles utilize additional amounts water.

Don’t allow the snow filled days and cold nights of the Connecticut winter divert you from conserving water this winter season. Reports from the Environmental Protection Agency, have indicated that the typical household in the United States uses a astonishing 425 gallons of water during the coarse of a single day. If you follow a few water saving tips, you can drastically cut back on the amount of water that is utilized in your household, which will lead to lowering your monthly bills and promoting positive environmental impact simultaneously.

Schede Plumbing and Heating provides drainage repair, hot water heater installation and maintenance services, tankless water heaters, generators, air conditioning, general pluming repairs and installations, new construction, well pumps, and general heating installation and repair services. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut and New York: Fairfield, Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Rye. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!