Although a lot of the energy efficiency efforts tend to be focused on saving on electricity bills, you can also save a lot of money on your water bill and save water, too, with only a few simple steps. Many people are wasting water without even knowing it; here are some easy ways to find out if you are among them, and what to do about it. Dripping Faucets, Leaking Toilets Even a slow drip or leak from a faucet or toilet can add up to wasted water and higher bills. The worst part is you may not even know you have one. Faucet drips are usually easily detected because of the dripping sound you will hear or the drops you will notice falling from the tap. They are often easy to fix, too; sometimes just tightening a bolt is all it takes! Leaking toilets, however, are not always so obvious. If your toiler runs even occasionally, you may have a leak that is going undetected. There is a simple test you can perform to check for a leak, and it is worth doing even if you have not noticed the toilet running at all. Small dye tablets are available […]
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