Going Green is defined as consciously making responsible decisions to better our environment. We are all familiar with the 3 common ways to help our planet; Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Going green with your plumbing is a great way to make your home more efficient and environmentally friendly. $$Going Green Will Save You Green$$!
Here are our tips on ways you can Go Green With Your Plumbing.
♻️ Replace Old Water Heater– Old outdated water heaters use up to 30% more energy when compared to a new energy star water tank. If you choose to upgrade to a tankless water heater the on-demand water heaters will save you even more. If you would like help weighing the pros and cons of a tankless water heater vs a traditional water heater, give us a call. One of our professionals would be more than happy to assist you.
♻️ Take Shorter Showers-Shorter showers lead to less water used which will lower your water and heating bill.
♻️ Install Low-Flow Showers and Faucets– Low-Flow shower heads and faucets can help reduce your water consumption by up to 60%.
♻️ Install Low-Flush Toilets– Low-Flush toilets can use 2-5 times less water per flush than a standard toilet.
♻️ Install Faucet Flow Reducer-Installing a faucet flow reducer is a great option if you don’t want to replace your entire faucet. The installation is simple and quick. They reducer fits on the end of your faucet. It can reduce water usage up to 40%.
♻️ Install A Home Leak Monitor/Alarm– We suggest placing the home leak monitors in your basement around your water heater, pipes, toilets plumbing fixtures etc., it will alert you as soon as it detects any water. This is a quick option. You would purchase an alarm from your local home improvement store. The sensor will sound an alarm if there is water around the area you have placed it. You must be home to hear it, it will not alert you if there is a power outage, you must remember to change batteries.
Another option, specifically for your sump pump, is a cellular pump alarm that we attach to your sump pump. These alarms are specific for your sump pump and alert you when there is water detection, issues with float switch, low temp sensor, any dry contact input, power outage alerts and it will even text you when the alarm has a low battery. Alerts are sent directly to your cell phone. Our professionals are standing by to answer any questions you have regarding our cellular alarms.
♻️ We Want To Help You Go Green With Your Plumbing– Give us a call 740-548-5453 for Free Estimates. Visit our website, www.emergencyplumbingservice.com, for a complete list of our services.