Monthly Archives: November 2009

What Is Your Water Footprint?

November 27th, 2009|

Knowing what your carbon footprint is isn’t the only way to start conserving. Knowing your water footprint can also help you learn more about your home water usage, and begin to look for ways to conserve. Let’s start by asking the question, “how much water do use on average every day?” […]

Toilet Water

November 25th, 2009|

What’s the easiest way to reduce your water footprint? Think toilet water. Flush toilets aren’t new; the first patent for a flushing toilet was issued to Alexander Cummings in 1775. Every home has one (or more), and it’s something we simply can’t live without. Yet with all the talk about water […]

Top 7 Do It Yourself Plumbing Projects

November 21st, 2009|

Times are tough all over. Instead of replacing home items with newer models, you may be joining millions of other homeowners and start thinking of a do it yourself project instead. The top 7 do it yourself plumbing projects are: 1. Fixing a leaking showerhead 2. Fixing a […]

Water Conservation – 10 Tips To Conserve Water In Your Kitchen

November 19th, 2009|

1. Conserve water when washing dishes by hand by filling up both sink basins with water. Wash in one; rinse in the other. If you only have one basin, wash several dishes before you rinse. 2. Scrape plates, pots and pans into a compost or the trash rather than rinsing with water. […]

Water Heater Comparisons

November 13th, 2009|

Want to conserve more energy in your home? Replacing toilets and faucets, and buying energy efficient appliances is a great start. But don’t forget about your water heater. Up to 25 percent of each energy dollar you spend within your home goes to heating water. Today’s water heaters are a lot more energy […]

Water Heater Problems

November 12th, 2009|

One of the most widely used appliances in your home is your hot water heater. From washing your hands to running a load of laundry, having warm water available all the time tends to be something we take for granted. So when your water heater has problems, it can make a significant […]

Plumbing Consulting – When Is It Right For You?

November 6th, 2009|

Thinking of making a change in your home? Maybe it’s time to talk with a plumbing consulting company to find out more about new technologies, and ways to make your home even more efficient.

Plumbing consultants are plumbing experts that can guide you into the right direction with your plumbing needs. They can help you with:

Performing […]

7 Plumbing Tips To Avoid Problems During The Holidays

November 5th, 2009|

Once again the holidays are upon us. And with the holidays means more time at home, cooking for family and friends, dinner parties and potlucks. With extra cooking and more time at home means more potential for problems you’re your plumbing. Here are 7 Plumbing Tips to help you avoid problems […]