Home Water Savings Tip #426 – Inside – Collect Dripping Tap Water Until Leak Fixed

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 426, Collect Dripping Water Until Leak Fixed. Of course, fix a leaking faucet as soon as possible, but it is not always possible to fix leaks right a way … life happens. So, put a cup to catch the dripping water and use it to water your indoor and outdoor plants until … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #421 – Inside – Use Bucket in Sink to Catch Warm-up Water

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 421, Use Bucket in Sink to Catch Warm-up Water. What is good enough for the shower is also sufficiently good for the sink. Sure, you might want to replace the bucket with a plastic cup, yet the principle is the same. If you need hot water from the faucet in your sink, why … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #405 – Inside – Turn Off Water When Shaving Face In Shower

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 405, Turn of the Faucet While Shaving Face In Shower. Some men prefer to shave in the shower. Me, I prefer to shave my face over the bathroom sink. Personal preference. However, if this includes you, consider turning off the shower when you are shaving if you don’t have … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #403 – Inside – Turn Off Water When Washing Your Hair In The Sink

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 403, Turn of the Faucet While Washing Your Hair In The Sink. Yes, a very useful tip to save lots of clean water if you wash your hair in the bathroom or other room sink. When you are ‘lathering’, turn the water off. When you are ready to rinse, then turn the tap back … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #402 – Inside – Turn Off Water When Washing Your Face

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 402, Turn of the Faucet While Washing Your Face. If you need to wash your face in the bathroom sink consider turning off the water faucet after you have wet your face and then don't turn it on again until your face is nice and soapy. This could save you a lot of cold clean … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #46 – Turn Off Lights When Leaving House

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 46, Turn Off Lights When Leaving House. I know, it’s simple and overly obvious. Get into the habit of checking throughout the home that all lights have been turned off before you jump in the car or walk to the park or bus stop. It doesn’t take much except a new habit. … [Read more...]

We Have A Winner

... yet two interesting aspects came out from our $200 Home Depot Gift Card giveaway. If you recall, the past three weeks has seen us host this giveaway where one could enter an unlimited number of times. The only stipulation was that each entry contain a different way to conserve energy or clean water in a typical bathroom in a home (house or apartment). Why? Well, as you may recall our free Home Energy and Water Saving Guide was created from prior giveaways on our site in the same … [Read more...]

Home Depot $200 eGift Card Giveaway Ends Today

Hurry. Better hurry. If you want a chance at winning a $200 Home Depot eGift card to use however you want, then use the form below to enter as many times as you want in our Home Depot Bathroom Makeover $200 eGift Card giveaway. Remember, each entry you make must have a different way to reduce the amount of water used in a bathroom in a home or to reduce the amount of energy (electricity, water heating, etc.) again in a bathroom in a home (house or apartment). Not sure what you can do … [Read more...]

Last Week – Home Depot $200 Gift Card Giveaway

Just 7 days left in our Home Depot Gift Card giveaway; a $200 Home Depot Gift Card. Sure, all of the giveaway details can be found here in our original posting about the Home Depot Bathroom Makeover giveaway. Yet, here is the bottom line. Even with today being Super Bowl Sunday, the Packers vs the Steelers, why not take a few minutes before all of the Super Bowl hooplah begins, before the hours and hours of pre-game coverage, and make a few entries to win the $200 Home Depot Gift … [Read more...]

Completing Pivoting Toilet Paper Holder Installation

First Primer Coat Applied to Wall Repair

The past week or so we have written and shown with many pictures how easy it is to install a toilet paper holder. And, it is actually easier to install a pivoting toilet paper holder because once anchored to the wall, you can lift the bar between the two ends to repair any minor damage to the wall in behind the bathroom accessory. Today we finish the job. Here is where we left things with our new Moen Banbury Pivoting Toilet Paper holder in the brushed nickel finish which we purchased at … [Read more...]

Repairing Drywall Around New Pivoting Toilet Paper Holder

Potty Room

The past three articles in this short series on our new pivoting toilet paper holder has seen us reach the point where it is installed on the wall of our en suite potty room. We obtained the new toilet paper holder, the type where it is super easy to remove and replace the roll of toilet paper, during The Home Depot's  Renew and Redo Your Bath event. You can participate first if you want by entering our giveaway contest for a change to win your own $200 Home Depot Gift Card. Now, this is … [Read more...]

Home Depot Renew and Redo Your Bath Gift Card Giveaway – 2 Weeks Left

Quick note today. There are only two weeks left for you to enter our $200 Home Depot Renew and Redo Gift Card giveaway. The Home Depot currently has a bathroom renovation promotion throughout each store in the United States, yet this giveaway is open to residents of both the United States and Canada. As part of this promotion they have provided us with a $200 Home Depot Gift Card to give away to one of our site's visitors. The key to this giveaway? You can enter as many times as … [Read more...]

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