Home Water Savings Tip #466 – Inside – Having Everything Ready Before Starting 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 466, Have Everything Ready Before Starting Your Shower. We know that you do not turn on your shower and then leave to go get your towel, shampoo, soap, etc.? Or do you? Having everything ready before you turn on the shower means you will be ready to do when the water … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #465 – Inside – Use Lettuce Spinner vs Washing Under Faucet

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 465, Use a Lettuce Spinner vs Washing Your Lettuce Under a Faucet. Yes, you need to clean all fruits and vegetables you buy before eating them. When it comes to lettuce, use what I call a lettuce spinner. It uses just a little water to clean the amount of lettuce you place … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #461 – Inside – Scrape All Paint Off Paint Brushes Before Cleaning

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 461, Scrape Paint Off Paint Brushes Before Cleaning. For me painting is not fun. Yet, whether you like or dislike painting once you do you will need to clean the paint out of the brushes. You can simply place them under a faucet of running warm water. Or, you can first … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #458 – Inside – Wash Dishes in Basin In Sink vs 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 458, Wash Dishes in Basin In Sink vs Sink. Hand washing dishes uses less water and less hot water than using a dishwasher. Using a wash basin or tub is even more water efficient. Why? Well, once you finish washing your dishes you can use the left over water to water your … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #451 – Inside – Install Water Saver Disks

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 451, Install Water Saver Disks. I have to be honest. This is another suggestion submitted to us. I’m not really sure how these are any better than aerators on faucets which is what I am used to using to reduce the amount of water used from faucets and shower heads. … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #450 – Inside – Install Aerators on All Faucets

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 450, Install Aerators on All Faucets. I guess I have been pretty fortunate as I have always, as long as I can remember, had faucets in our homes which came with aerators to add air to the water coming out and thus reduce the amount of actual clean water being used. … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #424 – Inside – Do Not Turn Tap On Full

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 424, Do Not Turn Tap On Full. Great idea for every time we use a faucet in the house to wash our hands and face, rinse fruits and vegetables, etc. Simply turning the tap on say half way will still do the job usually in the same amount of time yet save you half the fresh … [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 #408 – Inside – Turn Off Water While Shampooing 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 408, Turn of the Faucet While Shampooing Your Hair In The  Shower. This one could be a bit more challenging in that if you are shampooing, how will you find the On switch for your shower with your eye’s closed? Yet, practice makes perfect, especially when it is your … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #407 – Inside – Turn Off Water While Lathering 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 407, Turn of the Faucet While Lathering In Shower. I never thought about this before. Bit it makes sense. Sure the hot water feels nice against the skin during the shower. However, what price comfort? Yet, just think of all that money going down the drain as you soap … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #406 – Inside – Turn Off Water When Shaving Legs 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 406, Turn of the Faucet While Shaving Legs In Shower. Ladies, this one was submitted to me by several people. Would this work for you? The same rationale as that used in tip #405. Save water, save hot water and a double money saving tip! INSTALL COST - Free INSTALL … [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...]

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