Home Water Savings Tip #469 – Inside – Use Water From Boiled/Steamed Veggies as Broth

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 469, Use Water From Boiled/Steamed Veggies As Broth. My mom is famous for doing this...as was at least one visitor to DailyHomeRenoTips.com who recommended this great water saving tip to us. Why throw that delicious high nutrient filled water down the drain? Use it to … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #468 – Inside – Use Bath Towels Multiple Times Before Washing

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 468, Use Bath Towels Multiple Times Before Washing. There is, typically, no need to wash bath towels after every single bath or shower. Simply hang them up to dry properly and you can use them again. Heck, if you hang them properly on towel racks (not on the floor!) … [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 #456 – Inside – Install Toilet Tank Bladder

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 456, Install Bladder Inside Toilet Tank. This is for the same reason as the earlier tip on placing a brick inside the toilet tank or the other tip about simply adjusting the water level inside. The goal is to reduce the amount of water in the tank what will be used to … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #455 – Inside – Install Low Flow Toilets

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 455, Install Low Flow Toilets. Absolutely! No question. Low flow toilets are designed to need less water to properly flush. It will save you a lot of clean water and money at the same time. Get one. Many municipalities offer rebate programs from time to time. Get one … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #453 – Inside – Use Electric Razor

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 453, Use Electric Razor (no water). Yes. The down side is that they use electricity which for many of American households is provided by coal burning plants (significant relative air pollution) or natural gas based electric generating stations (consumption of a non-renewable … [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...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #204 – Weather Stripping For Windows

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 204, Weather Stripping For Windows. This inexpensive material is of course useful to eliminate gaps through which hot air can enter from the outside and air cooled by your A/C unit can escape. INSTALL COST - Cheap INSTALL COMPLEXITY - Simple FREQUENCY - One Time FINANCIAL … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #203 – Weather Stripping Inside Electric Panel Cabinet Doors

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 203, Weather Stripping Inside Electrical Panel Cabinet Doors. If you have a cabinet encasing your electrical panel, you should consider using weather stripping to seal any air leaks. We used this to stop a lot of air leaks and keep the cooled air inside the house. INSTALL … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #202 – Inside Door Draft Stoppers

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 202 , Inside Door Draft Stoppers, are useful at the bottom of interior doors for rooms you do not use very much. Even with closing the door to rooms which are little used to stop cooled air from your air conditioner from entering, this cooled air can still go through the … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #201 – Strippable Caulking On Attic Door

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 201 , Strippable Caulking On The Attic Opening).Just as you use caulking around window frames outside the house to stop hot air from entering so should you around your interior access area to your attic. We use the strippable type of caulking so we can easily remove it if … [Read more...]

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