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 #418 – Inside – Don’t Use Toilets As A Waste Basket

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 418, Don’t Use Toilets As Waste Basket. Absolutely, that is what waste baskets are for. Every time you flush the toilet just to get rid of something that could go in the waste basket you are literally flushing money (and a scarce resource) down the drain. This is true … [Read more...]

Internal Toilet Leak – Part 2 – A New Part

Flush Tower

In Part 1 we identified that we had in internal leak in our less than 1 year old low-flow 6 Litre American Standard Champion toilet. From our investigation it was caused by the seal on the gasket which stops the water from leaving the tank. Once in a while it might have some debris preventing it from completely sealing. However, we checked and no such luck. Now, the nice things about toilets from American Standard is that they have a 10 year warranty. Other manufacturers might as well, I … [Read more...]

Internal Toilet Leak – Part 1 – There It Goes Again

American Standard Champion Toilet 1

Those of you who are regular visitors to DailyHomeRenoTips.com know all about our water leak issue in the basement ceiling and how it was caused by improper installation of the flow in our en suite shower. In fact you know that we wrote an entire series of articles on it (there was so much to tell). So, you know that by now we are pretty gun shy when it comes to water leaks. A few weeks ago we started to notice that the water was going on and off inside the house by itself. Now, this in … [Read more...]

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