Home Water Savings Tip #439 – Inside – Turn Off Main Water Shutoff When Away On Vacation

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 439, Turn Main Tap Off When Away on Vacation. Interesting idea. Even when you are away, a minute amount of water is consumed by the hot water tank (if you have one), the toilets, etc. as water evaporates as well as any unknown water leaks. This also prevents against … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #415 – Inside – Check Basement Water Lines For Leaks

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 415, Check Water Lines or Pipes In Basement For Leaks. Not all leaking faucets drip water into the sink or tub; some will see that leaking water sneak its way down along the water line. If you have (which is why I am a big fan of) a drop ceiling in the basement, a … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #316 – Heating – Seal Gaps in Outside Wall

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 316, Seal Pipes & Electrical Gaps on Outside Walls. After only a few years, caulking around pipes on the outside of the house can start to shrink, leaving gaps through with cold air can enter the home. It is always a good idea to check these annually, and if need be … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #262 – Heating – Turn Off Heat During Day

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 262, Turn Off Heat During The Day. I do not recommend turning off the heat during the winter. Too many things unexpected things can occur. What if something happens to the switch to turn the heat back on? What if you are out for longer than you think or what if it gets … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Insulate Hot Water Pipes

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 380, Insulate Hot Water Pipes.Today a money saving water heating tip. If you insulate your hot water pipes then when the hot water travels from your water heater (of any type) to the faucet, it will lose less of its heat, causing you to use less. INSTALL COST … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip – Turn Down Water Heater Temperature When Away

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 370, Turn Down Water Heater Temperature When Away. Going on vacation or a business trip? Is anyone else going to be in your home? If not, turn down the temperature setting in the water heater way, way down or perhaps just to the pilot light (for those using natural gas … [Read more...]

Quick Home Winterizing Tips

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Last weekend I went around the house and checked to see if I had remembered to do the various winterizing tasks before we started to get snow outside. So, I thought I would provide the list of items I did in advance of winter in case some of them apply to you and you have not yet done same. Here, I am not referring to energy conservation related home winterizing tips. This are simple home maintenance as well as some of which are money saving tasks which should be done to avoid potential … [Read more...]

No Cost Home Heating Bill Savings & Conservation Tips – 1

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Editor's Note: To view the 500+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home we have collected, simply access our free home Energy Saving and Water Saving Guide, 2nd Edition Today, we would like to continue our review of the more than 500 home energy (electricity, heating, cooling, water heating, etc.) and clean water conservation ideas contained in our Energy Savings Guide by beginning to review the many suggestions for saving on your home's heating bill this winter which … [Read more...]

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