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 #467 – Inside – Use Compost or Green Bin, Not Sink Garbarator

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 467, Use Compost or Green Bin, Not Sink Garbarator. These devices can be addictively convenient. There you are, near the sink and trying to put a plate in the dishwasher. It can be more convenient to simply scrape the food scraps off the plate into the sink's … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #464 – Inside – Know How Much Water Indoor Plant Needs

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 464, Know How Much Water Your Indoor Plants Need. Not only will you waste money by over watering indoor plants, but you will also run the risk of causing damage to them. You wouldn't water a cactus plant every day would you? Well, each plant has its own unique watering … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #462 – Inside – Put Food Coloring in Toilet Tank; Leak If Into Toilet

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 462, Find a Leaking Toilet By Putting Food Coloring In The Toilet Tank. Another way to find if a toilet of yours is leaking water internally is to place food coloring into the toilet's tank. If you have a really slow leak you might not hear anything. Yet, if you see food … [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 #457 – Inside – Install Automatic Faucet Sensors

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 457, Install Automatic Faucet Sensors. We actually did this within our home. One of our family members has special needs. So, to make her life easier we installed an automatic sensor faucet so she would not have to manually turn the water on and off. From a water … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #454 – Inside – Front Loading Clothes Washing Machine

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 454, Front Loading Clothes Washing Machine. Again, these devices use less water than top loading clothes washing machines. They have been around since ‘forever’ in other parts of the world and in North America their cost is almost the same as for a good top … [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...]

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