Home Water Savings Tip #470 – Inside – Don’t Use Water To Defrost Frozen Food

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 470, Do Not Use Water To Defrost Frozen Food.  I am as guilty of doing this as anyone. I forget to plan dinners in sufficient time, forcing me to quickly defrost food. Simply plan just a little better and just a little more in advance and you won't need to use water to … [Read more...]

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 #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 #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 #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 #463 – Inside – Match Water Level To Laundry Load

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 463, Match Water Level To Laundry Load. Always try to do only full laundry loads. Yet, if you must wash a small amount of clothes in your clothes washing machine, don't forget to reduce the amount of water used in that load. This also lets you use less detergent and … [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 #460 – Inside – Listen For Running Toilets To Repair

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 460, Listen For Running Toilets To Repair . How do you know if one of your home's toilets is leaking inside? One way is simply to listen. Every so often poke your head into each of your bathrooms and quietly listen. If you hear any water like sounds, you have discovered … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #459 – Inside – Use Water From Meal Glasses For Plants

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 459, Use Water From Meal Glasses For Plants. Just as pouring unused water from a water bottle down the drain wastes clean water, so does doing the same thing with left over water from a glass. So, once lunch or dinner is done, take that water glass and pour the left over … [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...]

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