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 #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 #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 #452 – Inside – Fix Internal Toilet 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 452, Fix Internal Toilet Leaks. We have had a couple of these now. While there is no visible leaks on the outside of the toilet or the piping, you can hear the water constantly running when there is an internal toilet leak. Fix it, as there is no way to capture the leaking … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #449 – Inside – Put Bottle of Water in Toilet Tank

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 449, Put Bottle of Water in Toilet Tank.Wait. There is already water inside the toilet tank,right? Why put a bottle of water in the water? Well, some folks told us that they use this tactic to reduce the amount of water used by the toilet with each flush. Again, I … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #445 – Inside – Place Brick In Toilet Tank

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 445, Put Left Over Brick in Toilet Tank. The theory is that one does not need as much water in the toilet tank for most flushes. By placing a brick inside the toilet tank, it takes up room that would otherwise be constantly refilled by fresh water after each flush. A lot … [Read more...]

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 #437 – Inside – Know Where Main Water Shutoff Valve Is Located

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 437,  Know Where Main Water Shutoff Valve is Located, in case you need to turn off the water completely in your home in a hurry so you don’t waste any fresh water due to a major water leak. Right now, could you tell me where the main water shut off valve is in your … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #436 – Inside – Reduce Toilet Tank Water Level

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 436, Reduce Toilet Tank Water Level. Some people prefer to put things (e.g. bricks) in a toilet tank to reduce the amount of water used for each flush. However, every type of toilet tank we have ever had always had an ability to manually adjust the setting for how much … [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...]

Home Water Savings Tip #417 – Inside – Flush Toilet Only When Necessary

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 417, Flush Toilet Only When Necessary. We received many suggestions on this same idea. Many people gave us the axiom, if its yellow, mellow … if its brown, flush it down. While is this a pretty personal hygiene related preference, you get the idea. INSTALL COST - … [Read more...]

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