These days, we are familiar with the idea that designing a home in a certain way can help reduce the overall utility bills in the long-term as well as saving the planet. Moreover, now that certain areas of America have water shortages, some may feel they have no other choice but to design their home from the bottom up with environmentally friendly features in order to keep using water in the way they are accustomed. When you are building a new home, it is better to put certain features in the forefront of your design plan instead of trying to incorporate them later. A good example is designing a residential plumbing system that will save you water and money. To get a better idea of how building new house with water saving features is much easier than expected, keep reading.
A clean home is a happy home. There is nothing quite like the feeling of a freshly cleaned room. Crisp furniture, dusted shelves, and a shiny floor make any homeowner happy. Unfortunately, many homeowners pay a price for a home this clean. To have shiny floors means that your floors are kept clean. However, it is possible to keep your tiled, hardwood, epoxy flooring, and polished concrete floors clean without increasing your water bill. Just follow these few simple tricks.
Don’t rinse with running water.
The most obvious way to cut on water usage while cleaning your floors is to stop your faucet from running continuously. Sure, you could only turn the faucet on when you need to wet your rag or mop. However, the best way to cut down on usage is to simply fill a bucket with water. Of course, this idea may seem obvious, but sometimes it is easy to miss simple ideas. If so, no need to worry – just grab that bucket next time!=