- Knowing how to turn-off your home’s water can help you avoid damages during an emergency
- Knowing where the shut-off valve is located is crucial when it comes to avoiding water damage
- In shutting-off the well water plumbing, it might be necessary for you to wait until the water pressure goes down
- Turning-off city water might require the use of a meter key
- Scientists say that fresh water only makes up 0.5% of the worlds water.
- Saving water can help you save money and can also give your family a more sustainable way of life.
- The toilet consumes as much as 27% of your household’s daily water use.
- You can use food dye so you can detect leaks on the toilet more easily.
- Fixing faucet leaks or placing aerators can help minimize your water consumption.
- Using the washing machine only when you have a full load can also help you cut back your water bill.
- Upgrading your bathroom does not have to be costly and it does not have to disrupt your house
- Before putting your house on the market, you can opt to give your bathroom a fresh coat of paint, new cabinets, and new hardware to make it more appealing to potential buyers
- Mold problems no matter how minor, are noted in the home inspection reports and it can discourage people from buying your house
- You should also replace old toilets and showers with eco-friendly ones so that you can save thousands of gallons of water each year
- Homeowners should know if their insurance policy covers sewer line replacements before problems happen
- According to a consumer advocacy group most policies do not cover repairs due to damage caused by wear and tear
- Although sewer backups occur suddenly, they may not be accidental in nature
- It might be possible however, to find independent insurance brokers who can provide you with a policy that includes sewer line replacements
- Rusty water means the water heater is failing
- Sediment in the water means the water heater is failing
- Leaking water is a sign of water heater failure