While some of these easy ways to reduce your water usage may seem trivial; when applied to everyday life, it’s incredible just how much of a difference they can make!
January is often a tough time for many people, with Christmas having cost rather more than they would usually spend. So, this blog aims to. give you some really helpful tips on how to save money on your water bill and keep track of those pennies.
Before you try and put these tips into action, it’s really worth looking at the way you pay your water bill. Depending on where you live, it could be really beneficial to be on a water meter as opposed to being charged per month. You can find water usage calculators on many websites to see if making a switch could be worthwhile.
Whichever option you decide is best for you, the following steps will definitely help you save money in the long run. By reducing your water bills, you’ll find you’ll have spare cash for paying other bills, or even a nice new car or holiday! Take a look:
1. Fix Leaky Taps
Make sure you take note of a leaking tap and don’t just leave it. Ask a plumber to come around and inspect if you are concerned that it may be a bigger issue. By taking the time and money to fix the problem early on, you are saving money in the long run.
2. Tap Off While Brushing Teeth
It may seem simple but turn your tap off whilst brushing your teeth. You’d be surprised at how much water you are wasting daily by leaving the tap on. Better yet, brush your teeth whilst you’re in the shower!
3. Only Do Full Washes
Get into the habit of only doing full washes. It’s tempting to put a wash on as part of your weekly routine, but make sure you’re being efficient with it!
4. Dishwasher Over Hand Washing
Many of us have a dishwasher installed but ensure you are fully stacking the dishwasher before putting it on and avoid hand washing items. A full dishwasher cycle uses more water than you might imagine so again, it’s important to consider being as efficient with this as you can.
These simple tips can really make a difference to the cost of your water bill, not to mention you’re being more environmentally friendly, so try to get into good practice! If you’d like to learn more, please do get in touch.