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How to Use Less Hot Water

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Everyone likes to use hot water, but no one likes to pay their high utility bill. There are ways to make sure your home is energy efficient, and making your utility bill as low as possible.

5 Ways to Save Hot Water

  1. Fix Plumbing Leaks. Leaks can be costly. Fixing them as soon as possible is the easiest way to make sure you are not wasting more water than needed. A leaky faucet creates unnecessary dollars added to your utility bill. Fix It All Plumbing can help identify and repair any leaks in your home.
  2. Install Low-Flow Fixtures. New faucets can save you up to 60% on your utility bill. These fixtures decrease the amount of water used in your sinks, bath tubs, and showers.
  3. Purchase a new water heater A new water heater can increase your energy efficiency. Also, having your water heater inspected can make sure your water heater is working properly.
  4. Insulate your hot water tank. Insulating your hot water tank preserves the heat in your water for maximum efficiency.
  5. Insulate 6 feet of the pipes leading up to your tank. You can get a professional to make sure your pipes are insulated properly as to avoid any damage to the tank or your home.

Blog Article by Kevin Sipes,
Master Plumber
Servicing the Greater Nashville Area