According to the EPA, showering sucks up about 17% of the water used in an average residential indoor property, contributing to 1.2 trillion gallons of water used annually in the United States alone. So you’re ready for an eco-friendlier solution, but how much water does a low-flow shower head – like those with a WaterSense seal – save?
Does it always feel like your house is freezing during the winter? You should be able to warm up with a fireplace or heating system, but they don’t always work if one or more problems are present. The good news is that it’s easy to locate, diagnose, and treat the reasons your home feels so cold all of the time.
Gardening is incredibly eco-conscious, but many people face the dilemma of rising water bills and using too much fresh water. As a result, some gardeners are switching to greywater, or water repurposed from showers, sinks, dishwashers, and so on. However, there’s a lot you should know before adding greywater to your garden.
All refrigerators have condenser coils underneath or behind the unit that condense the refrigerant and allow your fridge to cool. We know you’re always eager to do what you can for a greener household. But, like many homeowners, you may wonder if you can save on your energy bills if you clean these coils.
Spray foam insulation is relatively easy to apply. It’s designed to last several years, sometimes multiple decades. However, some homeowners want to remove this form of insulation to replace it with foam batts, boards, and other materials. You might be curious if you can remove this long-lasting, durable spray insulation from your home.