Tips To Save Water

Save $$ on your water bill

There are several ways in which you can save water in your home and/or business. The good news is that after making these changes, they will come naturally to you and also be great for the environment.

Our top ten tips to save water:

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1. Dripping taps are a common household annoyance and mean a higher water bill. Contact Oceanside Services today to fix this issue;

2. Turn off the water while brushing your teeth – a standard bathroom tap uses up to 10 litres of water per minute;

3. Purchasing water-efficient shower heads – this can save  you up to 18 litres of water a minute;

4. Don’t shower longer than 3 minutes. If you feel the need to have a long hot or cold shower, jump in the bath instead;

5. Use watering cans to water your plants, or if you’re lucky enough, Mother Nature will do it for you;

6. If you want to wash your car, make sure you either use a bucket, or go to the car wash that utilizes recycled water;

7. Check for leaks in taps, pipes and dishwasher hoses, remember, one leaking tap can waste more than 2,000 litres of water a month;

8. Encourage your family, friends and neighbours to be part of a water-conscious community. If you all work together it’ll be much easier to spot any issues there may be around the house;

9. Installing a rain water tank – There are many designs and sizes available to suit almost every space and style, and the water’s free;

10. Minimize the use of your kitchen sink garbage disposal by putting vegetable and fruit left overs in a compost, and throw the rest away in the bin.

Saving water can be easy, you simply have to learn how to change some of your habits that you’ve become so accustomed to. Call Oceanside Services on 07 5520 7100 and start saving today!