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Reduce consumption - how to save on water in the home

Waste of water is one of the greatest transgressions of our time. Drought is plaguing the earth in general and for long periods of time, and ever-increasing water charges are adding to this. That is why many a family today is dealing with the situation of how to relieve nature a little by their own efforts and, if possible, to relieve their wallet a lot. There are many ways to do this in every household. We have a few tips on how to save money on water in the home.

How to save on bathroom water

  • Don't leave the water running unnecessarily - for example, when you're brushing your teeth, running water all the time is completely unnecessary. In just one minute, 5 litres of water can flow through the tap! Use a glass of water to rinse your mouth and moisten your toothbrush. Unnecessarily running water is often left by men when shaving.
  • Shorten your shower - yes, the feeling of beautiful relaxation when showering is certainly amazing. But if you cut your shower short by one minute, you'll save a considerable amount of water and feel just as good.
  • Bathe in the bath - if you fill the bath with a reasonable amount of water (not to the brim), the consumption is often lower than showering.
  • Check the taps for dew reducers. You can also use the reducer in the kitchen, where it can reduce consumption when rinsing dishes or food.
  • Prefer to use cool water when possible.
  • Wash your laundry in the washing machine after it has been filled.

How to save on toilet water

  • Set the amount of water needed to flush at the cistern.
  • Avoid unnecessary water leakage.
  • Don't use the toilet to flush impact, such as food, which you prefer to dispose of in the trash.

How to save on water in the kitchen

  • Use a sink faucet with water flow reduction (bubbling).
  • Do not wash dishes under running water. It is better to fill the basin. Better still, use dishwashers, but always after they are full.
  • Use only the necessary amount of water.
  • Heat the water for tea or coffee to the exact serving size, do not heat larger quantities.
  • Cook with a lid on and on a stove of the appropriate size for the size of the pot.
  • How to save water practically
  • Water with rainwater if possible.
  • In the garden, save water from the gutters to water plants.
  • Water the garden in the early evening when the sun does not affect the evaporation rate as much. Always wash garden furniture or children's toys, barrels, tools on the lawn so that the water used also has some benefit.