We are currently in the middle of the EPA's ninth annual Fix a Leak Week, taking place March 20 through 26, 2017, encouraging homeowners to seek out and fix water leaks, saving precious water and increasing water efficiency. Household leaks in the United States can waste over one trillion gallons of water nationwide per year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This year during Fix a Leak Week, Delta Faucet Company, a 2016 WaterSense® Sustained Excell
There is a quick and easy way to save money on your heating costs and conserve energy… insulate your home or business’s hot water pipes. We outlined the steps to take to get the job done right below. Did you know your hot water pipes radiate enough #heat to add unnecessary costs to your energy bills? A great solution is to insulate your pipes to reduce heat loss and raise the temperature of the water by 2 to 4°F. That means you won’t have to wait as long for your water to get
Winter is here, and it's chilly out there. Unfortunately, the bitter cold can lead to some problems for your home's plumbing. Here are some suggestions on things you can do to protect your home, which can end up saving you money in the long run.
The cold can lead to frozen pipes. Experts say garden hoses can be a leading cause since ice can build up inside. So don't forget to disconnect hoses from outside faucets.
Any water piping in the elements can also freeze. A simple