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Tips for Cutting Down on Your Home's Hot Water Usage

Last updated 4 years ago

Hot water is one of the greatest expenses on your monthly utility bill. By cutting down your home’s hot water usage, you will save money on your bills and reduce your environmental impact by consuming less water and less energy. Installing a tankless water heater is one great way to cut down on your hot water usage. Here are some more tips for reducing hot water usage in your home:

Repair Leaks

If your faucets, showerheads, or pipes leak hot water when they are not in use, this can significantly increase your home hot water usage. To reduce your home’s hot water usage, have a plumber fix your leaking appliances. With properly maintained fixtures, you will waste less hot water. If your water heater is leaking, you should have it replaced.

Install Water Saving Fixtures

Low-flow water fixtures will help you conserve hot water while still providing a comfortable amount of hot water for your use. When you purchase a new showerhead, federal regulations require that it have a flow rate of 2.5 gallons per minute or less. By installing water saving fixtures, you can cut your home water bill in half.

Invest In Energy Efficient Appliances

The energy consumed by appliances that use hot water makes up a large part of your hot water expenses. You can cut down on your hot water usage by installing energy efficient appliances such as dishwashers, clothes washers, and tankless water heaters. Because a tankless water heater is more energy efficient than a conventional water heater, you can save up to $100 each year on your bills.

Installing a tankless water heater is a great way to reduce your home’s hot water consumption. At Wholesale Tankless, Inc., we feature a fantastic selection of top quality tankless water heaters. Our water heater experts will help you select the perfect tankless heater to meet your home’s hot water needs. Call us at (877) 278-2253 to learn more about the benefits of converting to a tankless water heater system.

 

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