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Save Money & The Environment During Daylight Savings Time

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One of the best things about Daylight Savings is that there are more hours of light during the day. It’s so nice to have more hours of light after the winter when the days are short and so dark. The one disadvantage of Daylight Savings time is that a lot of people use more water during the longer days.

Whether you realize it or not, the hour change could have you put more wear and tear on your plumbing system. Below we are going to give you some advice on how you can save on your energy bill, save water, and help the environment.

Start Daylight Savings With Energy Savings

Looking for a way to celebrate Daylight Savings? One of the best ways that you can do this is with saving on your energy bills. It’s easier than you think, and below are some ways that you can do it.

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  • Replace your bulbs with new ones.
  • Get energy efficient appliances.
  • Turn off lights when not in the room.
  • Get a smart thermostat.
  • Get windows that are energy efficient.
  • Upgrade your home’s HVAC system.

Yes, chances are that some of these replacements are going to be expensive up front. However, the amount of money that you save in your energy bills can more than make up for it.

Save Water When The Days Are Longer

A lot of people use more water when the days are longer. After all, the days are long and warm, and the time is right for washing cars, filling pools, and watering the lawn and garden. But it’s important that you also are careful about your water use.

savewaterBelow are some tips you can use to watch your water use.

  • Water in the evening.
  • Put water in the sink when you shave or wash and use it rather than running the water.
  • Install a low-flush toilet.
  • Take showers, not baths.
  • Fill your washer and dishwasher before running it.

Why Going Green is Smart

If you are looking for a way to make a positive impact on the environment and to do something good for you and your family, doing your part to conserve water and energy is a good place to start. Below are some benefits of going green and worrying about the environment.

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  • Save money on electricity.
  • Save money on water.
  • Have healthier air to breathe.
  • Reduces your carbon footprint.
  • Saving the environment.
  • Saving money by growing your own food.
  • Healthier food by growing your own.

These are some of the advantages you have of going green. You’ll save money, save the environment and be healthier. If you are excited about having more hours of light and the warmer weather, you will be even more excited about saving money with lowering your electric bill and your water bill.

Not only will it help you and help you save money, but it also is going to help the environment and help your plumbing. If you have any questions, get in touch with us and we can give you some more advice on saving money and helping your plumbing system.