Saving Money by Being Cautious
Most people don't mind a leaky faucet or pipe, as long as it is only a few drops there is nothing to worry about... right?
Actually, a leaky faucet can cause up to 7 gallons of water lost in one day.
Not only this, if there is a significant flow of water there can be at least 30 gallons of lost water. There also many programs that actually calculate how much water could be lost based on your estimations!
The problem with leaky/ faulty water pipes and faucets mean that there are long term problems with your materials!
Once a leak starts, the longer that the problem is not fixed the more the pipe endures water damage, and also your house.
-15,140 drips of water makes one gallon
- 4,000 drips make a whole liter
That is a whole gallon or liter wasted because of a dripping faucet.
It is about $20-60 to fix a leaky pipe or faucet if you call a professional, which seems like a lot money. But, in comparison a leaky pipe or faucet can cost anywhere from $100-$600 a month!
Make sure if you have a leaky pipe, or faucet or anything that is using unnecessary amounts of water you fix it immediately. Not only will this save money, but it will also conserve necessary water for your ohana or business.
But, wait there is more...
Running toilets can also be a huge money sucker! A running toilet on average wastes about 200 gallons in a eight hour time window. This means that a running toilet can cost about:
$75-$150 a month
And if your problems go unchecked, this can cause long term damage...
That's when you'll have to call us
We have seen faulty pipes break because of a simple issue, and from that extensive water damage to your business or home.
This can come in all shapes in sizes like damage to your dry wall, odor because of a water clean up, or even erosion if the problem has been occurring for a long and continuous time.
Not only this, but when you think about it...
Where does this water go? It isn't being consumer by you, or your constitutes.
----------> well it is going to your local water company, the only issue is that if there are enough leakages in the neighborhood, or community; that is a significant amount of water. Being additionally treated that has not been used, this may increase the general price of water. Many water treatment companies have also stated that leakages are one of the main reasons why water is being inflated.
So check on your pipes, take care of your running toilet, and leaky faucets/pipes. At the end of the day it will be easier for you, and you won't have to call us :)