Winter is coming and you can expect your water heating bill to go up. It takes more energy to heat water in the winter. Prepare now so you can save money.
Here are tips you can use to lower your water heating bill:
Measure Water Temperature and Consumption
Reducing your family’s water consumption is a great way to save money and resources. There are many ways to do this, but everyone in your household must be on board.
One way to reduce water consumption is to take shorter showers at lower temperatures.
By cutting your shower time down by even a minute or two, you can make a big difference.
Another way to reduce water consumption is to Fix any leaks in your plumbing.
Water Heater Maintenance
Try turning down the temperature of your water heating unit. Department of Energy recommends that you keep your unit somewhere around the 120 mark.
A lower temperature has numerous benefits including lower bills and avoiding dangerous scalding accidents involving kids.
Educate your family or roommates about the importance of water and temperature conservation. The effect conserving has on the monthly bills. Once everyone understands the need to save water, it will be much easier to make lasting changes.
Always have a professional inspect and make changes to your water heater and other housing plumbing units.
If something is wrong with your water heater in PA, make an appointment with Action Plumbing.