Using a low-flow showerhead is a great way to lower your home’s water usage. Whether your reason for using this water-saving device is to help preserve natural resources for future generations, thus living a “green” lifestyle, or because you want to save money on your utilities is largely unimportant. At least in this context. Low-flow shower heads do help with water conservation, regardless of your motivation. However, if your goal in choosing a lower-gpm (gallons per minute) flowrate showerhead is strictly financial, meaning you want to spend less money on water, electric or gas bills, knowing exactly how much money you’re saving is pretty important. Continue reading
When you rent an apartment, your options for ‘DIY Home Improvement’ tasks are usually quite limited. While it goes with the territory, there are certain things — like if you have low water pressure in your apartment — that you would really like to fix. Low-pressure water problems in an apartment are bad enough for day-to-day kitchen activities, but it can pose a real problem for people who love our outright need a high-pressure shower.