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How the Right Plumbing Fixtures Can Save the Planet and Your Budget

Many people only think about replacing their plumbing fixtures when something breaks and are then faced with unexpected costs that add up quickly. But what if we were to tell you that replacing your fixtures before they break could actually save you money and help reduce your carbon footprint? Here are a few reasons why the right type of plumbing fixtures can save you money and be eco-friendlier in terms of water waste.

Plumbing Fixtures to Save You Money

If you choose to upgrade your sink fixtures, you can increase the water efficiency on your taps. Efficient sink fixtures, such as flow controllers and aerators, can help you to reduce water usage and save you money on your water bill. Efficient showerheads can allow you to enjoy the long showers you love without running up your bills as well. Finally, low flow toilets are a great way to save money on your water bill every time you flush.

Eco-Friendly Plumbing Fixtures

Interestingly, the plumbing fixtures that save you money also often help save the planet. Some of the plumbing fixtures that give you the best of both worlds include tank-less water heating systems, low-flow toilets, water-saving faucets, and low-flow shower heads. With droughts occurring around the world and sustainability on the forefront of our minds, there's never been a better time to "go green." It's important to do a little research about the plumbing fixtures you're considering having installed, because not every type of modern fixture is eco-friendly. While many fixture manufacturers have begun to prioritize sustainability, not every company has followed suit. Understand how much water new plumbing fixtures will save, and buy products produced in eco-friendly ways as much as possible to lessen your environmental impact.

Quality Plumbing Counters from a Plumbing Wholesaler

A plumbing wholesaler that has your best interests at heart and the environment in mind, like Central Plumbing, can help advise you about plumbing counters to help you reach your design goals. Central Plumbing Specialties is direct wholesale distributor for all of your plumbing and heating supply needs, and your one-stop source for all things plumbing! Counter installation often requires plumbing adjustments, and it's important that the counters you are installing fit your current set-up. So give us a call to discuss your counter plans before installation to save you time and headaches down the road.

Is It Time to Upgrade?

Finally, there are certain times in life when it makes more sense to upgrade your plumbing fixtures than others. If your utility bills have been rising and getting out of control, it may make sense to consider an upgrade. An upgrade becomes a necessity if your taps are very old or leaking. And as a general rule, newer taps are more efficient than older ones and use significantly less water.

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