- Experienced dispatchers to answer your call
- Fully insured, bonded, and licensed personnel
- Neat, uniformed professionals
- A clean workplace after we are gone
Saving Energy & Water ~ Saving you Money
Boss Plumbing, the Beverlywood Plumber, has been serving Southern California since 1989 and knows how to save you money. The sound of water running is the sound of money going down the drain. Water heating can account for 14-20% of your energy bill each month the good news is reducing the costs can be as simple as having Boss Plumbing, the Beverlywood Plumber, service your home in Beverlywood.
Use less hot water.
Boss Plumbing, the Beverlywood Plumber, knows simple ways to save you money. You can use less water by taking a shower than by talking a bath. You use 15-25 gallons of hot water for a bath, but less than 10 gallons during a 5 minute shower. Even with a shower, that’s still a lot of water- up to 175 gallons a week. Add 3 or more family members, each with a daily 5 minute shower, and you’re up to 700 gallons of water a week. If you still want to attempt to save water and energy then have a plumber service you bathrooms and install allow pressure flow shower heads and faucets and cut the waste by half. Just call your plumber, Boss Plumbing, the Beverlywood Plumber, for service and they should have what you need.
Turn down the thermostat on your water heater.
A plumber like Boss Plumbing, the Beverlywood Plumber, can sometimes set the temperature higher that you really need. A plumber’s goal is to demonstrate performance and verify that it is working properly. But a setting of 115F provides comfortable hot water for most uses. Just ask your plumber, Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, to reset the temperature.
Don’t keep the faucet running.
Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, knows habits are hard to change You can avoid costly habits such as leaving the faucet on while brushing your teeth. Try a few quick “on and “off splashes to rinse your brush instead of a 4-6 minute full blast flow. Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, advises its customers to take the time to think about ways to save money through day to day activities.
Repair leaky faucets promptly.
As soon as you hear or see a drip, call your plumber, Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber. A good plumber will clean out your faucets and adjust them. Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, can tell you that a leaky faucet drips its way to a waste of gallons of water sooner than you realize.
Insulate your water heater.
Have your plumber, Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, insulate your older electric hot water storage tank and pipes, but make sure the plumber is careful to not cover the thermostat. Insulate your older gas or oil hot water storage tank and pipes, but be careful not to cover the water heaters floor, top, thermostat, or burner compartment; have your plumber do this for you and always make sure your plumber, Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, is a licensed professional.
Buy a new, more efficient water heater.
Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, believes its customers should get the most out of their plumbing investments. Although most water heaters last 10 to 15 years, its best to start shopping for a new one if yours is more than 7 years old. Calling your plumber and doing some research before your water heater fails will enable you to select one that most appropriately meets your needs. Your plumber can assist you in selecting a size and type best suited for your home environment. For example, a new water heater which comes with a thick, insulating shell may cost more initially than one without insulation, but energy savings will continue during the lifetime of the appliance. Ask your plumber, Boss Plumbing, Beverlywood Plumber, for what they can recommend.
Written by Boss Plumbing & Heating Co., a Los Angeles based plumbing contractor serving the Greater Los Angeles & Beverlywood area for more than 20 years. Specializing in residential plumbing service, Boss Plumbing can be reached at www.bossplumbing.com or at (323) 464-4700.
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