We all know it’s important to go green in our Santa Cruz home, but did you know that you can take steps to make your existing bathroom green? You can pick up everything you need to begin at your local home improvement store.
Here are a few ideas:
• Change out the showerhead. You can replace your inefficient one with a low flow showerhead with very little effort. The unexpected benefit of a low flow is lower water heating costs.
• Install a new toilet. Though toilets are better designed these days, the average fixture uses anywhere from 1.5 to 7 gallons of water per flush. You can reduce your water usage by installing a low flow (or low flush) toilet. Additionally, you can save up to a gallon a flush by displacing the toilet bowl water. It’s…