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Is it Time to Call the Plumber? Take Care of Those Water-Wasting Household Leaks

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Indoor plumbing is believed to date back a few thousand years to 2500 B.C. Since then, there have obviously been quite a few improvements. Despite this, bathroom and kitchen faucets, toilets, and other essential household plumbing occasionally spring a leak.

Were you aware that toilets account for 25% to 30% of your household water usage? If you think your toilet may be leaking, the Environmental Protection Agency has a great tip to find out for sure. Basically, all you need to do is drop a bit of food coloring in the tank. Let’s go with green. Keep watch for ten minutes, and if the water in the bowl turns green, then you have a leak.

Did you know that ten percent of homes throughout the United States have leaks? Due to these leaks, 90 or more gallons of water are wasted every day.

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