Archive for July, 2009

Did you know that standard washing machine hoses are designed to last about 5 years? How old are yours? If they’re getting close to that 5 year date it’s better to replace them now, before they burst and flood your house. Replace them with stainless steel braided hoses that will last much longer.

If you don’t want to do it yourself, give us a call!!

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Do you have a leaky faucet? Not only is that drip, drip, drip annoying, the amount of water going down the drain can be tremendous. Assume your faucet is dripping 60 drops per minute, you’re wasting about 2800 gallons every year. Now assume that you might have more than one faucet dripping or imagine how many faucets are dripping in your community – adds up pretty fast. Don’t let leaky faucets keep dripping. If you can’t fix it yourself, please call a plumber and have it repaired. Better yet, have it replaced with a WaterSense labeled faucet and save water every time you use it.


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Look for the WaterSense label! Older, inefficient toilets are responsible for most of the water wasted in American homes. Replacing these toilets with WaterSense labeled toilets could save nearly 2 billion gallons per day across the country. So whether you’re remodeling a bathroom, building a new home, or simply replacing an old, leaky toilet, a WaterSense labeled toilet is a high-performing, water-efficient option worth considering.

Sanco Plumbing & Heating Inc is proud to be a WaterSense Partner. For more information on the EPA’s WaterSense Program please visit http://www.epa.gov/watersense/index.htm

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