Water Efficiency Tips Advice

  • Five Good Reasons to Switch to Eco Household Cleaners

    Become more eco friendly today by switching to eco household cleaners Our waterways can only take so much – that’s why water efficiency is so important. We rely on household cleaning products such as detergents and bleaches for extra cleaning power, but once these cleaners h...

  • 10 Quick tips for Saving Money with your Washing Machine

    Different ways to save money when doing your laundry Soak heavily soiled items before washing, and rub collars or other stains with household soap. Think about the type of clothes you buy; if you frequently do washes because you haven't got enough clothes of a particular type, th...

  • Adding Value to Your Home by Improving its Efficiency

    Become eco friendly today and add value to your home As fuel bills continue to creep up, creating an energy-efficient home has never been more important. If you are looking to sell up this year and make a move to a new home, increasing your energy efficiency is a great way to make the p...

  • Why should I use Eco Friendly Detergents?

    Here are some reasons for using eco friendly detergents Conventional detergents might seem like an easier and cheaper option. But did you know that every time you use your conventional, chemical-filled detergent, you could be affecting you and your families’ health — as well...

  • How to Prevent Burst Water Pipes

    Make sure you never have to deal with a burst water pipe Preventing burst or frozen pipes Brrrrrr. It’s been a pretty mild winter so far but temperatures are starting to take a tumble and the first shoots of spring are still a long way off. We recommend you take some tim...

  • How to Cope with a Frozen Pipes

    What do I do if I have a frozen pipe? It’s easy to panic when you get a frozen pipe but the key to remaining calm is being prepared. Follow these steps to minimise damage and get everything back to normal as soon as possible. Check with your neighbours...

  • Save money in the Bathroom

    You don’t have to stop lazing in the shower, just don’t always have the water running! We’ve been talking showering a lot in my household this month. We’ve just fixed our energy prices for the next 3 years, and with the now eye watering price of getting hot water...

  • Electric Showers - Why are they Water Efficient?

    Why are electric showers water efficient? The importance of considering the UK’s water usage and where savings can be made is again a top priority as according to recent statistics, the average person living in England and Wales use around 150 litres of water per day. Being more w...

  • How to fit Water Efficient Shower Heads

    Why do we need Water Efficient Showers and Showerheads? So I know we’ve all been told that a shower is more water efficient than taking a bath, however that may not necessarily be the case. While a quick shower is usually more water efficient than...

  • Making Bathtime more Enjoyable for Children

    Ideas for fun and games in the bath for your children Saving water is a hot topic on our blog for obvious reasons, but while we save water we like to have some fun too and what better for place for children to make a splash than the bath? Bath time gives children the chance to b...

  • Water Efficiency Showerheads

    Water Efficiency Showers and Showerheads You may expect a shower to be more water efficient than taking a bath; however that may not necessarily be the case. While a quick shower is usually more water efficient than a bath, some high-volume power showers use more water in less than five...

  • Why are Water Efficiency Shower Heads not Suitable for Electric Showers?

    Can I use a water efficient shower head on my electric shower? At Save Water Save Money we always aim to offer tips on how to save water and affordable water efficient products to help our customers conserve water. However with most of our water efficient showerheads we advise that they...

  • Why Wet Wipes are Wreaking Havoc on Sewers

    Freshu - the all new wet wipe This week I thought I’d talk to you about a new trend spreading across the UK. Using wet wipes in addition to, or even instead of, toilet paper has caused a heated debate, many blocked sewers and rising bills for the water companies. Market research s...

  • Top Tips for Tackling Limescale

    Tackle limescale with these great ideas Introduction If you have unsightly marks on your shower and your kettle is furry rather than shiny, you have limescale. The curse of the hard water area, it can seriously mess up your pipes and cost you money. With these top tips and ant...

  • Save Money by Blitzing Limescale

    Removing limescale can save you money The Government’s controversial Green Deal, which allows homeowners to borrow to improve home energy efficiency, has focused on expensive options such as double-glazing or solar panels. But what about easier, cheaper choices? One that receives ...

  • Save Money with a Water Butt this Summer

    Water Butts and your Garden Today we’re talking about the wonderful world of water butts. Water Butts, or Poly Water Tanks as they are sometimes known, are an excellent way of collecting rainwater and diverting it away from the drains for a better use. Th...

  • Water Butts - All You need to know

    Saving water with a water butt It makes sense to save rainwater with a water butt and provide your plants with lots of water whenever they need it, without having to run the water from the mains. Butts are really easy to attach to your house, shed, garage or any other garden bui...

  • Grow One, Save a Million

    Put down the razor and save water Similar to ‘Movember’ were men grow a moustache for the whole month of November for charity, Budweiser are encouraging men across America to save water (not by drinking more beer!) but by putting down the razor and let the stubble grow in th...

  • Garden Ideas - Water Efficiency in Your Garden

    Make your garden more water efficient As demand for water constantly increases it is important to find viable and simple ways of conserving water. According to current research, in hot and dry weather water used outdoors can amount to 50 per cent of the total UK water usage. Moreover, a...

  • Garden Ideas - Plant a smart garden this summer

    Plant a smart garden and reap the benefits A beautiful summer garden does not necessarily mean higher water bills Plant heat-loving vegetables: Ok so we might not be getting the bumper summer we all hoped for. But just in case, think about choosing vegetables that do...

  • Save Water by Using a Hose Pipe

    Save Water by using a garden hose As the summer comes to an end there are still lots of jobs to do in the garden and we still need to think about ways to save water. It helps to remember that hosepipes aren’t especially water efficient and they aren’t always the only option ...

  • How to Save Water in the Garden

    Ways to help you ssave water in your garden Summer is here and that means more time in the garden but not necessarily more time out watering plants. The sun has been out shining this week so we thought it was the perfect opportunity to remind you of some of the ways you can reduce your ...

  • Britains Domestic Water Use

    At Home With Water’ Shines light onto Britain’s Domestic Water Use A pioneering report ‘At Home with Water’ released by the Energy Saving Trust in partnership with Defra, Procter and Gamble, Thames Water, Consumer Council for Water and Save Water Save Money Ltd c...

  • How much Water is used to Produce…

    Some fun figures so you can see just how much water can be used to produce everyday items After last week’s blog about water shortages around the world. I got a lot of feedback asking about how much water it takes to make other items we use every day so below are a few more facts ...

  • Innovation and Research key when it comes to Water Managment

    Reducing water wastage Water efficiency experts, Save Water Save Money, are pleased to announce they have been recognised at the UK Water Efficiency Awards 2014 as runners-up in the highly competitive Innovation category for their pioneering initiative - ‘The Sustainable Communiti...

  • Save Water with Bath Toys

    Save Water with Bathbuoy It’s back to school and the return of the nightly bath time routine. And all these baths mean families are using more water, leaving parents thinking of ways to save water. To help families save water Save Water Save Money has teamed up with Anglian Water ...

  • Water, a Journey to Your Tap

    How water gets to your home Many people in the world enjoy access to lots of clean, fresh water. How does it get to our homes and how much water does a person in an average developed country uses? Can this be reduced and why should we take more care of the amount of water we use every d...

  • Why is Saving Water becoming more and more Important?

    How important is it to save water? It might be hard to understand with so much rain in Britain why we should worry about water conservation. Still, high population density and growing big cities mean that some parts of the country have less water resources available per person than many...

  • How to Save Water in the Kitchen

    Saving water in the kitchen How can you save water in the kitchen? You can save water all over your home and the kitchen is a great place to start. We use around 10% of our household’s water in the kitchen. Although this is lower than the volume of water we use in the ba...

  • How to Save Water When Washing Your Car

    Washing your car with water efficiency in mind The weekend car wash is a familiar ritual to many of us and an important part of regular car maintenance, but how can you effectively wash your car while still managing to save water? Did you know that washing your car can use anywh...

  • How to Save Water while using a Dishwasher

    Conserve water when using your dishwasher Dishwashers have number of advantages over hand washing: they save time, water and are very hygienic. Moreover, you will not only save water as less water means less energy being used every cycle with 80% of the energy used by a dishwasher goes ...

  • Wise Watering Tips to make your Garden Bloom!

    Make your garden bloom this summer with these brilliant watering tips Summer is here and that means more time in the garden but not necessarily more time out watering plants. The sun has been out shining this week so we thought it was the perfect opportunity to remind you of some of the...

  • Turn off the Tap, it's as Simple as that!

    A simple way to save water Turn off the Tap, it’s a small action but it can lead to huge water savings. That’s why Save Water Save Money has joined forces with 19 of the UK's Water Companies to promote the Turn Off the Tap message. Did you know - if ...

  • Water Facts and Tips by The Energy Saving Trust

    ‘At Home With Water’ Shines light onto Britain’s Domestic Water Use A pioneering report ‘At Home with Water’ released by the Energy Saving Trust in partnership with Defra, Procter and Gamble, Thames Water, Consumer Council for Water and Save Water Save Mone...

  • Money Saving Tips on Water

    Use these tips to save water In the bathroom Think shower power. A five minute shower uses a third less water than a bath Sprung a leak? Check with food colouring - if it seeps from your toilet tank into the bowl, then yep you’ve got a leak. Get a ...

  • Water Meters - The Beginners Guide

    The beginners guide to water meters A water meter is a device fitted to your incoming water supply pipe which measures the exact amount of water you use in your home, rather than relying on estimates. The meter records the amount of water passing from the mains supply pipe direc...

  • All you need to know about Water Meters

    Can I save water by installing a water meter? At the moment, only about 40% of customers in England and Wales have a water meter fitted, but this number is slowly increasing. According to Ofwat (the regulator of water and sewerage providers in England and Wales), the average water bill ...

  • How Do I get a Water Meter Installed?

    All you need to know about getting a water meter installed If you are worried you are paying too much for your water bills, you may be considering a switch from water rate bills to a water meter as unlike gas or electricity, you cannot just switch your water provider. For some household...

  • The Benefits of a Water Meter Installation

    The benefits of a water meter Whether you live alone in a flat or share a house, you can start saving serious money with a water meter. It’s cost- and hassle free – your water company will install it at no charge – and you could significantly cut your annual bill. ...

  • Water Meters - FAQ's

    Water Meters; Your Questions Answered A water meter works in the same way as a gas or electricity meter, it records the amount of water used rather than the traditional flat charge based on the value of your property. It also helps us to have a better understanding of our water usage an...

  • Why is my Water Company Installing Meters

    Why is my water company installing water meters? Companies are installing meters as part of their plans to make sure there is enough water for customers now and in the future. Meters provide them with important information that helps them reduce leakage and manage supplies more effectiv...

  • Are Antibacterial wipes safe for the drains?

    Are flushable wipes safe for the drains? What is FreshuTM? Why wet wipes are wreaking havoc on sewers A new trend spreading across the UK for using wet wipes in addition to, or even instead of, toilet paper has caused a heated debate, many blocked sewers and rising bills for t...

  • Have you got your Free Water Saving Products?

    Did you know you can get a selection of Free Water Saving Saving Items from your local Water Company? Save Water Save Money offers a range of products to reduce your water use, in some cases your hot water use and...

  • How to Save Water in the Kitchen

    Saving water in the kitchen How can you save water in the kitchen? You can save water all over your home and the kitchen is a great place to start. We use around 10% of our household’s water in the kitchen. Although this is lower than the volume of water we use in the ba...

  • How to Save Water while taking Showers

    Tips on how to save water while taking a shower Water-saving shower gadgets The amount of time you spend in the shower also affects the amount of water you use – and waste. But how long is too long? There are plenty of water-saving gadgets on the market that time how lon...

  • Saving Water around the House

    Choosing devices and appliances in your house that will help you save water Toilets Toilets use about 30% of the total water used in a household. There are around 45 million toilets in UK homes, using an estimated two billion litr...

  • The Different Types of Bath

    The different types of bath available to buy Sit back and relax... We offer a wide range of Baths, so no matter what your style, you are sure to find something to suit exactly what you are looking for. We offer the following types of Bath: Roll Top...

  • Tap Aerators - How Do They Work?

    Tap Aerators – how do they work? Save Water in the Kitchen and Bathroom How do you save water without having to compromise on other things such as water pressure? Tap aerators may be the answer. What is a Tap Aerator and how does a Tap Aerator Work? Tap...

  • What Tap do I Buy?

    Taps to suit any Bathroom At Savewatersavemoney we use the best brands so that you have only the finest selection to choose from. Our brands, including great names such as the following: Methven, Deva, Francis Peglar and Hudson Reed, deliver some of the finest taps. Chr...

  • Water Saving, Can it be as Easy as Childs Play?

    How easy is it to conserve water? Here at SaveWaterSaveMoney.co.uk weメre continuously shouting from the roof tops about water efficiency and using water effectively. Weメve always found saving water to be fun but are aware that this isnメt necessarily everyoneメs view! So weメre glad of a c...

  • Water Wally and Singapore's Water Saving Videos

    Water Wally and Singapore's Water Saving Videos The schoolboy, the hawker auntie, the young lady and the crazy uncle ヨ the spasms begin as soon as Water Wally pops up, lurking in the corner of every frame. First shocked, then jubilant, they found their bodies taken over by the urge to d...

  • Why Water Saving should be Big Business

    Why water saving should be big business Well today is the 20th Anniversary of World Water Day. An idea formed from a UN Environmental conference held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992. Over the years there have been various different themes on topics as varied as ムGroundwater ヨ The Invi...

  • Two Years since the Hosepipe ban was Introduced

    The hose pipe ban - 2 years on Well officially 2012 was the second wettest year on record. And 2013 has so far shaped up to be an equally damp affair. However as the average UK household uses about 130,000 litres of water a year the free flowing hose pipes might not last for longナ ...

  • What Tap do I Buy?

    Taps to suit any Bathroom At Savewatersavemoney we use the best brands so that you have only the finest selection to choose from. Our brands, including great names such as the following: Methven, Deva, Francis Peglar and Hudson Reed, deliver some of the finest taps. Chr...