Many Central New Jersey consumers are embracing the idea of “green-living” and the plumbing industry is playing a critical role in this movement by developing environmentally friendly fixtures and products. Water efficient plumbing fixtures are designed to conserve water and energy resulting in a cleaner environment and lower water bills. At Marchesi Plumbing, Heating, and Bath Remodeling, we keep on top of the latest technology, which allows us to provide our Mercer and Bucks county customers with up-to-date information and advice on:
- Low consumption toilets (use 20 – 60% less gallons of water per flush)
- Low-flow faucets and showerheads (saves over 2 gallons of water per day)
- Waterless urinals
- Energy efficient fixtures
Toss out the chemical drain cleaners that can be harmful to your plumbing and the environment. Bio-Clean is an eco-friendly drain cleaner that is not sold in stores. As a local distributor will be happy to drop off a 2 lb.container/100 drain treatments. Bio-Clean is a multipurpose product meant for residential and commercial applications and all drain and sewer pipes including:
- Kitchen sinks
- Floor drains
- Laundry drains
- Septic tanks and drain fields
- Garbage disposal odors
- Grease traps
- Sewage ejector pumps
- RV and Boat holding tanks
- Cat litter boxes
- Lift stations
To find out more visit www.Bio-Clean.com.
10 Tips on How to Cut Back on Water Usage
- Don’t let faucets run when brushing your teeth, washing your face, or shaving. A total of 5 gallons of
water can be wasted in as little as two minutes.
- Wait until you have a full load before running the washing machine or dishwasher.
- Install water saving shower-heads and faucets.
- Take shorter showers –keep your shower under 5 minutes to save 1000 gallons of water a month.
- If you prefer baths, close the drain first and adjust the water temperature while the tub is filling up.
- Water your lawn and plants early in the day when there is less evaporation.
- Soak your pots and pans in baking soda instead of letting the water run while scrubbing.
- Insulate your water pipes.
- Keep a bucket in your shower area to collect runoff water and use it for houseplants or gardens.
- Use a commercial car wash that recycles water.
- Use garbage disposals sparingly. Try composting instead.
Water filtration and treatment products can help provide you and your family with cleaner, better tasting water. Whole house systems can handle all incoming water to your home, drinking water systems provide better than bottled water – at much less cost, and point-of-use filters and specialty filters are available for commercial applications. These systems and cartridges address particular needs such as taste/odor, dirt/rust, sediment, scale, and iron. See what a difference installing a water filtration system can make to your water quality.
Benefits of Drinking Filtered Water
- Water filters provide better tasting and better smelling water by removing chlorine and bacterial contaminants.
- The purchase of a point of use filter results in a source of clean, healthy water that costs much less than bottled water.
- Water filters greatly reduce the risk of rectal cancer, colon cancer, and bladder cancer by removing chlorine and chlorine byproducts from drinking water.
- Drinking clean, filtered water protects the body from disease and leads to overall greater health.
- A water filter provides clean, healthy water for cooking and drinking conveniently at the tap.
- Water filters reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disease by more than 33 percent by removing cryptosporidium and giardia from drinking water.
- Drinking pure water is especially important for children. Water filters provide the healthiest water for children’s developing immune systems.
- Water filters offer the last line of defense between the body and the over 2100 known toxins that may be present in drinking water.
- A whole house filter eliminates the need to store containers or purchase special dispensers.