Why Use a Garbage Disposer? by Go Green Plumbing

  Why Install a Garbage Disposer? Do you have a garbage disposer installed in your kitchen sink? Garbage disposer units are in about 50% of American homes.   If you don’t you might be wondering why you should think about installing one in your home. The garbage disposer fits into the sink between the drain and […]

Spring Fertilization by Go Green Plumbing

When and How to Fertilize Spring is a great time to think about fertilizing your lawn to ensure you have a lush, thick green carpet in the spring and summer. So, what do you need to know about your options? First, you’ll need to make some decisions about what products to use – liquid versus […]

Save $ on Your Hot Tub or Pool by Go Green Plumbing

Save Money on Your Hot Tub or Pool If you have invested in a hot tub or pool for your enjoyment you know how good it can feel to slip into the water after a hard day at work. But, aside from the initial cost, what is it costing you to operate that hot tub […]

Saving Water with Every Flush by Go Green Plumbing

Saving Water with Every Flush Want to save water? About 45% of your total water usage is in the bathroom, and nearly 27% is in the toilet alone! Older toilets can use up to seven gallons per flush, while the most efficient ones use only 1.28 gallons per flush. That is an annual difference for […]

Cleaning Woodwork by Go Green Plumbing

Cleaning Woodwork Baseboards and intricate wood trim just seem to be a magnet for dust and dirt in even the cleanest homes. Given that white is a popular trim color, it is not that surprising that it shows every little speck of dust. Do you ever wonder if there is an easier way? While it […]

1 Ply or 2? by Go Green Plumbing

1-Ply Toilet Paper versus 2-Ply Toilet Paper At the most basic level, the difference between one-ply versus two-ply or even three-ply toilet tissue is pretty basic. Each ply of paper adds pulp, and therefore weight and absorbency. Therefore, the single ply toilet paper would typically not absorb as much moisture or provide the softness of […]

What to Flush, What Not to Flush by Go Green Plumbing

What to Flush, What Not to Flush I think we’ve all had that same question at one point in our life – is this really flushable? So many products now claim to be flushable – baby wipes, feminine hygiene products, etc. But what should you do to protect your pipes? Rest assured, we have answers. […]

Adjust Your Water Heater Temperature by Go Green Plumbing

  Adjust Your Water Heater Temperature To Save Money Do you know what temperature your water heater is set to maintain? Most manufacturers will set them to about 140 degrees Fahrenheit, but that can pose a scalding danger and can cost you big money in the long run. One concern about lowering the temperature of […]

Water Taste Funny? by Go Green Plumbing

Does Your Water Have a Funny Taste? The taste of your water is determined by a number of different factors including mineral and sodium content, as well as the composition of your pipes and even your personal preferences based on past experience. Some people who grew up with chlorinated city water supplies may find water […]