Heat Your Water Fast! by Go Green Plumbing

Who doesn’t get tired of waiting for the hot water when you turn on the shower or faucet?  Ever add up those minutes in a week to see how much time is wasted watching perfectly good water go down the drain?  Speaking of “water going down the drain”, studies show that billions of gallons of […]

Water Overload in the Yard by Go Green Plumbing

Ever notice that when it rains you suddenly have ponds or rivers around your house, yard or landscape? These areas might be fun for the kids or your pets to play in, but they can mean trouble for your home, grass and landscaped areas. So, why does all that water hang around? As with so […]

Hard Water Problems and Solutions by Go Green Plumbing

Most of us may have heard the term “hard water”, but not understood what it really meant.  However, finding out whether the water coming into our homes is “hard” or “soft” is important.  Hard water can reduce the efficiency of our water-using appliances (i.e., refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines) due to sediment buildup.  It can also […]

Cleaning with natural, home-made household cleaners by Go Green Plumbing

Recently we discussed some of the problems with using harsh household cleaners. So, if we want to use less harmful cleaners, where do we find them or can we make them ourselves? All we need to do is take a short step back in time to see what our mothers and our grandmothers used for […]

Household Cleaners:  Taking Control of Their Impact on You, Your Home and Environment

It’s no secret that we all enjoy living in a clean, germ-free home.  That’s why we’re always looking for household cleaners that will effectively disinfect surfaces and keep our homes free of harmful organisms while removing dust and big and small stains.  But beware. Many household cleaners can also negatively impact your family’s health and […]

The Joys of Outdoor Fountains by Go Green Plumbing

Are you a fan of outdoor fountains?  Ever wondered about where to put one at your home?  What about outside in a garden area? If you’re like me, you love your garden.  And, if you’re an avid gardener, I’m sure you’re also a lover of the creatures that visit our gardens, such as birds, bees […]

Do Water Filters Matter? by Go Green Plumbing

Do you know how often to change your water filter in your refrigerator? If not, check your refrigerator manual which may say to replace the filter every 6 to 12 months.  You will want to check your specific product manual for a general guide for replacement.  However, what if you have a household of 5 […]