3 Simple Ways To Go Green!


Many people have a strong belief in reducing their carbon footprint, and one excellent place to do this is when going through the process doing a bathroom remodel. Bathroom are the part of the a home that use up most its supply of hot water, and so it is possible to greatly reduce the overall carbon footprint by being conscientious during a bathroom remodel. Some things to consider include installing an efficient water heater, installing insulated pipes, and using material that are produced in an environmentally responsible manner.

One excellent thing to consider is installing a tankless water heater. A tankless water heater warms water as it is being used by a home. This means that the water heater does not have constantly keep the water hot, which can be exceptionally waste. This method is also more efficient in directly heating the water, and it has the added benefit of allowing a home to have a near unlimited supply of hot water.

The second thing to consider is having the newly installed pipes insulated. It is possible to purchase pipes that are made out of insulated material, or it is possible to simply wrap the pipes in an insulate blanket. This helps to reduce heat loss as the water goes to where it is going to be used. It also means that one does not need to run a tap in order to get hot water.

Finally, it is a good idea to look into purchasing building materials that are environmentally friendly. There are a number of different options on the market today, and it is possible to greatly reduce a home’s carbon footprint by doing a little bit of research. It is a good idea to purchase wood that has come from sustainable tree farm, or that has not been logged with clear cutting. It is even possible to purchase recycled wood products. It is also a good idea to purchase stone that is locally sourced, and has not been fired inside of a kiln. It is even possible to use items such as recycled plastics, and materials such as bamboo.

Ready to improve the looks of your Lakeland home's bathroom? Call Samco Plumbing at (863) 509-1718 for bathroom remodeling. 

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