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Water-saving home improvements that can save money

Posted on Monday, March 11, 2013 at 4:42:28 PM

While a number of homeowners look to utilize residential lending in order to complete home improvement projects that may boost their house's value, some modifications can also cut their utility bills.

Water is one of Earth's most abundant - and most wasted - resources. Making a few changes to your home can help you to use less water and save more money.

Replace leaky pipes - If you can gain access, take a good look at your house's plumbing. Even if you're making conscious efforts to use less water, leaking pipes can keep the water flowing at all hours, and drain your wallet. 

Utilize water-saving accessories - Household features like sink faucets, shower heads and toilets can be replaced with low-flow alternatives, which consume less water. Most items can be easily purchased  and quickly installed.

Install energy efficient appliances - Regularly using outdated washing machines and dishwashers can cause your water bills to skyrocket unnecessarily. Though the purchase price may seem high, buying a water-saving appliance can save you more money over time, and possibly pay for itself.

Obtaining a loan for energy efficient home improvements through Home Loan Investment Bank is a simple process, and can greatly benefit homeowners looking to save money in the long run.