Scaran Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Kitchen Plumbing’

This Is How Much Water (and Money) a Leaky Faucet Wastes

Monday, January 30th, 2023
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If a faucet in your home has a small leak, you may not think much of it. The drip is not bothering you, and it’s not making that much of a difference on your monthly water bill. At least, that’s what you think. The average leaky faucet produces around ten drips every minute, wasting around one gallon of water per day. It costs you about a dollar per month. 

But more significant leaks, like faucets that leak 120 drops per minute, waste more than 11 gallons per day and cost you $6 every month. And that’s just a single leak. If you have one, you may have more. If you need help with your kitchen plumbing in Staten Island, NY, our team is happy to help. We can fix your leaky faucet and help you save a little bit of money every month on your water bill. 

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How to Treat Your Garbage Disposal Better

Monday, July 9th, 2018

plumber-at-kitchen-sinkThe garbage disposal in the kitchen sink makes life easier, doesn’t it? If you’ve ever had to work in a kitchen without a disposal, you’ll know how difficult it is to handle food waste and clean dishes when you have to scrape off leftover food into a composting container and take it to the trash. Not only does a garbage disposal save you time and labor, it helps keep organic waste out of the landfill, instead sending it into the municipal sewer system.

You want your garbage disposal to keep working for you for many years. The best way to see that it lasts is to know how best to treat it. Below are tips for helping your garbage disposal keep at its useful job for a long time to come.

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