Water saving tips
Water is a precious and expensive resource, however it is an essential part of everyday life. With mandatory water restrictions being enforced by government authorities to help fight the effects of drought, water saving initiatives have become more important than ever before.
FIX-A-TAP is committed to developing water saving initiatives to ensure all households can save water and help the environment, as well as saving money.
Some of the biggest water wastage in the home is from dripping taps and running toilets. If you have a leaky tap or toilet, go to our HOW TO FIX guide or find a plumber right away.
Did you know?
Water running slowly into a cistern pan may waste 50,000 litres per year - the same as an average sized swimming pool.
Replacing all cistern washers may cost as little as $5.00
An older toilet cistern may use 13 litres of water every flush
Installing a FIX-A-LOO Dual Flush Cistern Valve, can save 30,000 litres of water per year, a saving of approx $30.00 per toilet.
An 8 minute full flow shower can use 200 litres of water per use.
To fit a water saving spout aerator will cost approx $6.00 and may save $20.00 per year.
Please refer to your local plumbing regulations before commencing any DIY plumbing