Fluctuations in your water bill are normal. However, if you notice a gradual and consistent rise, then you may want to examine your household water use. Some homeowners notice a rise even if they haven’t changed their showering, laundry, or dishwashing habits. We’ll go over potential causes for an increasing water bill.
Old and damaged plumbing can lead to a significant amount of water loss in a short duration. If you notice weak water pressure, water sputtering from the faucet, or wet patches on your lawn, then you might want to call in a plumber to check on the pipeline.
A leaky toilet is less obvious than a leaky faucet, since the drip isn’t out in the open. Phantom flushing, which we discussed in a previous post, may cause the tank to leak water and automatically refill. Continue Reading →