Save money by checking your toilets on a regular basis to
make sure they are not leaking. Thrift and vigilant home maintenance go
hand-in-hand. Catch small problems before they cause big problems, and
To check for water leaks in your
toilet, put some food dye in the tank above the toilet seat. Come back in
30 minutes and look in to the toilet bowl. If your toilet has a leak, some
of the color from the food dye will be in the water. You can fix this
problem by replacing the flushing mechanism.
some additional frugal tips to save money on
Check the floor around the toilet to make sure it is dry.
If water is seeping out from under the toilet, the wax ring needs to be
replaced, or the toilet isn't installed properly.
- Buy an energy efficient low
water usage toilet to save on energy costs.
- Never flush sanitary products
or you will end up calling the plumber.