Skip to main content
If you've got an older toilet in your house (not the High efficiency (HET) models), you're using more water per flush than necessary, which depletes resources and your wallet. Here's a simple trick that costs less than installing a new toilet.

Fill an old, plastic soda bottle with water and place it inside the tank. Let's say your family flushes the toilet five times a day. Since the bottle displaces exactly 2 liters of water, that's 10 liters you won't be pulling into your house (or paying for!).

Again, don't try this with a HET. But those of us with older models may give it a try.


Source

  • peter

    You might also be able to do this by adjusting the float so less water goes into the tank.

    Reply
  • 1 Comments / 1 Pages
Advertisement

Follow Us

  • No features currently available.

  • More Hot Topics The Daily Fix  •  DIY Warrior  •  Home Ec  •  Handmade
    DIY Disaster Doctor  •  In the Workshop  •  Product Picks

    Home Improvement Videos