Washing dishes, clothes, and hands consume a lot of water every day. Majorly, the clothes cleaning process can be divided into two ways – Hand Wash and Dishwasher. Washing dishes with hands consume more water in comparison to the dishwasher. Around 3-4 times more water is used to clean dishes with hands. Additionally, a dishwasher takes lesser time to wash the kitchenware.
But, what if you do not have a dishwasher at your home and you still want to save water.
All you need to follow the tricks and tips mentioned below:
- Scrape the food residue properly before washing the dishes
- Wash off the dishes before the food goes dry on them
- Always use two sinks – one filled with hot water and detergent and the other one should be filled with cold water for a quick rinse
- The amount of detergent should be used as per the instructions of the manufacturer
People who have a dishwasher should follow the instructions mentioned below to save water:
- Instead of washing individual lots of dishes, try to use the dishwasher when it is full of dishes
- Scrape the food residue completely off the plates before putting them in a dishwasher
Water-saving tips while washing clothes with machine
- Always wash clothes in a machine with a full load. Washing a small number of clothes repeatedly uses a lot of water.
- Use lukewarm water for better and quick cleaning.
- Check for leaks in your taps while getting water to your washing machine. Use good quality taps like from those made from Waterman, which are highly reliable and usable.
Water-saving tips while washing clothes with hands
- Take a bucket full of lukewarm water and mix up a good quality detergent in it.
- Drown the clothes in the detergent water and let them soak for at least half an hour.
- Rinse the clothes one by one and keep them in an empty bucket.
- You can use tap water but with the low-intensity flow to rinse the clothes properly.
- Now, wash off all the clothes by drowning all of them one by one in a bucket.
- Doing plunge and scrub also helps you to save water
- Always use good quality faucets
Tips for saving water while washing hands
- Try to use sensor-equipped faucets
- Do not let run the taps while using soaps on hands
Try to use latest taps and faucets from Waterman as they pour less water with a good pressure that helps you clean your hands properly