If the water flow from your shower head comes out as a mist or little sprinkles, it may be time to replace it. You shouldn’t have to stand underneath the shower for 30 minutes just to rinse off soap suds from your body. Replacing a shower head requires a few tools and the replacement head. You can do it in an hour. You may also want to replace your faucet to coordinate with your shower head design style. Choose a matching shower head and faucet and install them together.
Shower heads and faucets are a breeding ground for bacteria. Many times, we don’t even often look at the end of the spout to realize how dirty and the amount of build-up that has accumulated.
Low-flow shower heads and faucet aerators are viewed by PSC officials as an inexpensive way of saving energy, with a potential payback that can be seven to 10 times the modest cost of the equipment, depending on how much water a customer uses. The greater the water use, the greater the potential savings.
The addition of the low-flow shower heads and faucet aerators to the company’s energy-efficiency program for residential and low-income customers, disclosed late last month in a filing with the state Public Service Commission, is the latest change to the company’s programs to reduce the consumption of natural gas by National Fuel’s customers.