Pros and Cons of Eco Shower-Heads

Eco Shower-Heads Save Money

High water bills got you down? One way to improve the efficiency of your home is to install new eco shower-heads. There are more benefits to eco shower-heads than most people realize.

Keep reading to find out more about why you should install an eco shower-head, how much it costs to install one, and why you should hire a plumber for installation. One of the main benefits of remodeling your bathroom with an eco shower-head is that it can save you money on your water bill each month.

Creating an Eco Friendly Home

eco friendlyNow more than ever homeowners are extremely conscious of how eco-friendly their homes are. It is a perfect time to install an eco-friendly shower-head in your bathroom to save some money on water bills and to save the environment. Here is a list of the benefits of installing an eco-friendly shower head in your home:
  • Use 40% Less Water - With a low flow water shower-head, you can use 40% less water.
  • Good for the Environment - Using less water and energy is great for the environment.
  • Advanced Technology - The technology used in eco-friendly showerheads continues to improve with time

The best part of these showerheads is that while they do help you save on water, they don’t skimp on performance, so you can still expect consistent temperatures and strong water pressure.

Hire a Plumber for Modifying Bathroom Plumbing

For bathroom plumbing modifications including the addition of a new showerhead it is highly recommended that you hire an experienced and licensed plumber. One of the benefits of hiring a plumber, even for simple bathroom installations, is because licensed plumbers will always use the appropriate safety equipment, as well as taking care to not void any of the warranties on your bathroom appliances such as the showerhead.

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There are some risks involved with installing a showerhead due to the water pressure involved. Leaving installation up to an experienced plumber will protect both your property and your health. If a pipe bursts or a leak is sprung during the installation it can cause water damage to your home, so it is best to leave repairs up to the experts.

If the shower-head is installed incorrectly it may actually shorten the fixture lifespan and leave you with less than optimal performance. An experienced plumber can quickly and easily install a showerhead, whereas if the homeowner installs it themselves there is a higher chance that the installation will not go as planned.

Average Shower-Head Replacement Cost

eco savingsWhen it comes to breaking down the cost of eco shower-heads you need to consider the upfront cost of the materials needed as well as the installation. The savings of switching to the more efficient shower-head can also be deducted from the total cost.

Having this bathroom plumbing upgrade and replacing just the shower-head in the bathroom can have immediate benefits on the cost-effectiveness of your home. When it comes to water conservation, you can save thousands of gallons of water every year by switching to an eco-friendly shower-head.

About PAC Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning

PAC Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning has been a disabled veteran-owned business serving the Staten Island, NY community since 1979. For installation, repairs, and maintenance, you can trust their experienced technicians with all of your home care needs from plumbing, heating, and air conditioning.