This Small Bathroom Upgrade Will Greatly Cut Down Your Water Bill

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If you’re working from home amid the circuit breaker period and your eyes popped out of your sockets from seeing this month’s utility bill, then you’re not alone. A massive chunk of Singapore’s workforce has been telecommuting since last month, and it’s not surprising that electric and water consumption is on an all-time high at home for many. In these uncertain economic times, we could all use a little creativity with our penny-pinching ways – starting in the bathroom.

SAVIOUR OF DAYS
Most homeowners are well aware that showering is the biggest water guzzler at home, but only a few know that toilet flushing is the second strongest contender. Surprisingly, flushing the toilet already makes up a whopping 18% of your hydro bill – no thanks to inefficient water closets that require multiple presses.

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An average flush uses 1.6 gallons of water, which means repetitive button presses sends a lot of it down the drain – literally. Fortunately, an efficient water closet with a dual flush like the one from Geberit Fill & Flush Valves can effectively drain excrement and urine with one powerful flush, preventing at least five litres of water wastage. Who knew that a simple toilet fill and flush valve replacement could both let you keep more money in the pocket and save the environment?

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READY TO GO
Forget about costly cistern replacement work because Geberit Fill & Flush Valves are a breeze to install and can fit into most exposed cisterns available in the market. In fact, you can do it yourself – just watch this easy-to-follow tutorial, and your toilet upgrade is good to go in no time!

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