The average U.S. family of four uses almost 150,000 gallons of water a year with very little of that for drinking. Ways to reduce the amount of water used in your home include:

  • Turning off the water while brushing your teeth or shaving.
  • Fixing any leaks in faucets or toilets.
  • Installing low-flow showerheads and faucet aerators.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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