The average shower we take in the United States lasts 8 minutes, and according to the EPA’s WaterSense® program, uses almost 17% of the typical home’s daily water use – or enough water for the daily recommended drinking water of 34 people. In fact, showers account for the 2nd greatest water use inside the home. …1 min read
Sometimes we leave them running while washing hands or brushing teeth, sometimes we just forget to shut them off. We can’t control human behavior, but we can control how much water runs through a faucet. That’s why every bath faucet we sell in our stores operates at 1.2 gallons-per-minute – a standard that’s even more rigorous than …1 min read
Watering your property with a hose isn’t always the best way.
The toilet is a strange thing to be obsessed with, but we are proud of our fixation. That’s because toilets account for the greatest water use inside the typical home and why The Home Depot continually upgrades our assortment to use as little water as possible. We were the first retailer to offer a toilet …1 min read
In 2017, we committed to saving our customers 250 billion gallons of water through the sale of WaterSense-approved products by 2020, and we are proud to announce we met that goal. And in 2020 alone, we helped save customers over 59 billion gallons of water. The EPA’s WaterSense program matters because of its track record of …1 min read