I wish that I had done that in the past.
I recently became aware that I was paying quite a bit more for water/sewer than I had been in the past. An investigation has revealed that I have been paying far for more water (monthly) than I had in the past. We mistakenly attributed the increase to be Arizona summer heat.
While that might have been part of the cause, it was not the complete explanation.
My issue came to a halt when I finally learned how to read my meter (especially during a time of NO intended water flow). My meter (and most probably yours) has some sort of "no flow" indication. When water is turned off to the house - obviously - there should be "no flow".
Simple and obvious, right.
I suspect that I have paid about $600 in water bills since we moved into this new house that would not have been necessary if I HAD JUST CHECKED FOR NO FLOW when "no water was being used". I had an under ground water leak that has now been repaired (another unnecessary expenditure).
I paid enough for water that I never used to buy three or four new saw blades.
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