To Top

Leave Shower Water in Tub to Harvest Warmth

To save on heating fuel in the winter, insert the drain plug in the tub when showering and leave it in afterward until the water is cool. It adds warmth as well as humidity to your home. It's such an easy thing to do! Do not do if you have little ones around who could get into the tub.

Ad


By Anne L from Green Bay, WI

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Anonymous Flag
November 24, 20080 found this helpful

Good idea :-) I stop up the tub as a reminder of how much water I am saving taking a shower rather than a bath. Ah, but I do love long hot baths for a treat ;-)

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
December 3, 20080 found this helpful

We do this to add humidity. I work the evening shift, so I call home to tell my daughter when it is time to bathe. She leaves the bathwater, which is scented with homemade bath salt mixture and essential oils. When I get home at midnight (4 hours plus later) I let the water out and rinse the tub. The whole house smells good and we have some humidity in the dry air.

Ad
ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Flag
December 8, 20080 found this helpful

I do this then use a pot to use the bath water to flush the toilet.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Thermostat
Saving Money on Heating Costs
Categories
Better Living Green Living ConservationNovember 24, 2008
Guides
Restoring a Claw Foot Tub, An old claw foot tub outside.
Restoring a Claw Foot Tub
Repairing a Leaky Shower Valve
Repairing a Leaky Shower Valve
Claw Foot Tub in Bright Bathroom
Cleaning a Claw Foot Tub
Hot Tub
Cleaning a Hot Tub
More
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
🐰
Easter Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on March 22, 2017 at 1:21:58 AM on 10.0.2.201 in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!