By Michele Lerner SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Shares
"A leaky faucet can waste as much as 10,000 gallons per year," Mrs. Hicks said. "This is not only bad for the environment, but it's also expensive. A handy homeowner can fix a leak themselves, but you can also call in a plumber and have it fixed in one hour or so. Have a list of two or three items ready to go for the plumber to make the most of that hour."