Thanks to my pal Chevon over at evolve I had the opportunity to try out the water lily rain shower head. First, installation of this shower head was quite simple. That's great, you say, but how exactly does a shower head save me money? And how much money are we talking here?
First, how it works...
Basically, you start your shower just as you normally would. When you turn on the shower, cold water is sent through the pipes to your shower head. If you're like me, you're running around doing other things- ironing clothes, brushing your teeth, trying the catch the weather portion of the morning news- while you're waiting for the water to heat up. While you're doing this, you are wasting gallons of water, and since your hot water heater is fired up, you're also wasting precious pennies.
With evolve ShowerSmart technology, once your water temperature reaches 95 degrees, the water slows to a trickle. So finish your ironing, brush longer, and actually hear what the weather is going to be for the next 3 days. Once you're finished, hop in the shower and pull the cord attached to the shower head to resume normal water flow. It's all quite simple.
And I'll save money?
According the the evolve website, you can save up to 2,700 gallons of water and $75 on your utility bill yearly! WOW! Personally I haven't used the shower head long enough to determine a difference in my utility bill, but I can't wait until that time comes!
Yeah, but how much does it cost?
The evolve shower head that I tested is the "water lily" Rain Shower head. This shower head retails for $80, other rain models retail for $60-$110. evolve also has standard ($40-$90) and handheld ($70-$130) shower heads available. I feel that these prices are comparable to shower heads that one would purchase at Lowes or any other hardware store.
So how can I get one?
You can order directly from the evolve website, here. Use coupon code TB25 now through May 1, 2009 and save 25%!
Also, thanks to my friends over at evolve, TWO lucky readers have will win a Water Lily rain shower head ($80 value). That's right, you could WIN AN EVOLVE SHOWER HEAD of your very own!
Great, how do I enter?
You must to do two things to enter the contest.
Part 1, Become a public follower of this blog (if you're already a follower, you can skip this step.)
Part 2... One of the things I love about evolve is their philosophy- this eco-friendly company has pretty much the same outlook as you and I in concerns to being "eco-friendly." For the second part of your entry, head over to evolve and take a look at their vision. Come back here and tell me one of the beliefs that you read about that struck you. Do not comment on the same belief as the person directly before you.
If you do not complete both parts of the first entry, you will not be eligible to win.
The contest will end at 10 pm on Monday, March 16, 2009. Winners will be chose via random.org.
Want to earn extra entries?
You can earn up to 5 extra entries when you bring friends to my blog! Simply inform your friends about the contest (how you do this is up to you) and invite them to follow my blog. If they become a follower at your suggestion, they must leave your username or a link to your blog in a comment. To enter the contest themselves, they must follow the same rules above. You can invite as many friends as you like, but only the first 5 to become followers will count towards your extra entries.
You can earn 2 more entries by leaving relevant comments to any other posts on this blog. You do not need to comment that you left a comment- I'll see that when I approve it. You cannot leave two comments on the same posts and the comments must be relevant to the post.
That's a total of EIGHT possible entries to win one of two evolve shower heads that I am giving away!
The Fine Print...Winners will be notified and must respond within 24 hours or new winner will be chosen. Please note any issues with the winning product are not the responsibility of Bloggymom and must be taken up with evolve shower heads. This contest is open to persons 18 and older with a US, Canadian or APO mailing address.
******UPDATE 3/3/09******** I have an AWESOME savings to pass on to you! evolve has agreed to give my readers 25% off of their next purchase! Use coupon code TB25 now through May 1, 2009 on your purchase and save 25%!