~ An average US household's leaks can account for nearly 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year.

~ Ten percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.

Greensboro, NC Fix a Leak Week - March 14-20

The most common leak found in a home is due to a worn toilet flappers.

Other common types of leaks found in the home are dripping faucets and shower heads and leaking valves, sprinklers and other indoor and outdoor fixtures.

Fixing these leaks are easy and can save you 10 percent on your monthly water bills.

One of the easiest tests is for a toilet leak. Follow the steps below.

Also, check out the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) video on how to replace that flapper and review EPA's check list (En Espanol) of other possible origins of water leaks in your home.