(PRWEB) May 04, 2012
Wash out the family’s green grass stains and wash in even more green savings. The laundry room can be the busiest room in the house, and if the washer and dryer aren’t performing at the best, the results could show up on the energy bill. This may be the right time to give the family’s laundry habits an energy-saving makeover. Busy schedules and full households can cause lots of wear and tear on laundry room appliances. Home owners should take special care when using the washer and dryer to make sure things keep working efficiently. The harder an appliance has to work to do its job, the more energy is wasted in the process.”
Follow these simple tips from The Dryer Repair Company to help the laundry room conserve energy and money. Here are a few simple tips to conserve energy with the washing machine. When appropriate, wash clothes in cold water. This saves the energy needed to heat the water. Wash full loads. Washing machines use about the same amount of energy for all load sizes, so fill up the load to avoid wasting energy. Use the high-speed spin cycle, to take moisture out of clothes resulting in less drying time and more energy saved. With an older top-loading washing machine, the customer might consider converting to a front-loading washer, which uses about 70 percent less water. Here are a few simple tips to conserve energy with the dryer. Keep the lint filter clean to maximize air circulation, energy efficiency and to help prevent a potential fire. Dry full loads and use the moisture sensor setting. Not only does this save energy, it also protects clothes from heat damage. Keep the dryer’s outside exhaust clean to prevent dryer fires and reduce drying time, which saves energy. Keep the dryer at least four inches away from the wall to prevent kinks or tears from forming in the exhaust vent. These tips are easy to do yourself, and can even help prolong the life of appliances when combined with regular visits from a local appliance repair expert.