Whether you like laundry or not—and we’re betting on not—to keep your family’s clothes clean, you wash nearly 300 loads of laundry per year. Add in the effect laundry can have on your energy and water bills and you like it even less. But don’t fear, there are a few adjustments you can make to your laundry room and your routine that can help ensure your related bills don’t clean out your wallet.
On average per load, only 10 percent of total energy used goes to the washer motor—the rest heats water. When appropriate, select the cold setting. For those loads that need hot water and any other…Read More