12 Ways to Save Energy in Your Laundry Room

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Do you ever feel like you’re wasting all of your energy and money in the laundry room? What if there was a way to cut that electric and water bill in half? Use these tips and tricks in your laundry room to save energy and money with you washer and your dryer units. Continue reading

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An Appliance That Folds Your Clothes for You?

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Folding the laundry and putting it away can be very time consuming especially if you have a family. So many clothes, towels, and linens but there is simply not enough time in the day to actually sit down and get this task done. Now there is an appliance that will fold your clothes, steam them, and even spray them with a fragrance all under one minute! Continue reading

Product pick of the week: Thermal Fuse

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Welcome to our new series, every week we will be selecting a new part or product we sell and explaining its use and importance. This article will talk about Thermal fuses which are used for your drying machine. If your dryer is not heating it may be a faulty thermal. 1st Source Servall will explain how this part works and why it is important.

A thermal fuse is a safety part that’s purpose is to shut off the electrical flow that powers the heating mechanism when the exhaust becomes overheated. It is similar to an electrical fuse and it can’t be reset, it must be removed and replaced when it is worn out or broken.

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Dryer Safety Tips to Remember

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Did you know more than 15 thousand clothes dryer related fires occur each year? Laundry is something we have integrated into our normal lives but following these dryer safety tips can help save your property and family from any dryer related fires.

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What Fabrics Can and Can’t be Dried?

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The worst day of the week…you know…the one no one looks forward to.  You separate your lights from your darks and your towels and whatever you may have. That all goes in the washer. Phew! That’s a job all on it’s own. Now, it’s time for the tricky part. Do you dry everything for the sole reason that you enjoy having warm clothes as soon as they come out of the dryer? Or do you hang dry everything? We did some research and found out what fabrics are safe to put in your dryer and what fabrics you might want to hang dry or take to the dry cleaner. Continue reading

Gas VS. Electric Dryer  

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Need a new dryer but do not know what kind? Well lucky for you there are two different kinds of dryers you can choose from. Some prefer to buy electric dryers over gas dryers or vice versa.

 Before you purchase a clothes dryer, you will need to understand the difference between the two types because Electric and Gas both have their pros and cons.Although the difference between electric and gas dryers are how they are powered by but decades of testing reveled that they both perform similarly.

 

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A Guide to “Going Green” in Honor of Earth Day

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“Going Green”, or leading a more environmentally friendly lifestyle to protect the environment and sustain natural resources,  is a lifestyle many of us may enact on a regular basis–or we at least try our best to do so. Changing your lifestyle completely to do this, however, can be difficult.  Many of us know the basics, like the importance of recycling, turning off our lights when we leave a room, and trying to reduce the amount of waste we create.

What you might not be familiar with is how to use your appliances in the most efficient way possible.  Not only do these methods save electricity, water, or natural fuels, they can save you money as well. There are ways to change the way you use all of your main home appliances in order to be more “green”, and you can start doing them right away.  With Earth Day less than two weeks away on April 22nd,  this is the perfect time to make these small changes in honor of your planet.

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