Saving Energy and Saving Money!

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During the winter it’s hard to cut down costs on electric and heat because you really can’t leave your home or tell the kids to play outside because it’s a nice day.   So here are some energy saving tips for winter.

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How to Cut Down on Energy Use this Thanksgiving

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Leading up to Thanksgiving Day and on the day of you will be using more energy than normal in your kitchen. Think about all of the appliances you are using to prepare those meals. Here are four ways how you can cut down on energy use on Thanksgiving. Continue reading

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

The Truth Behind The Myth – Washing Dishes by Hand is More Sanitary Than Using a Dishwasher.

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Washing dishes by hand is not only a chore no one wants to do, it is also less sanitary then throwing the dishes in the dishwasher and letting the machine do all of the work for you.

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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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Front Load vs. Top Load Washer

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The sales associate slowly backs away as you argue with your mother in the middle of the appliance store. You try to tell her that the front load washer is the best choice and she counters that argument by telling you about how long the family has relied in the top load washer. This has been a pretty controversial subject ever since the front load washer made a comeback in the early 2000’s.

Well, we are here to share a little secret with you…

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How the Summer Heat Is Affecting Your Home Appliances

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Warm summer days are the best for swimming and soaking up the sun, but the heat can also be getting the best of your home appliances. Extreme heat, summer storms, and power outages can damage your appliances and make them work much harder than they are used to. If you don’t keep an eye on your major appliances, they may unexpectedly break down or start functioning less efficiently.

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