6 Ways To Cut Energy Consumption With Your Dishwasher

The dishwasher is one of the most used and convenient household appliances of our day. And when you consider that washing by hand can use even more energy just in heating water alone, it makes sense that the dishwasher is the way to go for modern families. With summer upon us, air conditioning usage way up and more people around the house, it makes sense to use our dishwasher energy as responsibly as possible. (more…)

Signs That Your Dryer Vent Needs Cleaning

The lint particles from clothing that has been tossed in the dryer seem quite harmless. Most of them travel into a vent, a place where they cannot be seen. For that reason, it becomes easy to overlook the need to schedule a time for the vent’s cleaning. Yet, if you know the following signs, you will soon remember to set aside time for cleaning your dryer’s vent. (more…)