Cleaning your home is really important for maintaining a healthy house hold, but you may feel like you use a lot of energy running the vacuum, the dryer, and the dishwasher these day. Here are a few easy ways to help keep your home cleaner longer so you can cut back on these costs!
Save Energy Doing Laundry
There are a few very easy ways you can save energy while doing your laundry. The easiest way is to run the washer and dryer during off peak hours. The second it to use the lowest heat setting you can on the washer and dryer. Washing in cold water, and using low heat when drying can also extend the life of your clothes. The final thing you can do is hand wash your delicate clothes, and hang them to dry. Line dry your clothes inside, and use a foldable wrack so you can keep it out of the way easily.
Save Energy Doing The Dishes
Saving energy while doing the dishes is easier than you think. The first thing you can do to cut back your energy cost in the kitchen is by making sure you’ve got a full load whenever you are washing dishes. Having a full sink or dishwasher will save you time, and hot water costs.
Saving Energy Cleaning The Floors
The easiest way to save the energy it takes to clean floors, is to keep them cleaner in the first place. An easy way you can do this is by not wearing shoes inside the house. Instead, wear a pair of slippers that you only use indoors, and keep some for guests. You can also use disposable shoe covers, or a shoe cover dispenser for guests! This will cut down on dirty floors, and save you lots of time cleaning.
And there you have it, three easy ways to keep your home a little greener, while keeping it a little cleaner! Enjoy!