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8 Energy Saving Tips for your Clothes Washer

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Everyone likes to save money. Since your household appliances are some of the largest electricity consumers, this is a good place to start your savings quest. The following is a collection of tips about how to save electricity when using your electrical clothes washing machine. Sort clothes: This is something everyone has been telling you [...]

Understanding Laundry Detergent

Laundry Detergent

History Soap has been around for 5000 years. Both the Egyptians and Babylonians used soap for personal cleaning. Soap then was a mixture of rendered animals fats and ashes. Although its basic principles remain the same, it is now made using a sophisticated chemical and manufacturing process. During the middle ages the use of soap [...]

Front Loaders and High Efficiency Detergent

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Since the introduction of the front-loading washing machine into the North American market their sales have literally exploded. Like most people, you probably bought one because of the suggested savings. The claims about their efficiency are true. When operated properly you can save energy, water, and money. Plus they do a fabulous job of washing [...]

Odors, Mildew and Your Washing Machine

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A modern clothes washing machine can suffer from odors or mildew. It may build to the point where the odors seem to overwhelm all other aspect of the clothes washing experience. The causes can be varied but generally are due to moisture build-up within the clothes tub. Water Drainage Since the washing machine itself operates [...]

Front Loading Washing Machine Facts

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Consumers in North America have finally discovered the front load washing machine. Although new to North America they are the standard in Europe, accounting for 90% of the market. The front load (or horizontal axis) washing machine was produced in response to concerns about the increasing costs to operate laundry equipment. Efficiency, electrical consumption, and [...]