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It's true that washing machines are great to have around when you have a big family, but there are a lot of people for whom something a lot smaller would make a lot of sense. It's true that the age-old custom of spending a night at the laundromat still holds, but this small washing machine is just nice to have around.

Clatronic Washing Machine Is Small & Perfect For Renters

It’s true that washing machines are great to have around when you have a big family, but there are a lot of people for whom something a lot smaller would make a lot of sense. It’s true that the age-old custom of spending a night at the laundromat still holds, but this small washing machine is just nice to have around.It’s also true that a lot of places have laundry rooms, which are great to use, but having a small washing machine is kind of neat.

Angie's List

Brightnest is now Angie's List - find your favorite to-do's, tips and tools here. The Brightnest mission was to make homeowners happy - Angie's List continues that mission.

Angie's List

Brightnest is now Angie's List - find your favorite to-do's, tips and tools here. The Brightnest mission was to make homeowners happy - Angie's List continues that mission.

Save Money On Laundry

Save Money On Laundry

Laundry may not seem like a huge cash drain, but since it's a task you repeat so frequently (at least, we hope you do), you can save big dough with little changes. Plus, these tips will conserve water as well, which helps the environment!

Solar-powered DIY Washing Machine

Upgrade To Energy Efficient Washer and Dryer  This is not permission to go out and replace your current machine that’s running just fine. (But nice try!) If you’re in the market for a new washer or dryer, buying an energy efficient model can save both water and energy, and lower your bills.

Eco-Friendly Laundry Tips

If you're doing several loads of laundry every week, the water, energy, and products (not to mention costs!) will really start to add up. To reduce the environmental impact laundry has, while saving you money on your utility bill at the same time, follow these eco-friendly laundry tips. Simple switches like using cold water rather than hot and changing your detergent can have a big impact when multiplied across the dozens of loads of laundry you do every year. Then, ditch the chemical-filled…

Inspect and Maintain your Front-Loading Washing Machine

Washing machines rarely get noticed until you're ankle deep in water from a burst-pipe and trying to salvage a rancid load of laundry. A quick inspection of your washing machine can prevent significant water damage and salvage your best pair of slacks.

Upcycle This: Dryer Lint

Angie's List

Brightnest is now Angie's List - find your favorite to-do's, tips and tools here. The Brightnest mission was to make homeowners happy - Angie's List continues that mission.

10 Ways to Save Energy in the Laundry Room

10 Ways to Save Energy in the Laundry Room

Washing and drying clothes uses a lot of energy and water in a typical house. Here are 10 ways you can reduce your consumption of water and energy while doing laundry.Move the dryer closer to an outside wall The farther exhaust air has to travel from your dryer to get outside, the more energy your dryer will use on every cycle. If you can, move the dryer as close to its exhaust port as possible. Can you reduce the number of elbow bends in the exhaust pipe?

Wash Your Clothes in Cold Water

Angie's List

The Department of Energy estimates that up to 90 percent of the cost of laundry comes from the energy used to run your hot water heater! Conserve water (and save some money) by switching the water temperature to “cold” when you do laundry.

Clean the Outside of Your Washer and Dryer

In matters of laundry machines, it's usually what goes on inside that counts. But nothing is worse than removing a clean load of laundry only to accidently dirty it up again by setting it on a detergent puddle you didn't notice. Give the exterior of your washer and dryer a quick clean to prolong the life of these two machines.

Save Water And Energy: Better Ways To Do Laundry

Water is a precious resource and we should not waste it. Learn how to clean your clothes efficiently without racking up the energy and water bills.

Make Your Washer and Dryer Energy-Efficient - Ever heard of the 'dry towel trick' ? Works wonders :)

Lowe's Home Improvement

Your washer and dryer are two of the hardest-working appliances in your home. Keep them in good working condition, and they'll add loads of convenience to your life for years to come. Read this guide for easy ways to maintain your washer and dryer.

Energy tip: If you are in the market for a new washing machine, make sure you get a front-loading model, which uses a third less water, heat energy and detergent than standard top-loading designs.

Green Living - Eco Friendly Green Living

Energy tip: If you are in the market for a new washing machine, make sure you get a front-loading model, which uses a third less water, heat energy and detergent than standard top-loading designs.