Washing clothes in a washing machine at lower temperatures can save on energy bills

Tip created over a year ago.

Households should consider washing clothing at lower temperatures with their washing machine in order to save money on their energy bills.

By heating the water up in your washing machine to a lower temperature you will use less electricity and become more energy efficient.

Washing machines have lots of difference washing cycles and settings, so it might be an idea to wash some clothing on a warmer wash, rather than a hot one.

Another idea when using a washing machine is to use economy wash setting on smaller loads. This will lower the amount of energy being used therefore reducing the price of your electricity bill.

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