Solar energy is being used more and more around the home, including landscape lighting and solar water heaters. A more common use of solar energy that has been around for years is drying clothes on a clothesline.
The vent on a clothes dryer can become clogged with lint over time, causing the dryer to dry less efficiently and resulting in dangerous house fires. Watch this video to find out how to clean your dryer vent.
A good way to create more space in the laundry room is to add storage shelves or cubbies complete with a laundry basket for each member of the family. This will allow you to sort the laundry individually and create a much more organized space. Watch this video to find out more.
To make your clothes washing better for the environment, save water, and reduce energy consumption use only cold water to wash your clothes, choose eco-friendly detergent, and dry clothes on a clothes line rather than in the dryer. Watch this video to find out more.
Adding special dryer balls to your clothes dryer can cut down on the time it takes to dry your clothes. They work to separate the clothes, allowing them to dry quicker, and also claim to eliminate the need for fabric softener sheets. Watch this video to find out more.