Washing machines are without question one of the most useful inventions for the home, so it's no wonder they've become a staple in the average U.S. household. However, they do use up a lot of energy and are also prone to breaking down if not properly maintained. The National Park Service's entry on laundry practices states that the average residential washing machine … [Read more...] about Washing Machine Care Tips To Save Money And Energy
Instead of being dependent on the air conditioner this summer, try a few of our simple approaches and keep cool without air conditioning! Not only will you be teaching your family about sustainable living, but you can trim your energy bills and put those savings back in your vacation fund! I grew up in a country home without AC so here's my best tips for how to keep the … [Read more...] about How to Keep House Cool Without Air Conditioning
Whether you want to help preserve our environment or you want to spend less money, I bet you are wondering, "How can I lower my electricity bill?" It is something that everyone can benefit from! Fortunately, there are all kinds of ways to cut back on electricity use and lower your bill. For maximum energy conservation impact, get the whole family involved. Here are … [Read more...] about How To Lower Electricity Bill: 20 Ways
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tide at Walmart. The opinions and text are all mine. News Flash! Washing clothes in cold water will save lots of energy and money. The fact is that heating water is the most expensive part of running most home appliances. That is why I am excited to partner with Tide at Walmart in their national effort to encourage as … [Read more...] about Start Washing Clothes The Quick and Cold Way!
You have probably heard by now that there are much more energy efficient light bulbs than there used to be. You may have noticed that these more energy efficient light bulbs are more expensive though. And you may be wondering if how much longer they really last and how much energy they really save. Well, let me tell you exactly why changing you light bulbs to more efficient … [Read more...] about Reduce Your Utility Bill By Changing To Energy Efficient Lighting
Ever wished you had a home energy audit? They are amazing for identifying where your energy is being spent inefficiently and helping you save money on energy bills. However, a professional home energy audit can cost a few hundred dollars. That is why HomeSelfe (pronounced ‘Home Selfie’) is so exciting. It is a new app that helps you save money on energy bills by offering you an … [Read more...] about Free App Shares Ways Of Saving Energy & Lowering Utility Bills
This is really one of those genius ideas that is so simple but so useful. I love this clever LED nightlight solution and I am sure you will too. This post is sponsored by SnapPower, makers of SnapRays Guidelights (the genius LED nightlight solution I was telling you about.) You will love how this LED nightlight is built right into to the electric outlet plastic … [Read more...] about Clever LED Nightlight Solution From SnapPower