After seeing the adverts on TV for the, “amazing dryer balls” I decided to buy a pair and try them out. They claim to soften fabrics, reduce creases & wrinkles, cut down on lint and save up to 25% on tumble dryer running costs. These are big claims for something costing only around £10. Theread the full article..
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There’s been a lot of talk about washing at 30 degrees in order to save energy costs. However, there are some things you should know before jumping on this particular bandwagon. This page looks at whether you really do save any money and can your washing machine even wash properly at 30 degrees? Claims ofread the full article..
If you are putting a load of laundry into the washing machine and you know you will be drying it in the tumble dryer, do you still use fabric softener? Did you know that you don’t need to? Here’s an environmentally friendly tip to save on fabric softener (conditioner) when tumble drying. Because tumble dryingread the full article..
A substantial percentage of the electricity we use in our homes is used by our white goods appliances. We have washing machines, tumble dryers, ovens, dishwashers and fridges. A lot of attention has been paid to making them use less energy, but after many years of reducing energy usage they’ve hit a plateau. Thinking laterally,read the full article..
If you use the economy 7 tariff you may want to set your washing machine, dishwasher or tumble dryer to come on during the night. This is very unwise, and potentially dangerous! Can I save money using appliances on economy 7 during the night? Technically yes, but these tariffs are aimed at people with storageread the full article..
Many people have become sceptical of environmentally friendly versions of products, and it’s no surprise. For years now manufacturers have flooded the market with greenwash products that are either not very good or not even eco friendly. Which? tests on two leading environmentally (friendlier) laundry detergents resulted in the following disappointing conclusion, “unfortunately they can’tread the full article..