Recent Washing Machines Articles


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6 Simple, Moneywise Steps to Greener Plumbing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 19, 2015

If you're concerned about making your home plumbing more environmentally friendly, installing a greywater system or a solar water heater may be a "someday" dream of yours. But not every...


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Plumbing Problem -- Fix it Yourself or Call in a Pro?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 02, 2015

Water, water everywhere ... or a hefty bill for a 15-minute service call? That's a decision you may have to make when you're faced with a plumbing problem in your home. The combination...


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Spotlight on Laundry Rooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 24, 2015

What's big in 2015 is an area of your home that is actually very, very small. Fabulous and functional laundry rooms are hot right now. Makeover what you have, or create a dedicated...


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The Secret of Cleaner Laundry? Use Less Detergent

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 06, 2015

Strange but true: If you would like your laundry to come out cleaner and fresher, the secret just might be to cut down on the detergent. Using too much or the wrong kind of laundry...


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9 Steps for Green Back-to-School Preparation

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 31, 2014

As you get ready to send your kids back to school, why not take the opportunity to educate them about safeguarding our planet’s environment? Reuse any school supplies you might...


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Your Checklist for an Eco-Friendly Laundry Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2014

When you head to your laundry room, you may think you’re just doing the wash. In reality, though, the home laundry room is much more ... a place where you can make a positive...


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8 Things that Put Your Washing Machine at Risk

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 04, 2014

A washing machine is an essential household appliance. It’s also a major financial investment. Here’s how to avoid common laundry-day mistakes...


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10 Tips to Go Green in the Laundry Room

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Jan 20, 2014

The EPA estimates that if Americans went green in the laundry room, they'd save three trillion gallons of water annually, along with over $18 billion per year. The laundry room is a...