Archive for the ‘Energy Smart Appliances’ Category

Five Top Factors in Washing Machine Maintenance

Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

547495_washer_machine.jpg  While you consider the maintenance of your dryer as essential because of the many factors that can lead to malfunction, the number of factors that can lead to washing machines falling out of spec may escape your worry.  To keep your washing machine going as long and strong as your dryer, you may need to review the top five factors in washing machine maintenance that can save you costly repairs and replacement.

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Five Top Factors in Dryer Maintenance

Monday, June 11th, 2007

373221_electronic_washer.jpg If you start looking through warranties for various appliances, you’ll notice that many of the incidents not covered are the most common maintenance issues.  This is true of dryers as well.  However, when you consider the top five factors in dryer maintenance, most of the damage not covered is easily preventable.  Here are the most major concerns that are typically not under warranty and the ways to avoid problems.

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Energy Efficient Thermostats for Your Home

Monday, June 11th, 2007

672782_thermostat_2.jpg   One of the easiest ways to lose money on electrical usage in your home is through heating and cooling.  While some of it is human error, forgetting to change the temperature when you aren’t going to be home for a long period of time, much of it is due to the thermostat.  There are many ways to incorporate more energy efficient thermostats into your home, even taking the human aspect out of things.  Three options, each more aggressive than the next, can help you conserve energy and save money with a more efficient thermostat in your home.

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Top 3 Energy Efficient Refrigerators

Monday, June 4th, 2007

113259_11710839-small-kitchen.jpg   Wouldn’t you like to be able to know the top three efficient refrigerator brands so you could get the best of the best when you buy a new refrigerator? When it comes to appliances, we want them to be energy efficient. This is especially true with refrigerators. We depend on them to keep our foods chilled that we need to eat and survive on a daily basis. The refrigerator is quite possibly the most important appliance in our homes.

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Name Brand or No Brand: Does it Matter?

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

149728_washing-machine-knobs.jpg    When it comes to choosing appliances for your home, there is often a lot of fuss made over the name brand and what type you should choose. You know that your appliances are important to you. You depend on them on a daily basis. So does it really matter which brands you choose? Does a name brand really stack up and outshine against a no-name brand appliance?

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