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Clothes washers need regular maintenance to stay in top shape. A top complaint about front-load washers quickly emerges when you don’t keep up with regular maintenance. You’ll begin smelling a musty odor because mold and mildew builds up around... Read more .

Finding the right size of back-up whole-home generator is essential to keeping your home safe while saving you money. You don’t want to pay for more power than you need or do without the power your home requires. Find the right size of generator... Read more .

If you’ve ever experienced power outages or brown-outs, you’ve likely gained a greater appreciation for a dependable power supply going to your home. Severe weather, lack of generating capacity or fire danger can quickly knock out power from the... Read more .

When considering the purchase of a Cummins QuiteConnect™ whole-home generator, understanding the differences between air-cooled and liquid-cooled designs can help make it easier to decide which one is right for your needs. All whole-home standby... Read more .

Making the right decisions about the types of replacement windows to install in your home can seem overwhelming. Knowing which type of window is optimum for each home setting can put you at ease when deciding what is best for your home. When... Read more .

Room AC energy use is directly related to its British thermal unit (BTU) rating. To find out how much energy your room air conditioner uses, you need to know its cooling capacity, which is expressed in BTUs. If you don’t know your room AC’s... Read more .

The ENERGY STAR® website makes it easy for you to find out how much energy your refrigerator uses. Enter your refrigerator’s type, age and size into their Flip Your Fridge Calculator to find your fridge’s annual energy consumption. Key in your... Read more .

All standard dryers use about the same amount of energy because they all work the same way. A motor rotates the drum while a fan circulates hot air through the clothes to dry them. In fact, dryers are so similar in energy use that they don’t use... Read more .

Most clothes washers don’t use much energy at all to accomplish basic functions of filling, agitating, draining and spinning clothes. Only 10 percent of energy used to wash laundry is used by the washer drive motor according to the US... Read more .

Freezers typically use between 200 and 1,200 kWh of electricity annually, which costs between $24 and $144 per year (based on an average electricity cost of 12 cents per kWh). The amount of energy your freezer uses depends on its size, age, and... Read more .

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