Are you looking for ways to save money on your regular utility bills? I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for simple things we can do to cut down on our consumption of energy and water (so we can save!).
One way you could potentially save on your water bill is to look at the water levels in your washing machine. A few days ago I had a smaller “emergency” load of laundry, so I set the load size to “small” on my machine. I was worried that the “small” setting might not fill up the machine enough, so I watched as the water filled up in the machine.
I was shocked to see that the “small” setting on our machine filled up the basin to the 1/2-way full mark.
Yesterday I did a larger load of laundry, so I watched it fill up using the “large” setting. It was way more water than what was needed to wash what I considered to be a big load of laundry.
From now on, I’m planning on saving water by using the load-size settings on my machine.
I’m sure the water levels vary for different types of machines. We have a basic top-loading machine. I know that some of the newer machines are much more efficient with water. But, if it can save you a little bit on your water bill, it’s definitely worth checking out!
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