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6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Your Dishwasher

It's been a little over 60 years since dishwashers came into the homes of Middle Class America, revolutionizing housework in the process. Today, about 75% of American households enjoy the privilege of…

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7 Common Dishwasher-Loading Mistakes That May Surprise You

Brought to you by the researchers who spend their time studying the mysterious mechanics that happen behind the closed dishwasher door. Of all the complicated things we have to contend with in day-…

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Calculate Your Water Footprint

Every drop counts when it comes to water conservation. Make the most of the water you use in your home. Consider taking shorter showers. Invest in a low–flow toilet or put a plastic bottle filled …

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Clean Your Plate: Energy-Saving Dishwashing Tips

I recently considered the post-dinner party mess in my kitchen and wondered if tossing that mountain of food-glooped dishes in the trash might not be more energy-efficient than actually washing them. …

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How to Deodorize Your Dishwasher and Other Tips

I was just looking at the inside of my dishwasher the other day, thinking it needed a good cleaning, so it was fortuitous to come across Renee Loux's suggestions in Easy Green Living for deodorizing a…

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