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Hang your laundry out to dry

"That's going to be your biggest money saver," she says. "Use the free sun and the free air to dry your clothes."

For about $6, you can buy enough clothesline at your local hardware store to hang up a full load of laundry. If you do that with just 50 percent of your laundry loads instead of using a conventional clothes dryer, you could save almost $60 per year.

If you live in a neighborhood where laundry lines aren't allowed, you can string a clothesline in a well-ventilated garage, carport or laundry room.


 

 

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