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It really does pay to line-dry clothes . . .

June 14th, 2007 at 07:51 pm

We strung up some clotheslines (tree to tree) last month and have been line-drying everything we possibly can (when it's not raining). You wonder if it really makes a difference, so it was nice to see our latest electric bill.

We usually spend $100-120 per month, year-round on electric (remember: there are 9 of us home 24/7). Our current bill said that our latest month's electric charges were $75!! That was pretty exciting to see.

I really don't have extra time to devote to hanging out clothes, but I'm fortunate that all my girls LOVE to hang out the laundry. We put a few lines down low for the 9 and under crowd and they love it that they have their own lines. I love the lower bills. Smile

2 Responses to “It really does pay to line-dry clothes . . .”

  1. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Very good.

  2. fern Says:

    There's something very satisfying about looking out your backyard and seeing the clothes drying on the line. I enjoy hanging them too, doesn't seem like work.

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