04/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Wash And Dry Clothes Efficiently: Here's How

The first wave of appliances were created to do jobs that people didn't want to do or didn't have the time to do. These are the labor-saving appliances such as washing machines.

You're probably wondering what you can do with your appliances to wring more work from them for less pay, so you can start saving up and get some cool solar electric panels on your roof. This is a brief discussion of a few of the household "necessities."

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