06/10/2013 07:51 am ET Updated Aug 10, 2013

Try This Money-Saving Dishwasher Tip In Warm Weather

For 20 years, Bruce Lubin and his wife Jeanne have been collecting tips and hints to save time, money, and make everyday tasks easier. Their book "Who Knew?"by TeleBrands includes thousands of money-saving secrets for cooking, cleaning and other tasks around your home.

As you move from room to room, you'll discover how to affordably clean your home using all-natural, homemade cleaners; get rid of any kind of stain on the planet; organize like a whiz; keep your car at its best; and perform simple household repairs. We are republishing a fabulous tip from the book about an easy dishwasher tip.

Here's a terrific tip to use during warm weather: Turn off your dishwasher after the rinse cycle, open it up, and let your dishes drip-dry. You'll save a lot by avoiding the heat-drying cycle on your machine.

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