Utility Room

Electric Water Heater/Storage Tank

  • Set water heater to 120° to 130°F
  • Wrap water heater and pipes
  • Flush sediment regularly
  • Install a timer
  • Use tempering tank
  • Turn off at the breaker if you’ll be away for more than 4 days

Electric Dryer

  • Dry full loads
  • Do multiple loads at a time
  • Clean lint screen frequently
  • Choose moisture-sensor model
  • Air dry when possible

Washing Machine

  • Wash with cold water
  • Pre-soak heavily soiled loads