Going Green at home
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Going Green at home

You can’t imagine how much of a difference it will make if all of us follow these easy tips on going green.

Tips on going green at home

1)    Don’t forget to close the water tap when you don’t use it, this might sound very minuscule but certainly not to be underestimated.

2)    Do not run your dishwasher unless it is fully loaded and make sure the plates are scraped before you put it in. Leave your dishes for air-drying rather than heat drying.

3)    Keep the lights off in rooms when unoccupied. Make use of day light by keeping your curtains open during daytime.

4)    Your home must be energy efficient in every possible manner. Do you realize that when you lower your thermostat in winters and up it a little bit in the summers you tend to save lots of energy? One degree won’t lead to discomfort but certainly save you money on cooling and heating appliances.

5)    With your washing machine you could save lots of energy by following easy tips on going green. Wash clothes by using cold water since the washing machine consumes lots of power just to heat the water. Follow this tip and you will be saving on electricity.

6)    Try using fluorescent bulbs, these bulbs burn tend to last longer plus burn more efficiently as compared to the other bulbs.

7)    Avoid putting your clean clothes into your washing machine, just dry them in the hot Sun to ward off any unpleasant smell. This way you can save money plus your clothes will have natural freshness.

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