The dishwasher is one of those appliances that people often forget about when they’re looking at ways to save money around the house. The fact is, that there are a number of simple tips that you can incorporate into your dishwashing habits that can help you save money with each and every wash you do. Below you will find some of those tips enhance the you can hopefully turn into habits to save money each time you wash the dishes.
Pass On Heat-Drying
If you aren't in a hurry to have your dishes dry after they have been washed, skip the heat-drying cycle, and end the wash after the dishes are rinsed. Then open the dishwasher door and let the dishes air-dry. One of the more expensive portions of the wash is the electricity used to dry the dishes after they have been washed. Skipping the heat-drying portion of the cycle can significantly reduce the amount of money it costs to run the dishwasher.