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Clean or replace filters for anything that heats or cools around your house once a month. Why? If they get blocked, you lose all your efficiency. Use a vacuum to clean the coils inside the front grill of your refrigerator, so it works more efficiently and doesn't cost you more cash. Also clean the lint collector in your dryer as well as the hot air duct leading out of the house. (Or just skip the dryer in warm weather altogether!)
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