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Old 11-15-2012, 12:49 PM   #25
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Re: I realize not all of us cloth diaper purely for economical reasons, but I found t

Originally Posted by Junipervt View Post
in the nonwinter months our gas bill is a little under $50 a month (goes up a bit in the winter b/c of gas heat) & our electric bill is always around $50 a month. we live in a 3 bdrm unit & I'm home w/ the kids all day.

we have a gas water heater & a gas dryer. maybe using gas is just cheaper? b/c I used the calculator & I don't think that much of our energy bill could just be washing diapers.
I think it is much cheaper. I called a good friend of mine when I discovered this website, and she said "That's crazy! We have gas and it hardly costs us a thing!". That, and she has an HE washer. Those together make cloth diapering a huge savings for her and her 6 kids.

Originally Posted by kannondicarpo View Post
Yes, it's INSANE but we don't have a heating bill either!

I do hAng dry our clothes too. Seriously EVERYTHING.
Oh duh. Of course! Well then it all sorta compares in cost to what most other states pay I guess. I would totally make use of all the sunshine to hang dry all my clothes! Sounds fresh :-)
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