Energy costs leave laundromats, dry cleaners out to dry
Jerry Brandt puts two different loads of his washed clothes into the dryer, where he will pay only 50 cents to complete the cycle, at Dandy Wash in Lodi on Tuesday. (Angelina Gervasi/News-Sentinel)
Posted: Tuesday, November 15, 2005 10:00 pm
Clothes dryers and water heaters at A-1 Launderette on Ham Lane
consume upwards of $1,000 worth of natural gas each month.
Keeping that in mind - and the fact that the cost of natural gas
from Pacific Gas and Electric rose 40 to 50 percent Nov. 1 - owner
Denise Kalend will be bracing herself when the gas bill comes later
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 10:00 pm.