Saving on electricity bills: my bullet-proof strategy
During global financial crisis everyone is looking for savings. Governments cut spending on unnecessary things (or pretend to do so) and average people ask themselves a questions like “how can I save money?”, “what on my shopping list is something I don’t really need?” and so on. Also electric power bills are often the reason of headache, especially that they grow larger and larger every quarter. In this text I just want to support you with few simple tips to reduce them.
Unplug electrical devices when you don’t use them. For example mobile charger will continue using electricity after you’d taken your phone off it. As long as it’s plugged, it will cost you money.
Saving on electricity tip 2.
A piece of equipment you should look at is refrigerator. In many cases it needs solid cleaning. The most important parts are the coils on the back and space underneath. When there is some rubbish or dust there, it uses more electricity.
Saving on electricity tip 3.
Check if there is anything that obstructs vents of your furnace. These are usually furniture, but can be anything that you’ll put in wrong place. If yes, it makes air conditioning using much more electric power that it should. In that case, fix it as soon as possible.
Saving on electricity tip 4.
Never leave a shower or exhaust fan running. This is also when cleaning dishes. Don’t walk away to another room leaving light on. If necessary – install a timer in your bathroom. The lights will automatically switch off.
Last special tip on saving on electricity bills.
Invest few bucks and make yourself a free energy generator. It will make you partly or completely independent from your current electricity supplier. Surely it will lower the amount of money you spend for energy at the moment.