I have to admit that I was always disregarding our electric use at home. Growing up my mom always told me that I should turn off the light whenever I left a room.
One thing I didn’t know is that when your phone charger is plugged in it is still using power, even if your phone is not plugged in. How crazy is that? These power sucks can increase your power bill significantly.
One handy tip is to use this smart power strip, which automates the process for you. It will power off devices that are not currently in use. It’s genius and it will help you cut your electric bill in half.
The energy-efficient light bulbs last much longer compared to the standard light bulbs. Plus energy-efficient light bulbs use up 75% less energy, saving your power and money.
If you’re washing in smaller loads, they tend to cost the same amount of money per washing cycle as a full load – making it more expensive since you wash more often. Wait until you have a full load of/ dirty clothes for the washing machine, and you will be right on track to cut your electricity bill in half.
When you already have a dryer, give line drying a try! It’s gentler on your clothes, meaning that you will save money not having to replace them. On top of that, you will save a great deal of money on your electric bill.
They make sure that the cold air is not coming into my heated room. This will save you a lot of money if it is winter and it’s snowing, you don’t want your warm air to heat up the streets.
Fans are a lot cheaper to run compared to air conditioners, it can save you up to 20% of your electric bill.