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Easy Ways To Save Money On Your Electric Bill

Updated: Oct 11, 2023

As inflation continues to rise, it's more important than ever to save money on your energy bills. In this blog, I'll be giving you some easy tips and solutions to help keep your money in your pockets.

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Inflation driving rising energy costs

Unplug any "energy suckers" like computers/laptops, coffee maker and block chargers. These "energy suckers" continue to draw power even when they are not in use, therefore driving up the cost of your energy bill. Unplug these appliances and devices when they are not in use and start to see the savings on your electric bill.

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"Energy Suckers" that can increase your electric bill

Did you know that keeping your curtains drawn during day helps you save money by keeping your home cooler without having to use the AC as frequently. Between the hours of 2 and 3 PM are the hottest times of the day where your AC tends to run more. 30% of unwanted heat enters through the windows. Try upgrading your curtains to black out energy saving ones. There are a wide variety of colors and patterns to choose from for everyone's budget. Roll up blinds now have options that allow you to see out of them but they have UV blockers in the material.

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Using your ceiling fans puts less strain on your HVAC system

Using your ceiling fan to move air and put less stress and strain on your HVAC system. This tip works all year round. Most fans have the ability to turn both clockwise and counter clock wise. Spin your fan clockwise in the summer months and counter clockwise in the winter months to pull the heat down from the top of the ceilings.

Try out these money saving tips to save on your next electric bill and check back for more tips and tricks.


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