The end of the month is nearing and guess what? Your bills are coming in earlier than usual! There are many ways which you can keep your electricity bills down and help you save more. Although results may not be as fast as you hope it would, but I say to you, you’ll feel it in the long run.
Here are some reminders to help you to cut down on your electricity consumption. If you do it religiously, I can assure you that your electric bills will go down.
Electric stoves can consume a large amount of electricity. Utilizing the microwave for heating your food could help keep your electricity bills down.
#2 Plug out electronic devices
Your Television sets, DVD players, Wifi routers, and some other electronics consume energy even when turned off. Make it a habit to plug out electronics when not in use or when you are going out. This way, you can also prevent sparks due to short circuits and overheating that could cause a fire.
#3 LED lights
LED lights compared to standard light bulbs consume less energy even though it releases brighter and clearer light. Some studies show the comparison of power consumption and the amount of lumen it can provide.
#4 Tankless water heater
Tankless water heaters work by heating water directly from its source as it passes by the heating mechanism. Its tendency is to turn on when you need it to. Unlike conventional tanked water heaters, they continuously work to maintain the preset or desired temperature.
#5 Turn of the lights
Even a small light bulb could make a huge difference in your electricity bills. Keeping the habit of turning off the lights when not in use could potentially lower down your electricity consumption and could prolong the lifespan of your bulbs.
#6 Utilize other sources of energy
Although it may be expensive at first, installation of renewable power sources such as solar panels or wind or water turbines can effectively lower down electric bills. These renewable power sources not only can save you more money in the long run, but it also helps save mother earth.
#7 Bulk laundry
Practicing bulk laundry gives you washing machines less time to work. It saves not only on electricity bills but also on your water bills.