10 Ways To Save Money On Your Utilities Bill: Winter

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As a homeowner, I’m always looking for ways to lower my monthly electrical bill especially doing the winter and summer months.

A typical single-family home annual energy bill is mostly spent on heating, cooling, lighting, appliances, water heating, and electronics.

Here are 10 Ways To Save Money On Your Utilities Bill.

Phantom power is basically when your electronics are using energy even when they’re not in use.

To eliminate this, simply unplug your unused electronic devices, or you can connect to a power strip and when not in use turn the power switch off

2. Change your Air filters

You should change your air Filters regularly When filters are dirty, your heating system has to work harder and will use more energy to keep your home warm.

3. Lower your Water Heather Temperature

Water heating accounts for approximately 18% of the energy consumed in your home. By Simpliy lowing the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (120°F) will save you energy and money.

You can also add a water heater blanket to your water tank.

4.Energy Star

If you can afford it, its worth the investment to update your old appliances with newer energy-star- qualified appliances models that are label with the Energy Star Logo. You can save hundreds of dollars every year.

5. Use Cold Water

When doing your laundry use cold water to wash your clothes. This will make your clothes last a lot longer and save you a lot of money because you’re not wasting hot water

6. Only Wash Full Loads

Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes. Instead of doing multiple small loads do one big load.

7. Caulking

Caulk and weatherstripping all your windows and doors to plug any air leaks. This will help your house energy efficiency up to 20%.

8. Adjust the temperature

Set thermostats at 68°F in the winter. You may also want to consider installing a smart or programmable thermostat. These thermostats can pay for themselves within the first year. You can program the thermostat to warm the house when your there and lower the temperature when no one is home.

9.Use ceiling fans

You can save 10% off your heating bill by reversing the fan to push warm air from the ceiling back down into the room.

10 Bring in sunlight

ull the plug on artificial lights DurinPg daylight hours and use windows to bring in natural light and brighten and warm up your home.

Ok, those are my 10 Ways To Save Money On Your Utilities Bill. If you have any New tips, please feel free to share them with us.