Last Updated on January 7, 2021
Electricity is getting more expensive every year, and bills are getting heavier and uglier. We all detest the monthly reminder that takes easily our hard earned dollars just as fast as we get it, and there is no way to escape it.
The good news is that there are several tricks that could reduce electricity consumption and will help you save money. Most of the tricks are simple and they will help the environment.
1. Air Conditioning and Temperature
Wherever you live you will definitely use your air conditioner or heater to be more comfortable in your living environment. These tricks will help you save electricity and gas costs.
First: Open the vents and keep them clean
You might have no idea about the entire airflow system in your home; also you may spend extra money just to create colder or hotter environment when all your requirements were to clean and open vent! So, try to bring a handyman to ensure that all your vents are clean and open.
Second: Check whether your house is getting enough airflow.
It means that you need to check carefully that there is nothing blocking your air conditioner. If you put a bookcase, a big couch or a shelf in the passage of the airflow it can block the operation, so try to use your air and heat conveniently without any issue.
2. Washing Machines
We all agree that to do the laundry is a bit disturbing, especially if it costs you time and money. However, you can change it into a bit interesting task by reducing your next electricity and gas bill.
First: decrease the heat level
Many companies have released a statement that the heat calculates for 90% of the energy usage in washing machines. So it’s better to start washing your clothes on the cold parameter to decrease cost, you may also exclude the dryer since it uses most of the heat, and you can start using the clothesline.
Second: avoid over packing the dryer
If you overpacked the dryer, your clothes may come out not completely dry, and you will have to turn on the dryer again. The best method is to fill up the dryer 70% to provide more space for the clothes to dry properly.