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8 IDEAS to cut down your electricity bills

Are your tired of getting high electricity bills? Or paying the high electricity bill? Cannot cut down electricity bills?

Now, this is time to cheer up!!


Because we Everest Toronto Plumbers are giving you 8 ideas to cut down your electricity bills that are used in your house. As we know that Saving energy is not just about helping you to save electricity or be more energy efficient — it is also a great way to save money.

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#1. Turn off unnecessary lights

Even Two 100-watt incandescent bulbs switched off for an average of two hours per day could save you $12 over a year. When you leave the room or going out of the home check the switch if it is on. If on then turn it off.

#2. Understand the uses of energy in the home

When you know the uses of energy in the home as energy consumption during cooking, bathing lighting then you can minimize the energy uses in the home.

#3. Use shorter showers

Hot water is expensive than cold water. If two people in your home cut their shower time by a minute each, you could save $30 over a year. When you take shorter showers water consumed is less than longer showers.

#4. Turn off taps when shaving, washing hands, brushing teeth

While shaving, washing hands, or brushing teeth if you leave the taps to turn on water consumption will be higher. We have to run motors to fill up the tanks faster. Due to this both, water bill and electricity bill will be higher.

#5. Change Your Light Bulbs

One of the least expensive and most effective changes you can make in your home is replacing your light bulbs. According to Energy Star, one of its qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL), which cost just a few dollars, “will save about $30 over its lifetime and pay for itself in about 6 months. It uses 75 percent less energy and lasts about 10 times longer than an incandescent bulb.” By changing the light bulbs, you can save energy.

#6. Use More Energy-efficient Appliances

Appliances as Fridge, washing machine, heaters etc. use more amount of electrical energy to work. So to cut down electricity bills, use such appliance whenever they are needed and turn them off.

#7. Use Fans for Cooling in this summer

In the summer, use stationary, ceiling and whole-house fans to cool your home, reducing the need for air conditioning. Simple Ways to Cool Your Home and Save Big explains that for every degree you raise your thermostat, you reduce your cooling costs between 7 and 10 percent.

#8. Insulate your home or building

Energy consumption will be higher during winter and summer. By insulation the houses’ wall, ceiling, you can save energy consumed for heating the house. As a result of which you can easily cut down the electricity bills.

Conclusion: By following above Great 8 ideas, you can easily save you money that is unnecessarily going out of your pocket. Thus, save your extra expenditure \ cut down electricity bills.

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