My electric bill was under $350 for the first time in over six months. Staying on top to the kids to keep things off or unplugged when not in use has been a help I think. But summer is coming quick and the A/C and swimming pool are almost a necessitiy. I'm investigating solar and wind devices to trim back a bit on some things. Does anyone here have any tips?
Oh yeah and buy a few hamsters and them wheel things they like so much. Put them furry suckers to work. Harness all that frenetic circular energy.
Hook 'em up to a generator.
CFL light bulbs! Compact florescent light bulbs made a huge difference for us, but most of our electric use is lighting. I don't see how the swimming pool would use much power? And you could go with a swamp cooler or fans instead of AC...
That and put the kids on tread mills when they want to watch TV.
Quite simple, really.
It involves a lot of invisibility paint and a long extension cord connected to my unknowing neighbor's house.
I use a voltage amp to make sure I don't blow a fuse, that uses biodiesel. Lil' bugger is loud, though. I just tell them its the water heater and that maintenance STILL hasn't fixed it!
by pgrundy 9 years ago
Electricity has always been expensive where I live (SW Michigan) but I got our electric bill for this month and it was nearly $200. When we first moved in here two years ago we paid around $80-$90 and our house is small--1000 square feet, and we have a pellet stove, only use the washer once or...
by PhoenixV 6 years ago
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by kcsummers 6 years ago
Are there easy ways to cut your electric bill?Short of installing new windows, insulation, etc, (which would be great, but who can afford it right now?), do you know any ways to lower an electric bill?
by Lgali 9 years ago
I take bus to work instead of car..
by kakbiz 8 years ago
Electric bill less when washer/dryer are used at separate times vs used at the same time?
by BlissfulWriter 6 years ago
Do you brush your teeth after swimming in a public swimming pool?
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