Nothing is cheap anymore, and you’re starting to be aware of this because of the enormous increase in your electricity bill. You want to change that, and that’s why you’re here. If so, you’ve come to the right article.
Managing your electricity bill is an important part of cutting costs and saving money. That way, you can spend it on other things or just save money in general.
Here are five tips for managing your electricity bill so you’ll pay less:
Turning Off Unused What You Don’t Use
The most obvious of all tips and something that you’ve probably heard from everybody else is turn off your appliances when you don’t use them.
Not only should you turn them off, but you can also choose to unplug certain appliances that still consume a tad of electricity when plugged in, even if not turned on. Make sure to consult a professional when deciding to unplug some appliances because some of them might get broken if unplugged and left without a source of electricity.
Any appliance that you know you don’t need for the day of the week or a certain duration and are allowed to be unplugged, you can choose to do so, and it’s bound to lessen your electricity bill.
Optimizing Your Appliances Settings
The little things and settings you can barely notice in your appliances like your Television’s brightness or your airconditioner’s temperature can actually greatly impact your electricity bills in the long run.
Toning down your airconditioning’s temperature a tad lower than usual or lowering your TV’s brightness for 100 down to 80 is barely noticeable by the naked eye. However, it will affect how much electricity your appliance needs and, in turn, affects how much electricity is being used on a daily basis.
Your barely noticeable changes can be greatly felt through your electricity bill.
Use Energy-Saving Appliances
The hype surrounding Inverter type appliances is real, and we can tell you why. Conventional type appliances only generally have two settings and operate in full capacity or zero capacity. They run and consume electricity at the same rate no matter what.
Conventional type refrigerators consume the same amount of electricity despite already having reached the ideal temperature. This is opposed to inverter types that tone down on the electricity consumption after having reached the set parameters.
Investing and spending money in the new inverter type appliances are worth it in comparison to keeping your old, conventional appliances that consume more electricity. If you do the calculations, it’s worth it in the long run.
Washing Clothes with Cold Water
A lot may not know it, but the majority of electricity consumed by washing machines is spent on heating the water. Choosing to wash your clothes with cold water not only guarantees that some of your sensitive clothes are spared from the heat, wear, and tear, it also costs less.
The hassle of trying to segregate clothes that are sensitive to warm water and clothes that aren’t will no longer be a problem if you decide to use cold water. Not only does this solve that problem, but it also saves you a lot. 75% of the energy spent on doing the laundry goes to heating the water. If you choose to wash with cold water, you’ll be saving 75% of the energy spent.
The last and probably most effective tip to cutting electricity bill costs is to become aware of your expenses. Look at the electricity bill that comes in every month and try to evaluate where you spent the most and what appliance consumed electricity the most.
After being aware of where you spend the most for your electricity bill you’re now self-conscious enough to weigh out what appliances you can limit and what appliances you’ll have to replace if need be to cut down on electricity costs.
Save more and get your electrical wiring checked today. Talk to an expert and certified electrician from NBL Electrics now. Call us to book an appointment at 0466 631 161 or you can also visit our website https://artisanelectrical.com.au/ and learn more about our services. Remember, we’re always here to help you save and be safe!