9 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR UTILITIES
- Use a programmable thermostat. These are cheap if you don’t have on yet. Having it programmed can save you $180 per year. In the summer you’ll save one to two percent for every degree cooler you keep the house.
- Turn off your computer, DVR or any other electronic device. It saves about $5 per month to turn off your big electronics. So if you add up the computer, DVR, fans, (those are quite a bit more, like $30 a month) and other electronics, you could save a significant amount.
- Turn your hot water heater down to 120 degrees. If you have your hot water heater set at 140, it could be costing you $400 to heat the water that hot. Not to mention the water that doesn’t get used on standby. When you travel or go on