Save at least $50-$100+ dollars a month on your Electricity bill!

United States
April 9, 2009 8:23pm CST
Ok well, the savings will differ from person to person and their location, but you should generally save a lot! I was looking online recently and I found an electricity monitor and what it does is let's you measure individual appliances to see how much electricity they're using. What's this mean? You can plug in all kinds of appliances and determine which one is eating up money like crazy, and which one is saving you like crazy! Then after that it's a simple matter of replacing that appliance or dropping it altogether to really cut back on expenses!! If you're not sure what i'm talking about just go to my profile and check out the link, "Save Money On Your Electricity Bill" to read more about it and possibly consider it due to the potential rise in electricity costs that may be right around the corner! Have you seen what i'm talking about, have they worked well for you?
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@chookie1971 (2276)
• Australia
10 Apr 09
I have another way to also save a little bit of money on electricity. I am going to do it one day. If you can, invest in garden solar light. As it gets dark, bring in the lights, and before going to bed, just put them outside so they can get charged up again from the sun. They can be used in places where you don't have to light the room brightly. I don't know how much money people would save but with solar lights lasting for a few years, I think the savings on the electricity bill would pay for the solar lights. It would even cut down on the green house emissions as well. It is just an idea
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• United States
10 Apr 09
Any little bit of savings in this economy is always a big plus!
• United States
19 May 09
I'm sure there are probably solar lights made for indoor use. I don't think those garden lights are the best design to bring inside, although I can see they would probably work if you stood them upside down. They're not very bright though, so that's why I thought there might be one designed for indoor use.
• Australia
19 May 09
I have just started. They are not ideal for big rooms if you have them but they are good for any where that you need a dim light just to see. I have used them in the hall, toilet, bathroom and in the kitchen. They are handy because there is no need to turn on the lights all the time. For example with the kitchen, the only time the big light goes on is for cooking and washing the dishes. A solar light or two gets placed on a bench top where we all pour the drinks and with our cups being clear, we can still see when our cups are full. It just saves now turning on and off the light when go in and out or just leaving it on even when we are not in there.
@KrauseHome (35526)
• United States
10 Apr 09
I will have to check this site a little more and see how I can Save if any. I really think that Utilities is one of the worst things a person can have as well as they are so unpredictable for sure.
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• United States
10 Apr 09
Yeah, darn those misleading salesman telling you you'll actually save money on a given appliance when in fact it's part of the reason your electricity bill might be so high!
@EvrWonder (3577)
• Canada
19 May 09
Well this does sound like a fantastic way to simplify weeding out the energy suckers. I have not seen this before but to me, it sounds like a grat idea. Some people just wouldn't bother but hats off to those who would. This is a great idea and appreciate that you took the time to share it with us. Thanks! Have you tried to use it? If so, have you learned what you need to switch or cut down on in order to reduce your electricity bill?