There are numerous ways to be frugal when it comes to your
utility bills. There are thrift conscious ways to save money on all your
Houses need good insulation and double pane windows to be energy efficient
and save money on heat. Even the smallest leaks to outside air can cause
cold rooms and run up heating bills.
Turning down the thermostat on your
furnace even a few degrees, or installing a timer to turn down the heat at night
will result in saving money.
Too often water heaters are set too high, and
not put in vacation mode at appropriate times.
Electric bills can be cut by turning off lights when not in
use, and conservative use of appliances like the washer, dryer and dishwasher.
Energy star appliances will also save money.
some additional frugal tips to save money on
- Check with your utility
company to see if they will do a free energy audit for your home.
- Take advantage of discounted
prices and rebates offered by utility companies, state and
federal government to
improve the energy efficiency of your home.