Save Money on Your Electric Bills

The chill of fall is starting to sink in. Now more than ever, you are relying on appliances in your home to keep you and your family warm. Running more appliances means you will be paying a higher a utility bill. However, there are steps you can take to lower your utility bills in the brisk days ahead.

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, approximately $10 billion dollars are wasted each year on standby power. To prevent this, you can purchase a smart power strip. They cost $40, but save you $100 a year.

If you are in the market for any electrical appliance, always go for the most energy efficient option. You can increase the energy efficiency of your home by replacing your light bulbs with LED lights. While they are more expensive than traditional light bulbs, you will reap the benefits when you receive your electricity bill.

Many people do not realize that appliances should not be used at certain times of the day. You can drive your energy costs down by utilizing appliances in the off-peak hours of the day. Who knew that doing your laundry at another time of the day could save you big bucks?

At TFC Electric, we are always looking for ways to save our loyal customers money. The tips in this blog can help you keep some extra green in your pocket this season. If you require any electrical services, TFC Electric is here to serve all of your needs. Give us a call at 631-589-2800 for electrical installations, repairs or emergency service.

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October 31, 2014