Save Electricity Closing Your Blinds

Save Electricity Closing Your Blinds

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One of our most expensive bills can be our electricity bill. With that said, we are always looking for ways to save on electricity in any way we can. If you have read my blog, by now you realize that my main purpose is to help everyone to save on energy and thus pay less on your electricity bill. This case is no different, Save Electricity Closing Your Blinds. You can save energy and pay less on your electricity bill keeping the heat, coming from the sun, out of your home.

If your windows are more than 10 years old and if you can afford them, I recommend changing them all. However, this could represent a substantial investment. The average cost per window is about $500, and they can get as high as $1000 per window. All these depend on the quality and the UV rating. Now, you can update the solar screens, this can be more affordable.

Save Energy Closing Your Blinds

If you are like me, always on a budget. Save electricity with what you have. Most of us have blinds, use them, to keep the sun warmth out of the house, close them and keep the sunlight out as much as we can. On the other hand, you can use your drapes, especially if you have the ones that darken the room. Now, this brings another situation, you will need to turn on the lights every time that you enter that room. I suggest you remember to turn off the lights when you are not in that room.

Notice your energy-saving efforts

Pay less electricity knowing your energy usage

Now you are trying to lower your energy usage with the purpose of paying less electricity. How to know if these efforts are working? You need to know the difference in energy usage between having the blinds open or closed. The only way to notice that is by knowing your daily energy usage. With that said, only possible with prepaid electricity.

Advantages of prepaid electricity

As one of my favorite features or benefits of prepaid electricity is the daily text or email notification.

When you receive your daily energy usage, you can know if your energy-saving efforts are worth keeping doing them. It is the only way to understand and make your home more energy-efficient. On the other hand, if your electric company only sends you a monthly statement, you will never know if any change in energy-saving efforts took effect.


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