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SIX WAYS TO REDUCE ELECTRICITY BILL

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SIX WAYS TO REDUCE ELECTRICITY BILL



Electricity bill is one bill that consume household finance. Everyday, people waste energy without considering the way it affect their pocket. They end up spending too many cash for energy in the household. Below are six ways you need to consider to save electricity bills.

1. ELECTRONICS AND LIGHTING

Your TV and Video set has their way of consuming energy. Puting your TV on for a long hours of the day, expecially on weekend can is something to consider. The size of your TV set affects the amount of volts consumed. A large TV consumes more energy than a small TV. If you have a big TV, it is also necessary for you to buy a smaller one. So that must times you may decide to watch the smaller TV set to save electricity bill. Also, do not leave your TV set on standby. It is best to keep it off while not in use.

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Use low light energy bulb in your home. There are energy saving bulbs that can save you cost of running electricity. Also, put off all security bulbs in the morning and put them on in the evening when it is dark. Futhermore, ensure to off all bulbs in the home before you leave for work.

2. PREPAID METER

If you leave in Nigeria, this will be common to you. Use a prepaid meter instead of a post paid one. In a post paid meter, the energy providers determine the bill and they may charge you more than the electricity you have used. Using a prepaid meter will help you planned your use of electricity. You will be able to budget the amount you want to spend for electricity each month. It will also, motivate you to manage those appliances that will consume energy at home.

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3. FRIDGE

In some household, you will find more than one Fridge and Fridge Freezers. It is okay to have only one fridge to save electric bill. It is also best to keep fridge defrost when it is about one-fourth iced.

4.LAUNDRY

If you use electric washing machine at your home, you can save cost by not using it to dry your clothes all the time. You can still use the traditional way of drying clothes.

5. APPLIANCES

When shopping for appliances for your home, buy those ones that is not only cost efficient but also energy efficient. Buy appliances that are not more than 1000 watts. If you have any appliance than is more than 1000 watts, reduce the number of times you use them.

6. COOKING TOOLS

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Do not use only electrical cooker and kettle. Use microwaves also. Microwaves help save energy in the home. It also reduce cooking time up to 15 to 20 percent, says one researched work. Use the right quantity of water while cooking. Do not leave water in the electric kettle or jugs for too long when they are plugged.

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