Just because winter hits, doesn’t mean that our electric bills have to go sky high. The tips that follow will show you how to save on winter electric bills. Our electric bill hovers around $75-100 in the winter, and our house is medium-sized (9 rooms) and one level. We have friends who live in the same area, though, who have electric bills as high as $500 or $600! We live in Kentucky, which often experiences temperatures around 0. Last winter was a doozy, though, with 2-3 feet of snow and temperatures -0 F that lasted weeks. It was so bad that it was disaster status. The Red Cross brought communities water, and shelters were opened.
Follow these simple rules to make small adjustments and to identify and fix problem areas in your home that can add up to big savings while keeping you warm and cozy. Of course, there are other tricks we use to keep electric bills low, but I’ll talk about that in another post. Continue reading →