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Rising Energy Costs Getting You Down? Try these energy saving tips!

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Although, my goal with my energy saving tips is to help others save as much money as possible, I also have a goal of making the world a better place for my children, your children and all future generations. Many of my energy saving tips are good for the environment as well as the wallet.

In the past several years, we have watched our costs for water and electricity rise drastically. Living in a home that was built in 1972, we have had to find ways to make our home more energy efficient. With small children, this task was even harder!.

Rising Energy Costs Getting You Down? Try these energy saving tips!

I am by no means an expert in this area. In fact, I consider myself to be a complete novice, but I have found many methods for saving energy that have worked for me. And if these tips worked in my home, I am sure they will prove invaluable for you.

My first energy saving tips may be a bit surprising, since it won’t seem like you’re saving money at all. But, what I have found is that sometimes you must spend money in order to start saving energy and to save money.

Rising Energy Costs Getting You Down? Try these energy saving tips!

Replacing old or worn out appliances or fixtures could end up being one of the best ways to save. It’s more cost up front, but in the long run you will save money.

  • It might shock you to know that a freezer manufactured before 2001 is probably costing you 40% more to operate, than one built today. So if your freezer, was manufactured prior to 2001, you might want to consider purchasing a new one. I am going to give you some tips on what to look for and why.

Rising Energy Costs Getting You Down? Try these energy saving tips!

If you can’t afford to purchase new or you have a newer model, I have some maintenance tips for you to follow that will help save even more. A well maintained piece of equipment will always run more efficiently. Here are some great step by step tips to maintain your homes appliances and why it’s important.

  • Defrosting a freezer sounds pretty easy. Just turn it off, unplug it, take the food out and leave the door open. Well it a little more difficult than that. On this page, I will give you step by step instructions, some do’s and don’ts, and some other tips for maintaining your freezer.

And of course, everyone’s favorite energy saving tips … you have to change your habits.

Have fun with these energy saving tips. Make a game of it. See just how low you can get your bill. By the way, my electric bill is 41% lower than it was last year and that is with an increase in rates. And I am just getting started.

I would love to hear from you. Let me know how much you are saving and how you did it.