If you’ve just received your power bill, you’re probably freakin’ out right now.
The cost of power keeps increasing, and after a few months of colder weather, we’re all in for a pretty hefty bill.
Even trusty gas is now more expensive with a decrease in supply sending bills skyrocketing over the past couple of months.
But there are a few easy things you can do to cut down the amount of energy you’re using, so you can spend that hard earned moolah on something a little more fun.
Here are five steps you can take to reduce your power bill:
Choose your appliances wisely.
Some household appliances chew through your power a lot faster than others. Washing machines and dryers are the biggest (and most obvious) culprits – Money Smart recommends only washing full loads and air drying as much as you can.