16 Ways To Save Money On Your Energy Bill This Summer

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Rolls of weatherstripping at the local hardware store are very inexpensive and can do wonders for keeping that cold air in the house, where it belongs. Call a professional to have your air conditioners cleaned out and new filters installed. Ah, summer.

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10 Ways to Lower your Electric Bill Throughout the Year

Saving Everyday

Have you ever received an electric bill that was a lot more than you expected? Here are a few ways to save energy and help avoid those high electric bills! Many dishwashers have an option for “heat dry” meaning it will dry with hot air rather than regular.

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9 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill This Summer

Saving With Shellie

I’ve got some simple ideas for how to lower your electric bill this summer. Change your filters - Your air conditioner filters need to be changed once every 30 days. Not only will this help with your electric bill, it’ll help keep the air a bit cleaner, too.

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Another Reason Why I LOVE Fall!

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But there is one more reason why I love fall-- no heating or cooling bills. After a HOT and steamy summer where the air conditioner ran all day, our windows are finally open and fresh air is blowing inside. I've mentioned before that my family loves the fall.

How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

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Electric Bill. You can save some money with your Electric Bill by turning off lights that you do not need on. Also, when your not at home, turn up the thermostat a few degrees in the summer or down in the winter so that the air conditioner or heater doesn’t run constantly.

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How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

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Electric Bill. You can save some money with your Electric Bill by turning off lights that you do not need on. Also, when your not at home, turn up the thermostat a few degrees in the summer or down in the winter so that the air conditioner or heater doesn’t run constantly.

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Plan a Low Heat Challenge | 31 Days to Find $1000

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I’m not complaining because we haven’t used the air conditioner since early August during a two week heat spell. But temperatures are going to start to dip–that’s just reality–although I’ve really become quite fond of our low utility bills over these last few months. Our September utility bill dropped $80 because of the mild late summer and early fall weather when we didn’t have to run the central air conditioner.

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Hanging Clothes Outside To Dry

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Hanging clothes outside to dry makes our electric bill far more manageable when the temperature spikes and the air conditioner is turned on. Finally, I have been able to start hanging the laundry outside this past week.

Honeywell Allergen Plus Pleated Air Filters – $5.49

Saving With Shellie

Turning on the air conditioner for the first time during the warm weather season always reminds me that we need to change the filters. Well, head to HomeDepot.com where today only you can pick up Honeywell Allergen Plus Pleated Air Filters for just $5.49

How We’re Saving Money On Water Even Though We Live in the Desert

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Even though we live in the desert, we’re finding ways to conserve water and keep our monthly water bill low. Collect air conditioning condensation. On the side of our house, we have a spout that slowly drips out water condensation from the air conditioner.

How to Go Green Witout Going Broke

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Air conditioner units have a similar lifespan, so if they were installed at the same time you could be looking at a major expense. Most people are aware that going green not only saves the environment, it also saves money.

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5 Ways to Be Greener

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Adjust the thermostat : To reduce my use of energy and lower my bill, two benefits due to one action, I’m trying to make a point of lowering my heating temperature in the winter, and turning it up in the summer.

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5 Ways to Go Green and Save Money at the Same Time

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, and other home appliances can be real money savers for a homeowner. These items can reduce your home’s reliance on gas, electricity, and water while lowering your utility bills.

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Bee Stung Butts, Freeze Dried Diapers and Other Hilarious Happenings of Poverty

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Poor me, it was very hot and we just had a little tiny window air conditioner. 16 Ways To Save Money On Your Energy Bill This Summer. Do you ever have days where everything seems to go wrong and you are deep down in the dumps?

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5 Pieces of Advice to Tell Your Child About Money- Part 2

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You may remember the time your dad rescued a toy from the toilet trap , saving us an expensive plumbing repair bill. Or the time I climbed up in the attic to unclog the air conditioner drain.

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How to Get By on One Income When Baby Arrives

For the Mommas

Take a look at all your monthly bills – utilities, groceries, insurance – and come up with a plan to reduce them. You may even be able to eliminate larger bills by getting rid of the service altogether. How to Get By on One Income When Baby Arrives.

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Reducing Household Odors with Filtrete

Nicoles Nickels

I know air filters aren’t something a lot of us think about regularly and may even be a “husband” chore in most of our homes but when Filtrete sent me their Odor Reduction filter to try out my interest was piqued!

Groupon: $169 for a Dyson Air Multiplier Table Fan

Nicoles Nickels

Pay just $169 for a Dyson Air Multiplier Bladeless Table Fan in Blue or White ($299.99 Dyson Air Multiplier Bladeless Fan. When used in conjunction with air conditioning, the fan can lower energy bills by up to 20%. Click here for an overview of the Dyson Air Multiplier.

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6 Steps to Creating a Budget You Can Stick To

For the Mommas

Healthcare- medical bills, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, etc. For example, your electric bill may be higher in periods of more extreme weather if you use your air conditioner and heat to offset the temperature outside.

5 Money Saving Home Improvement Projects That Add Value To Your Home

Saving Cents With Sense

Every place in your home where there is a crack between the walls, around windows, and in other places, you are losing air. Either you are losing the hot air in the winter or the cool air in the summer, and you are losing money at the same time.