Saving Money the Easy Way

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What homeowner doesn’t want to save money? By taking proper care and diligence of your home, you can reap the benefits for years to come. Below are some money saving tips and tricks that answer all of your concerns.

Plumbing

    Leaky faucets are sneaky culprits. An average household wastes more than 100.000 gallons of water per year just through leaks! A shower head leaking at 10 drips a minute contributes to about 500 gallons of that water waste. Just by being extra attentive and fixing these water leaks a homeowner can save 10 percent on their annual water bill, so your hard earned money does not go down the drain.

Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling account for 48 percent of the energy use in a typical American home, opening the door to the most opportunity for savings.

Heating

On a cold, winter day it is undoubtedly very relaxing to come home to a warm house with the heat cranked. If you simply turn down the heat to 60 degrees while at work or on vacation can lower costs, and keep the thermostat set around 65 during the night. Don’t want to wait for the heat to turn on when you come home? Installing a pre programmable thermostat saves about $180 every year in energy costs.

Cooling

Two thirds of all homes in the United States have air conditioners, using about five percent of all the electricity produced in the country. Regular maintenance can keep your air conditioner running efficiently, by checking the airflow and upgrading to an energy efficient air conditioners such as an ENERGY STAR label can reduce energy use between 20 and 50 percent.

Investing in a generator

Generator installation a great way to save money, boost efficiency, and ensure ensure safety through a power outage.

    Electric generators are devices used for converting mechanical energy into electrical energy. There are two different types of electric generators, where the electrical energy is produced into a direct current (DC) or an alternating current (AC). There are commercial generators used in offices and large buildings, while residential generators are made for in home use.

    Keeping your home running during a power outage is a major benefit of owning a generator. Being able to stay in your home will cut hotel costs, spoiled food losses, and if you have a sump pump it can run safely. Additionally, your home value can increase at the average of 52.7% over the cost of the generator itself.

Overall, cutting costs with electric generators while being diligent and maintaining thermostats, leaky faucets, and air conditioning units will bring a multitude of benefits to your home and cash straight into your pocket. Helpful research also found here.