Now that Memorial Day has passed, the unofficial start of summer is here. With that being said, you will probably see an increase in your electricity bill over the next several months due to increasing temperatures.
However, I am here today to help you save money on electricity costs this summer. I’m sure most of you would rather use that money for something else anyways!
While some of the tips below may seem obvious to some of you, I know plenty of others who spend hundreds of dollars a month on cooling costs and waste tons of electricity that they don’t need to be wasting.
As most of you know, we moved to Fruita, Colorado a little over three months ago. The weather here isn’t cold like most people think when they think of Colorado and this is because Fruita is in the high desert. We’ve had plenty of warm, sunny and beautiful days. Due to this, we’ve been mindful of the electricity we are using since we’ve already had some pretty hot days.
Even though the temperature here is somewhat similar to the temperatures we often experienced in St. Louis, Missouri, we’ve already noticed a big difference in our monthly electric bills. [Read more…]