Anyone who manages a house, deals with problems of everyday life, knows perfectly well how often there is not enough money for something that is outside the category of necessary!
Any housewife wants to save a little, especially if the family budget is already small.
Let's try to cut our electricity bills a little bit and see what the result is.
It seems that this is a little, but in fact, with a reasonable approach to saving electricity in an apartment, knowing a few tricks, you can free up significant funds.
Don't forget to turn off electrical appliances
For example, a television. Old model models with picture tube consume about 100 watts of power during operation, in the off state - 2 watts. The latest plasma and LCD TVs require more - 400 watts for operation and 4 watts for standby. They switch to standby mode by pressing the corresponding button on the remote control. Don't be lazy to click on it in time!
DVD reader. It can be turned off completely if it is a new generation. When turned off, this player will save all your settings, even the date and time, and restore them the next time you connect to the network. But there are devices that are recommended to be left on standby overnight. This is important for the software updates you receive.
Computer. It can be left on if you work closely on it at home during the day. If you've left the workplace, it's best to turn off the monitor as well. Auxiliary equipment such as scanners, printers should always be turned off after finishing work with them.
Charger. When recharging a phone or other device, the charger will not consume much electricity. But it must be taken off the grid when the recharge is over, as it continues to consume electricity and will not work either over the course of a day.
A few more tricks to save electricity
It is very profitable to replace Ilyich lamps throughout the house with new energy-saving lamps, they consume much less energy. And you should definitely turn off the light in an empty room, even if you leave it on for 10 minutes. For some reason, many people believe that frequently clicking the switch negatively affects the life of the lamp, as there is a power surge. These speculations have no real basis. You should always turn off the light behind you if you're saving money.
Washing machine. Wash clothes at a lower temperature, colored at 30-40 degrees instead of 60, white at 60 instead of 90. In most cases, you won't see a difference in wash quality and the energy savings will be evident. For better washing, today they use not high-temperature water, but high-quality powders. Also, try to enter drying mode as little as possible.
Try to follow all these simple prescriptions for at least a month, make family members aware of the need to save electricity. And at the end of the month, look at the counter and make an analogy with past spending. Are you convinced? So let it become a habit to save electricity in your apartment.