Easy Ways to Lower Your Electricity Bill
By Lanise Warrior-Johnson, Real Estate Specialist
(Real Estate Brokers Services, Inc.)
Photo by Taylor Hawke Easy Ways to Lower Your Electricity Bill It seems like every mont our Southern California Edison electrict bill in Long Beach, California has doubled. I started researching how might "we", (the parochial we) reduce our monthly household utility expense. I found a great blog, from the Get Rich Slowly written by Apri Dykman called 10 Easy Ways to Lower Your Electricity Bill. Here are the ideas that we will be implementing in our home. Make sure the house is sealed. Buy caulk and weather-stripping to seal cracks. According to Consumer Reports, sealing leaks can reduce energy costs by 15 to 30%. Use heat-generating appliances at night. A hot oven in the heat of the day forces the AC to work harder to keep the house at a comfortable temperature. The sam...