Springtime in Mount Pleasant, Texas, is gorgeous. But for many homeowners, it means an increase in electricity bills. Saving energy during the spring can help you enjoy the season more while protecting your wallet. Here are three ways to save on electricity this spring:
Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat
Smart thermostats are currently one of the most popular ways that homeowners are saving money. Some are programmable, while others track your family’s routines. As a result, they provide a tailored cooling and heating schedule that matches your lifestyle.
Regardless of what model type you choose, smart thermostats can help reduce energy consumption while keeping your home comfortable. This is especially handy during the spring when the weather changes frequently.
Use High-Quality Power Strips
Power strips are a great way to help save energy. Plug your devices into one of these handy tools, and when you’re done using it, just flip it off to reduce energy waste. While you may not want to use it for devices that need a constant stream of electricity, like your refrigerator, it’s a great way to save a little money.
Power strips are cheap and you can find them in almost any office or home supply store. Many homeowners use them with their computers, televisions and chargers to reduce their draw on the power supply while also keeping energy bills low.
Invest in an Air Conditioner Tune-Up
Many Mount Pleasant homeowners don’t use their air conditioner during the winter months, which can mean it isn’t in the best shape by the time spring rolls around. Units that aren’t in good shape often waste electricity by running constantly or not cooling effectively. Consider having your unit serviced when the weather starts to warm up to help ensure it’s running as effectively as possible and saving energy.
If you’re ready to make the switch to a smart thermostat or want a professional to take a look at your AC before the summer, call Wood Air Conditioning & Plumbing, Inc. today at 903-285-6550 to set up a consultation. We’re here to help you save electricity and money this spring and summer.
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