Determining Why Electric Bill Is So High?I live in a 2 bedroom, 1 bath older home in the country. Ever since I've moved in 2 years ago my electric bill has been $400-600 a month. This month it was $600 and we haven't used AC or heat. We have well water and I had someone come check the water and there were no issues.
Cable TV or ROKU?I live in an apartment complex on the first floor and now pay for Cable TV. I found several websites on ROKU. One was their channel lineup and another one was how to hook up a ROKU. I have two HDTV's in my apartment.
Inexpensive Internet Services?I found that I use Netflix way more then cable TV. My cable is $95 a month and I called to cancel the cable. They told me if I cancel the cable they will take $20 off my bill. If I cancel cable and phone $37, but I need internet to watch Netflix.
Choosing an Internet Service?I am looking for an inexpensive fiber optic Internet swerve that provides 3 MPs speed so I can Skype.
Energy Usage of a Dryer Not in Use?Does a laundry dryer that is turned off use a lot of energy with a 220 plug?
Saving Money on Energy?How can we save $$ on our energy bill when my utility company increases our rates because we are using less energy?
Saving on Electric Bill?My electric bill was over 220 dollars for one month in a small 2 bed/1 bath apt in Ohio. My apartment has old appliances, stove, refrigerator, hot water heater, and AC unit from 1999. Whenever I say anything to the landlord, she gets mad! The seal around the refrigerator and oven are old, moldy, and don't fit well enough to seal properly. Now my utility bill is so high, but I can't afford to move!
Cost of a Toilet Running 24/7?We have a old toilet and sometimes the handle gets stuck. I was wondering what this is costing us in water if it ran for 24 hours?
Using Walmart Cell Plans on Other Phones?I just bought a new, unlocked GSM phone and would like to use WalMart's unlimited talk/text plan month by month. Is this possible if I did not buy the phone from them?
Replacing Cable TV with Hulu?Every other month I call my cable company because the bill goes up. They will give me a break for a month or so then slowly creep in other charges. I'm not tech savy and am reading about Hulu.
Inexpensive Home Phone Service?I got rid of my landline phone 2 years ago. I use a track phone for regular phone use, but cost wise it's the same as the landline in the end. I don't have a computer.
Using a Phone Number Parking Service?I'm looking for a way to reduce the cost of a phone service I rarely use. Right now I'm paying my phone company about $30 per month to keep a number active that rings about 10 times a month.
Inexpensive Heating Unit Similar in Efficiency to Window AC?Out of necessity, we have "zone-cooled" our home the last two summers with a portable a/c unit and 2 window a/c units. This has been an efficient way to cool the room we are in and keep the bill down.
Most Economical Time to Run Large Appliances?What is the most economical time to use a washing machine and dishwasher?
Determining the Most Cost Effective Lighting Source?Does anyone know if a study has been done on the thriftyness of one type of lighting compared to another, such as lamp oil, versus candles, versus electric? Or know a way to check?
How Can You Save Money on Your Electric Bill?I started recently saving money on my electric bill, and wanted to hear if anyone else had ideas, feedback, etc. I switched my energy provider to North American Power. I am literally saving about $20 a month in my small apartment.
Does Running the Air Conditioner Continuously Save Money?Does it really save you money if you keep your air conditioner set a specific temperature and never turn it off in the summer? I know the electric companies claim this works, but I wonder is it true?
How Can I Reduce My Heating Costs?I seldom turn up my house heat yet the cost is my biggest expense; how can I reduce it? (I've done all the obvious.)
Winterizing an Older Unoccupied Mobile Home?I need some advice about a mobile home/trailer. Here's the situation. I bought my father a mobile home back in 93. It is a nice well maintained home, but it is now 30 years old.
Determining the Energy Usage for an Electric Room Heater?Could someone please tell me how to figure out how much electricity an item uses? I am interested in buying a room heater, but do not know if it would be cost-effective to use. Thank you.
Cutting heating Costs By Blocking Open Doorways?I need your advice. My 2 largest rooms, between them, have 3 open doorways, yet I seldom use these areas (at least for now). My gas heat bills can be enormous, and blocking the vents alone doesn't quite solve the problem.
Troubleshooting the Cause of My Large Electric Bill?My electric bill is outrageous! A fellow employee/electrician gave me a meter to measure amp draw on each of my breakers. All of my 15A breakers average around 4A. I have 2-30A breakers running my water heater and the same set up for my washer/dryer.
Buying Lamp Oil in Bulk and Inexpensively?Where can I buy lamp oil in bulk, inexpensively? I want to cut down on my electric bill.
Inexpensive Heating?I would like to know if anyone can help me and my mom save money on heating. We have Seco electric; we live in Florida. Our electric bill was $460.00 for 1 month. We of course heated our house, it has been cold here.
Save Money on Your Utilities?Does anyone have suggestions for ways to save money these days? I am particularly interested in saving on power usage.
Reducing Phone and Cable Bills?I take home $620 per month after taxes. My two biggest bills are home phone and cable how can I downsize them without getting rid of them. The phone service includes the internet which is dial up, and equals $110 per month. The cable equals $80 per month and no movie channels.
Saving Money on Long Distance?Tips for saving money on calling long distance. I dropped my land line and only use a cell phone. It's great because I can walk around the city and feel safe, plus, anyone can get a hold of me in an emergency.
Cheap Long Distance Calls From Mexico?I need advice for making long distance calls cheaply while vacationing in Mexico.
Reducing My Utility Bills?Our utility bills were hiked at the beginning of the new year and nearly 6 months into it I'm still not used to it. I'm looking for your help on how we can reduce our utility bills as I've tried everything I can think of!
Our Energy Bill Keeps Going Up?I am wondering if you all can help me pinpoint where our electricity is going. Starting approximately in November our electric bill began going sky high. We hadn't changed any of our habits that we could think of, yet our KW per hour usage started to go up. We don't watch much TV and our computers had both bit the dust so we weren't spending time on them.
Dealing With High Energy Costs?How is everyone dealing with gas bills this winter as well as those other utilities? I work a part time job which is all I can find in my area this time of year. Any advice would be appreciated because I am drowning.
Saving Money on a Cellphone?Tips for saving money on a cellphone. Post your ideas.
"Pay As You Go" Cellphone Plans?If you are thinking about buying a cellphone but don't want to sign up for a 1 or 2 year contract, pay as you go cellphones plans are a great option. You can buy a reasonably nice cellphone for as little $30.00 to $60.00. The phones come with a small amount of minutes, when those run out, you buy a card to reload the phone with more.
Saving Electricity in the Winter?I would like a information on what I can do to save money on electricity during the winter. I live in a condo and face the south east. I get lots of sun, therefore heat during the day. I asked a contractor about wrapping my water, heater he said that my heater is so new it is already insulated enough.
Saving Money on Utilites?This past summer was so mild where we live that my husband and I only turned our A/C on a few days during the whole season. Tips for saving money on utilities.
Save Money on Your Electric Bill?Here are some ideas to help you save money on your electric bill.