Here are four tips that you can use to help keep your electrical bills down which can keep more money in your pocket.
You should have the electrical system in your home, office or facility inspected at regular intervals to ensure that all the wiring is still sound. This is especially true if your place of residence or business is 20 or more years old or if you have electrical outlets no longer working. An inspection can save more than just money as it can identify areas that are in need of repair.
Installing Ceiling Fans
A ceiling fan will actually help circulate the air in your home or office which in turn can help keep electricity bills down. By circulating the air, the normal hot spots that develop on the ceiling are cooled and moved downward which creates better airflow that will keep your air conditioner from running as often. You will probably need an electrician to run the power line to the ceiling fan, but you’ll save money in the long run as this form of air circulation starts paying for itself in a short period of time.
Another way to save on your electricity bills is by replacing all of your incandescent lighting with more efficient LEDs. The LED uses a fraction of the power compared to incandescent bulbs and though it will cost you extra at first, the longevity and durability of the LED will more than make up the cost in what you save. In this manner, you do not have to change your lifestyle at all and start enjoying the savings that this particular type of bulb reaps.
While a lightning strike that hits your home or adjacent power line is rare, all it takes is one strike to destroy thousands of dollars of your electronic systems. Television and computers are particularly vulnerable, so you’ll want to have installed power surge protectors just in case the worst should happen. Remember, a lightning strike is not necessarily covered by your home insurance, so you should check with them first. However, protecting your valuable electronic devices from a power surge will mean that you will have them intact and not have to worry about replacement.
Check with your trusted team at Cathey Electric today and see where you can save real money when it comes to your home or office. You may be surprised at how the electrical services residents and businesses can save.