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Tricks to save on the use of appliances

The rise in light makes it more important than ever to take care of the use of our appliances.

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The rise in light makes it more important than ever to take care of the use of our appliances. The electricity bill can be more of a headache for many. After a long series of events featuring the mode of setting the price of electricity, spiced up by the confusion about the electricity rates that each consumer can benefit from, it is in our power to optimize the use of electrical appliances and that this use allows us report a savings on the final bill.

Many are the times that we have heard advice with which to save on electricity without having to live in the dark. But it does not hurt to know and / or listen again what type of actions are advantageous in order to reduce the amount to be paid for electricity supply as much as possible, from the most general to the most specific.

Do I have the adequate power contracted?

It is true that “it is better to go too far than to fall short”, at least in terms of electricity, but sometimes we have a power contract far beyond the needs of home equipment. It is important to do a review of all the electrical appliances of Appliance Repair Kitchenaid and devices present in the home, to know the consumption of each one of them and to make a sum of their powers in case of having them all in operation. The result of the sum would be the ideal power to contract, having a higher power would be paying for something that is not used, if so, the savings would come from a change in the contracted power, making sure not to incur less power than is actually needed.

Watch the standby.

While it is true that many of the devices that are manufactured today are designed to promote savings, there are devices that become true thieves of electricity, devices such as microwaves, mini-systems, washing machines, DVD’s, computer screens.

Efficient use of household appliances

No matter how big or how small the electrical appliances that make up the home and that make life easier, their use is carried out with the most common of the senses to save and not waste energy and therefore take care of the environment. It is advisable to have appliances classified as efficient. As for the refrigerator , the appliance that consumes the most (30.6%), it is important to defrost as soon as the ice layer exceeds 5 millimeters, move it away from any heat source, place the food correctly (those that need more cooling down) and regulate the temperature so that it is between 6 ° C and 8 ° C.

In relation to the washing machine, use short programs, wash cold when possible, put full loads and avoid standby if there is one. Almost there are same premises for the dishwasher, full loads, short programs and cleaning the filters well. The iron is important to use when there is a quantity of clothes to be ironed as it requires a great deal of energy consumption to reach the optimal temperature for ironing. The lighting is important; therefore use light bulbs or LED technology is a good option for savings. Finally, avoid that any charger, for example mobile or computer, is plugged in.

Perhaps they are typical topics but it is necessary to keep them very present to make responsible energy consumption and that also does not suppose a scare when we receive the bill from our electricity company.

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