How to save money on home gas and electric bills

We all need gas and electric in our everyday life, after all it keeps your home warm, lit and all those gadgets and appliances working. The trouble with both of these things is that they can be incredibly expensive, taking out a huge chunk of your income each and every month.

The thing that you might not realise about both your gas and electric, is that there are things that you can do to try and save yourself some money, whilst still having a home that is warm and inviting.

To help you, we have put together our guide on the top things that you can do to save money on both your gas and your electric too.

Replace your appliances with energy efficient models

energy efficiencyYour appliances are what use a huge chunk of the electricity that you need to pay out for in your home. So, with this in mind it makes sense that you try and choose appliances that are energy-efficient. You can find out how energy efficient an appliance is you can check the visual indication label which will show you how the appliance rates in its energy usage.

Insulate, insulate, insulate

One of the best things that you can do to reduce your heating bills is to take a look at insulating your home. Insulation in your loft, as well as your cavity walls could save you as much as £275 per year on your heating bills. The reason for this is because the insulation traps the warm air in the home and stops it escaping, therefore keeping your home warmer.

Think about your thermostat

Your thermostat does more than simply control the temperature of your home. It actually can contribute to how much your energy bills are in the long run. By simply taking down your thermostat by 1ºC you can save yourself as much as £75 per year.

Sort out those drafts

No-one likes to feel a chill blowing through their house, which is a reason enough to look at your drafts and where they are coming from. Not only this, but by stopping those drafts, you will also help to use less gas in heating your home, which will save you money.

Try out our energy savings calculator

Sometimes, all you need to save money on your energy bills is to take the time to compare the different suppliers around. Look at not only what they offer, but the price that you pay for it. It could take lots of time to search each and every supplier separately, so, why not save yourself some time as well as some money by checking out our website?

We can take a look at all the different suppliers out there, making sure that you get the best deal possible on your energy bills, whilst still getting all the electricity and gas that you need to get by.


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