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Ways To Save Money On Your Monthly Bills In Your Carmel Apartment

Everybody looks to save money on monthly bills in Carmel, but is it truly feasible when you inhabit an apartment? While it would be nice to slash your lease, instead, focus on your utility costs.

Whether you live in a three-bedroom apartment or a studio, there are many methods you can save money on monthly bills on your Carmel apartment.

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Replace Your Air Filter and Waste Less Energy

Full air filters make your HVAC system run harder and use more energy. Grimy filters cause a higher utility bill for you. A new filter will not only help your HVAC system work more productively, but it can also help stop inconvenient malfunctions. Anyone who's experienced the heat fail in the middle of a cold winter night will tell you it's well worth monitoring and replacing your filter.

You can find an air filter at any big box or hardware store. Just make certain you get the correct kind, as a bigger apartment might demand a larger air filter than a one-bedroom. You may also wish to find out if the maintenance staff supplies complimentary replacements. Check the filter every month, even if it's supposed to last for 90 days. If you put it in front of a light and can't see through it, that's an excellent hint you’re ready for a replacement.

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Living Room at District at Saxony Apartments

Save Money on Monthly Bills with LED Bulbs

There are numerous clever ideas for saving money on monthly bills in Carmel, but some of the favorites is with home lighting. LED light bulbs need a smaller amount of energy than typical incandescent bulbs and hold up much longer. If you're uneasy about the upfront purchase cost, don't be. The cost of LED bulbs has decreased substantially through the years, and there are many budget-friendly options.

The benefits here is two-fold, because not only will you limit energy consumption, you'll also gain from not having to purchase replacement bulbs as often. Check in with your community’s maintenance staff as they might prefer LED bulbs and supply you with them!
 
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Living Room at Harmony Apartments

Automate Your New Lights With Smart Bulbs

Were you aware that your Google Home or Amazon Echo can do more than just play that song you're dying to find? With a smart plug or smart light, you can operate lights through verbal commands or your smartphone app.

If you fail to switch off a light you may do so right from your phone instead of letting it burn all day. Or manage your power use even more by scheduling your lights to switch on and off automatically.

These high-tech and convenient solutions offer peace of mind in additional scenarios. If you're out of town visiting relatives or on a work trip, you can schedule your lights to turn on automatically. You can give the illusion and make it look like you're home by setting the light to turn on at the standard time you come home.

Discover Your Next Apartment With Lakeside Apartments

Of course, it's easier to save money on monthly bills if your apartment has modern infrastructure and energy-efficient appliances. Fortunately, you can find these upscale amenities and a great community at Lakeside Apartments. phone 317-344-8491 today or choose "schedule a tour" to see your future apartment community.

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