These 15 Devices Add Hundreds to Your Electricity Bills

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Space heaters are energy guzzlers in your home, using up about a third of your electricity bill.

1. Space Heaters

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Your water heater uses a lot of energy (13.6% of your home's total!), so turn down the heat to save money on your electricity bill.

2. Water heater

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Swap them for LED bulbs that use way less energy (75% less!).

3. Old fashioned light bulbs

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Save energy (and money) by squeezing out extra water and hanging clothes to dry instead.

4. Electric clothes dryer

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Aquarium heaters use the most electricity, but you can't turn them off.

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5. Aquarium

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Plug everything into a power strip you can turn off easily, and turn off your computer.

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6. Desktop Computers

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Unplugging your modem every night actually won't make a big difference on your bill.

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7. Modem

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Video game consoles use the most power when they're left turned on but not in use.

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8. Video game system

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Unplug TVs you hardly use, or turn on their power-saving mode.

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9. Television

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Even though you gotta use ceiling fans, run them at night with windows open to cool your home for less money.

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10. Ceiling fans

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Turn them off when not in use to save money on your electric bill. 

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11. Air conditioner

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Cover your food to keep moisture down, this makes the fridge work less and saves you money on your electricity bill.

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12. Refrigerator

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Save money and energy by waiting to run your dishwasher until it's completely full.

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13. Dishwasher

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Microwaves use a lot of power (800-1000 watts) to cook food fast, but they also use some energy even when off. 

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14. Microwave

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Even though coffee makers use a lot of power, you can save money by unplugging them when not in use.

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15. Coffee Maker

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