Tips for Lower Energy Bills During the Summer

A homeowner adjusting his thermostat.

It's summertime and the living is easy - or so they say. But with the high temperatures come high energy bills. If you're looking to keep your energy costs down this summer, we've got you covered. In this blog post, Seiter Services will be sharing a few tips for keeping your energy bills low during the hot summer months. Follow these simple tips and you'll be able to keep your home cool and your wallet full!

Keep Your Thermostat at a Consistent Temperature

One of the best ways to save on your energy bill is to keep your thermostat at a consistent temperature. We know it can be tempting to crank the AC when it's hot outside, but by keeping your thermostat at a constant temperature, you can save money and stay comfortable.

Try to Use Appliances When the Sun Goes Down

Appliances like dishwashers and dryers generate a lot of heat, so it's best to use them when the sun goes down. This will help keep your home cool and prevent your air conditioner from working overtime.

Keep Vents Open

If you have vents in your home, make sure they're open. This will allow cool air to circulate and prevent your home from becoming too hot. Closing vents in one room to try and make others rooms cooler will only cause your AC to work even harder and try to push air out of the closed vent, essentially causing your energy bill to increase.

Check Doors and Windows for Cracks

One of the quickest ways for cool air to escape your home is through cracks in doors and windows. By sealing these cracks, you can keep the cool air inside where it belongs.

Use Your Ceiling Fans

Ceiling fans are a great way to keep cool air circulating throughout your home. And bonus - they use less energy than air conditioners, so you can save money and stay cool at the same time!

By following these simple tips, you can lower your energy bills and stay comfortable all summer long. However, if you’re still finding issues with your AC system or you feel like your home is too warm when your AC is on, let Seiter Services know! Give us a call at (937) 507-3372 or fill out our online contact form.