to Squeeze Out Extra Cash From Your Home
tips are practical money saving ideas that can
help you cut down your home expenses and free up some extra cash to
make ends meet. With the rise of the cost of living, job loss,
unemployment, and families living on one income, it’s imperative for
you to start finding ways to stretch out your remaining source of
income to cover your home expenses.
Together we shall explore various household tips that we can
put into action in our homes to ensure our home expenses are fully paid
for and have some extra cash for other uses.
As I always say, go with the tips that fit in well with your
lifestyle, beliefs, and financial goals. If you pick tips that don’t
fit in well in those three areas of your life, you will end up
frustrated or throw away your hard-earned money buying money saving
gadgets that you will never use after the initial trial.
be updating the list and
adding more info on some of the tips.
Save on Power Bill
The cost of electricity has gone up, so cutting down your
power consumption is a choice you can make with these power saving
Use energy saving or compact fluorescent light bulbs.
Turn off small appliances and lights when not in use.
When buying new appliances, look for ones with auto shut
offs to reduce wasted energy.
Unplug or switch off from the power socket TV, computer,
and other electronic devices while away from home.
Get a battery charger for battery operated toys.
Use a motion/occupancy sensor in your rooms.
Instead of using electric water heating and lighting
system, use solar
water heating and lighting system.
Power saving gadgets.
...more power saving tips.
[You can Reduce or ELIMINATE Your Power Bill Once and For all by Building Your Own Solar Panels or Wind Turbines!]
Save on Water Bill
Even if you get your water from a private well or borehole and you
don't get a water bill at the end of the month mean that you can't
apply these water saving tips. Every drop counts.
When washing dishes by hand, fill one sink or basin with
soapy water. Quickly rinse under a slow-moving stream from the faucet.
Replace old-fashioned taps and shower heads with
water-saver heads to reduce flow.
Consider installing an instant water heater on your kitchen
sink so you don’t have to let the water run while it heats up.
Install irrigation devices that use water most
If you wash your own car, park on the grass and use a hose
with an automatic shut-off nozzle.
Use a displacement device such as a blcok of wood or bottle
down on the amount of water needed for each flush. Be sure the
installation does not interfere with the operating parts.
Construct a rain water collector.
Choose new water-saving appliances, like washing machines
that save up to 20 gallons per load.
Cook food in as little water as possible. This will also
retain more of the nutrients.
Install a rain shut-off device on your automatic sprinklers
to eliminate unnecessary watering.