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

February 03, 2021

Living room in Carmel apartment

Everyone likes to save money on monthly bills in Carmel, but is it truly feasible when you reside in an apartment? While slashing your monthly rent would be nice,, instead, think about your energy costs.

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

Air filter HVAC maintenance in Carmel

Switch Out Your Furnace Filter and Use Less Energy

Clogged air filters make your HVAC system run harder and burn more energy. Grimy filters mean a costlier utility bill for you. A new filter will not only make your HVAC system work more efficiently, but it will also help stop untimely malfunctions. Anyone who's experienced the heater die in the middle of a cold winter night will advise you it's well worth monitoring and changing your air filter.

You can purchase an air filter at any chain or hardware store. Just make certain you purchase the proper size, as a more spacious apartment could use a larger air filter than a one-bedroom. You might also care to see if the maintenance staff supplies free replacements. Inspect the filter every month, even if it's expected to hold up for 90 days. If you put it in front of a light and can't see through it, that's an obvious sign it's time for a replacement.

Smart lights in a Carmel apartment

Save Money on Monthly Bills with LED Lights

There are numerous smart ideas for saving money on monthly bills in Carmel, but one of the best is with interior lighting. LED lights utilize smaller amounts of electricity than typical filament lights and hold up much longer. If you're anxious about the upfront purchase price, don't be. The cost of LED bulbs has fallen substantially through the years, and there are many budget-friendly choices.

The benefits here is two-fold, as not only will you reduce energy use, you'll also gain from not having to buy replacement bulbs as often. Check in with your community’s front office team as they may utilize LED bulbs and provide you with them!
Carmel apartment living room

Automate Your New Lights With Smart Bulbs

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

If you fail to shut off a light you can do so directly from your phone instead of letting it burn the entire day. Or manage your utility consumption even more by programming your lights to switch on and off automatically.

These high-tech and easy solutions provide peace of mind in additional scenarios. If you're gone visiting relatives or on a work trip, you can set your lights to come on automatically. You can give the illusion and make it appear that you're home by setting the light to come on at the standard time you return home.

Discover Your Next Apartment With North Haven Apartments

Of course, it's less difficult to save money on monthly bills if your home has modern infrastructure and energy-efficient appliances. Luckily, you can enjoy these deluxe features and a great community at North Haven Apartments. phone 317-350-1875 today or click "schedule a tour" to check out your next apartment community.