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How To Save Money On Your Monthly Bills In Your Indianapolis Apartment

February 03, 2021

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Every resident wants to save money on monthly bills in Indianapolis, but is it truly possible when you reside in an apartment? While reducing your lease would be pleasant,, instead, focus on your utility bills.

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

Air filter HVAC maintenance in Indianapolis

Replace Your Furnace Air Filter and Waste Less Energy

Full air filters cause your HVAC system to work harder and expend more energy. Dusty filters mean a more expensive energy bill for you. Not only will a fresh filter let your HVAC system work more productively, but it can also help prevent premature breakdowns. Anyone who's experienced the furnace die in the middle of a cold winter night will advise you it's well worth checking and replacing your air filter.

You can pick up an air filter at any big box or home improvement retailer. Just make sure you purchase the right style, as a larger apartment could use a larger air filter than a single-bedroom. You might also wish to ask if the maintenance team provides complimentary replacements. Look at the filter each month, even if it's designed to hold up for 90 days. If you put it up to a light and aren’t able to see through it, that's a good hint you’re ready for a replacement.

Smart lights in a Indianapolis apartment

Save Money on Monthly Bills with LED Lighting

There are numerous smart ideas on saving money on monthly bills in Indianapolis, but one of the favorites is with indoor lighting. LED lights require smaller amounts of energy than common incandescent bulbs and hold up much longer. If you're worried about the initial purchase price, don't be. The expense of LED bulbs has decreased dramatically through the years, and there are several budget-friendly alternatives.

The savings here is two-fold, as not only will you cut electricity waste, you'll also benefit from not needing to purchase replacement bulbs as much. Check in with your apartment’s front office staff as they may prefer LED bulbs and supply you with them!
 
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Automate Those New Lights With Smart Bulbs

Did you know your Amazon Echo or Google Home can do more than only play that song you're trying to listen to? Utilizing a smart plug or smart light, you can manage lights through verbal commands or your smartphone app.

If you fail to turn a light off, you may do so right from the app instead of letting it burn all day. Or manage your power use even further by putting your lights on a schedule to turn on and off automatically.

These high-tech and easy solutions offer peace of mind in more situations. If you're away visiting relatives or on a work trip, you can set your lights to turn on automatically. You can give the appearance and make it appear that you're home by setting the light to flip on at the normal time you return home.

Get Your Future Apartment With The Edge Apartment Living

Naturally, it's easier to save money on monthly bills if your place has newer infrastructure and energy-efficient appliances. Luckily, you can find these upscale amenities and a wonderful neighborhood at The Edge Apartment Living. contact us at 463-345-4399 soon or choose "schedule a tour" to visit your future apartment community.