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How to save money at home

Tips and advice to save money at home by:

» Reducing your energy and water usage

» Adopting a frugal and efficient lifestyle

» Using renewable energy, recycling or DIY

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How to save electricity

If you think that your electricity bills are too high, you need to track the electricity usage of your home devices and appliances and find out which one is using too much electricity.

Four steps to save electricity at home

Where to save electricity at home

Step 1 Learn what appliances or devices do waste electricity and how.

For more information, have a look to our how to save electricity page.

Step 2 – Measure your appliances and devices electricity usage.

Learn how to read an electricity meter or how to use a plug in power meter.

Step 3 – Start reducing your electricity usage one device or appliance at a time.

Use our electricity calculators to find out how much electricity and money you are saving.

How to reduce electricity usage at home

Step 4 – Repeat until your electricity usage at home is as low as possible.

Get more ideas from our blog and keep going.

How to save electricity videos

Because an image is worth one thousand words, we have prepared some educational videos how how to save electricity at home. 

See below an example from the Effiworkx YouTube channel.

Two pie charts showing what home appliances and devices are using the most electricity at home.

Electricity calculators

Use our calculators to learn about your electricity usage and how much it does cost you to power your appliances and devices.

See below a few examples from our electricity calculators page.

Fridge electricity usage calculator icon
Fridge electricity calculator
Freezer electricity usage calculator icon
Freezer electricity calculator
Dishwasher electricity and water usage calculator icon
Dishwasher electricity calculator
Coffee machine electricity usage calculator icon
Coffee machine electricity calculator

How to save water

Why to waste water when it is so simple to reduce our home water usage without reducing our comfort.

Four steps to save water at home

Where to save water at home

Step 1– Find out where you are wasting water at home.

For more information, have a look to our how to save water page.

Water usage calculators

Step 2 – Measure your water usage. 

Learn how to read a water meter and start tracking your water usage.

Water saving tap aerators

Step 3 – Start reducing your water usage.

Use our water calculators to find out how much water and money you are saving.

How to save water at home

Step 4 – Repeat until your water usage at home is as efficient and possible.

Get more ideas from our blog and keep going.

How to save water videos

Because an image is worth one thousand words, we have prepared some educational videos how how to save water at home. 

See below an example from the Effiworkx YouTube channel.

Proven ways to save water at home

Water calculators

Use our calculators to learn about your water usage and how to save water at home.

See below a few examples from our water calculators page.

Dishwasher electricity and water usage calculator icon
Dishwasher water calculator
Washing machine electricity and water usage calculator icon
Washing machine water calculator
Tap water usage calculator icon
Faucet water calculator
Shower water usage calculator icon
Shower water calculator

How to save on heating

Heating cost are a considerable expense for those living in countries with very cold or long winters. 

If you use electricity to heat up your house, we may have some tips and advice that may help with decreasing your electricity bill.

Four steps to save on heating at home

Household heating usage pie chart

Step 1– Find out where you are wasting energy while heating your home. 

For more information, have a look to our how to save on heating page.

Measure your heating usage

Step 2 – Measure your appliances and devices electricity usage.

Learn how to read an electricity meter or how to use a plug in power meter.

Insulate your home radiators

Step 3 – Start reducing your electricity usage one device or appliance at a time. 

Use our electricity calculators to find out how much electricity and money you are saving.

How to save on heating at home

Step 4 – Repeat until your water usage at home is as efficient and possible. 

Get more ideas from our blog and keep going.

How to save on heating videos

Because an image is worth one thousand words, we have prepared some educational videos how how to save on heating at home. 

See below an example from the Effiworkx YouTube channel.

How lo look for heat leaks at home though thermal imaging

How to save money tips

Do not throw your money away. You may be wasting money on daily basis by not having an efficient and frugal lifestyle. 

It is surprising the amount of money we can save by just being more aware of unnecessary expenses.

An efficient and frugal lifestyle reduces your costs and saves you money. 

If you need some ideas or tips, have a look to our lifestyle efficiency page.

Tips to save money at home

An efficient lifestyle is a good beginning to start reducing your costs. 

New advice every month in our newsletter.

How to save videos

Because an image is worth one thousand words, we have prepared some educational videos how how to save money at home by having a frugal and efficient lifestyle.

See below an example from the Effiworkx YouTube channel.

How to measure the water hardness at home

Reuse home materials

Many households throw to the bin materials that could be reused. Recycling goes beyond sorting cardboard, paper or plastics:

Find out what you have been throwing to the bin that could be reused and given a new purpose.

 Have a look to our recycle page for some ideas.

Recycle home materials

Do you have any good recycling ideas that you would like to share with us? 

We would like to hear from you.

How to reuse home materials videos

Because an image is worth one thousand words, we have prepared some educational videos how how to reuse home materials.

See below an example from the Effiworkx YouTube channel.

recycle toy magnet

Blog

For more useful energy and water saving information and advice, have a look to our blog.

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