How to Lower Electric Bill

How To : Reduce Phantom Loads to Lower Your Electric Bill

Phantom loads are what happens when you leave electronic devices plugged in when they are not in use. Even if you do not have your electronics turned on, they are still putting out an electric charge. These phantom loads can be prevented with a few simple changes. In this tut ...more

How To : Lower your electric bill

Many ways to help the environment are costly, but using less electricity is one measure that will save you money. Learn how to lower your electric bill with this how to video. You Will Need * Awareness of how you’re wasting electricity * Self-discipline Step 1: Turn it off G ...more

How To : Painlessly lower your cell phone bill

When it comes to your cell phone, do you feel like you’re paying more and more for less and less? Get the upper hand with these tips. You will need: -a group discount rate -bulk rates for texting -a pre-paid phone -a basic plan -plan adjustments -good negotiating skills -paren ...more

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Happy Valentine's Day from Bounce Energy. If you love to save money, check out our video- 10 Ways To Lower Your Electric Bill and Save Money!

How To : Line-dry your clothes

Looking for a way to save on your energy bills at home? How about line drying your clothes? According to the Energy Information Agency, clothes dryers account for 5.8 percent of home electricity usage. Line-dry your washed clothes and linens to keep them from wearing out, and ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Create a sea dragon eye makeup look

This makeup tutorial makes sea dragons - fuzzy, funnily finned fish that are in desperate need of an appointment with a waxer - look like aquatic goddesses. Resembling floating seaweed as a way to fend off bigger predators that could inhale a whole colony of them whole, sea d ...more

How To : Install a new programmable thermostat

If you are concerned about your electric bill, you might want to take control by installing a programmable thermostat. This will allow you to manage the temperature- and amount of electricity being used- in your home. The installation is simple and requires almost no tools.

How To : Create a yellow and blue eye makeup look

Chrome yellow and electric combine to create a ravishing, attention grabbing makeup look. PRODUCTS USED --FRACE-- Clinique Perfectly Real Makeup - Shade 18 (G) Clinique Blended Face Powder - Trancparency 03 MAC Global Glow Mineralized skinfinish (contouring) MAC Nothern Light ...more

How To : Build a beer kegerator

Having a problem keeping your beer cold? Ditch the regular fridge and use a kegerator! And don't buy an overpriced piece of junk -- make on yourself, right out of your old fridge. A kegerator is a modified refrigerator that keeps a keg of beer cool while dispensing the beer on ...more

News : Summer Tips

So my next project is how to video. How to make your home Energy Efficient for the Summer Months. Its gonna be filled with tips and ways to lower your electricity bill and make your home more energy efficient!

How To : Use solar thermal microgeneration

Solar Thermal Microgeneration may be used to reduce your hot water bill, fossil fuel use, and lower your carbon footprint. For water heating, water is collected from solar panels. It is used to heat the water, as it filters through the water heater. Some areas require all new ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/02 - 05/08)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

News : Understanding Usage Adjustments

Sometimes your bill may not be correct- your TDSP may record your usage either higher or lower than it really is. In some cases the mis-read may not be noticed right away but sooner or later you'll get a usage adjustment. This video will explain to you what usage adjustments a ...more

How To : Make a prawn and vegetable stir-fry

In this video, Bill shows us how to make a prawn stir fry. First, heat up an electric wok and add in 2 tbsp of canola or peanut oil. Then, add in a small bag of frozen prawns and cook until thoroughly cooked. Once finished, remove the prawns and place into a separate bowl. Onc ...more

How To : Make creamy sweet potato soup

In this video, we learn how to make creamy sweet potato soup. Ingredients include: 2 sweet potatoes, 2 c pumpkin, 2 carrots, 1 celery root, 1 large chopped onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1/2 c rose wine, 1/2 c cream, 1/2 tsp nutmeg, salt, pepper, and 2 tbsp olive oil. First, peel the ...more

How To : Create a bold, graphic spring makeup look

Put some spring into your step - or at least into your makeup look - with this eye-opening look inspired by peacocks. Instead of using typical teal and electric blue, however, this look concentrates on the other colors on the eye of a peacock feather: yellow and lavender. A s ...more

How To : Get the best electric guitar tone

In these music lessons on video, learn what equipment you need to sound like a rock guitar hero. Get tips on what amplifiers to play through, like the classic Marshall JCM Series, and what electric guitar settings work best for that raunchy, crunchy rock or metal guitar tone. ...more

How To : Get the best electric guitar tone for blues

In these music lessons on video with Bill Macpherson, learn what equipment you need to sound like a blues guitar hero. Get tips on what amplifiers to play through, and what electric guitars work best for that smooth, warm signature blues guitar tone. Find out what amp settings ...more

How To : Adjust your water heater to save energy

If you can make yourself a cup of tea just by turning on your faucet, you need to lower your water heater. You’ll help the planet and save money on your heating bills. You Will Need: * A meat thermometer * A water heater blanket * And a water heater timer Step 1: Check the t ...more

How To : Survive and Thrive in the Victorian Era

I don't know how many of you had this experience in your youth, but when I was a kid, I used to actively think about what would happen if I suddenly woke up in a fantasy land, or were to pass through a portal into another space and time. I knew it wouldn't really happen, but w ...more

Build a Home Arcade Machine : Part 1

Remember the arcades? Were you saddened when they closed up one by one, leaving no outlet to actually go out and socialize while you played video games? With all the home consoles and internet connectivity, gaming has evolved, but the social factor has been eliminated. Sure we ...more

How To : Buy An Electric Guitar

Choosing the right axe for you There are many choices and factors when it comes to buying a new electric guitar. Price, style, quality and comfort are major players. Many new guitarists start off with a box set, one that includes a guitar, amp and cable. These are good for t ...more

How To : Play lead guitar licks like Angus Young from AC/DC

Angus Young of AC/DC is one of the true icons of rock guitar, both for his style on stage and for his amazingly simple but awesome-sounding blues rock licks. This video teaches you how to play six very cool such licks on electric guitar (did you think you were going to play An ...more

How To : Tune to a drop D tuning on an electric guitar

This video describes the process of tuning the E string on a guitar down to D. The presenter explains this is a great effect for heavy metal and hard rock and makes playing power chords much easier. The method is to listen to the open D string on the guitar and then tune the E ...more

How To : Apply a homemade sugar wax and remove hair

Need to eliminate those pesky leg hairs but want to bypass the credit card bill? Then read below for a homemade sugar wax recipe and watch the video to learn how to rip off your hair! This particular method of making a sugar wax involves a gas stove, sugar, lemon juice, and w ...more

How To : Make Red, White, & Blue Red Velvet Cupcakes

Fourth of July is near, which means we'll soon be seeing an influx of red, white, and blue flags, banner, and of course patriotic sweets for those who indulge in the foodie side of the holiday. Bake your own red, white, and blue treats by watching this Fourth of July-themed e ...more

How To : Make a Werewolf costume

Don't wait for a full moon to unleash your inner beast. Get your growl on with these tips on creating the ultimate werewolf mask. You Will Need * Petroleum jelly or lotion * A wig cap * Gauze suitable for plaster work * Plaster * Hot glue * A small sheet of craft foam, cut int ...more

How To : Choose & Buy a Guitar

Choose and buy a Guitar - A beginners guide to the Guitar. The guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments there is, appealing to both the young and the not so young and spanning different musical genre's such as blues, pop, rock, classical and many more. So, Im gu ...more

How To : Lower the cost of home heating

Whether you use electricity, natural gas or heating oil, there are many practical steps you can take to reduce your overall heat consumption and energy bills. In addition, multi-fuel stoves and fireplaces are fast gaining popularity as alternatives to traditional heat sources. ...more

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