With the holidays and their associated expenses upon us, we’d all be happy to save a little cash. There are a lot of things we can do to cut back, but one of the best is to be more efficient with our use of utilities and services.

Although it can be tempting in the winter months to crank the heat up to 80°, we’d all like to save money and be more environmentally friendly. So we’re here to find out-of-the-box ideas on how to conserve on utilities, from water to electricity, and everything in between.

Why We’re Asking:

It’s easy to forget that our heat, water, and electricity draw from natural resources, some of which are not renewable. But taking these things for granted is what leads to wastefulness, both of our natural and our monetary resources. But with a few conservation techniques, we can all feel better about our contributions to the environment and to our pocketbooks.

So we’re asking our experts for any creative tips and tricks they might have for saving on our bills. They’ll be weighing in right here in the comments. What does this mean? Homeowners will get the raw, unedited answers directly from the experts. It also gives you, the homeowners, an opportunity to ask the professionals for clarification directly.

So experts, it’s time to weigh in:

What are the best ways to save on bills?

What are some tips and tricks for spending less on our utilities?
Including water, hot water, sewer, electricity, heating, or even internet and phone, is there anything we can do to conserve?
We all know that you can just turn off the lights or take a shorter shower, but we’re looking for more creative ideas, like purchasing draft stoppers so you can use less heat.

Experts, post your answers in the comment field below!