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

Everybody looks to save money on monthly bills in Indianapolis, but is it possible when you live in an apartment? While slashing your monthly rent would be great,, instead, consider your utility costs.

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

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Switch Out Your Furnace Filter and Waste Less Energy

Full air filters force your HVAC system to operate harder and use more energy. Grimy filters cause a more expensive utility bill for you. A new filter will not only help your HVAC system operate better, but it will also help avoid premature breakdowns. Anyone who's seen the furnace go out in the middle of a freezing winter night will say it's well worth inspecting and switching out your filter.

You can find an air filter at any chain or home and garden store. Just make certain you purchase the correct style, as a larger apartment could require a larger air filter than a single-bedroom. You may also wish to ask if the maintenance team supplies free replacements. Inspect the filter every month, even if it's rated to last for 90 days. If you hold it up to a light and aren’t able to see through it, that's an obvious hint you’re ready for a replacement.

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Living Room at District at Saxony Apartments

Save Money on Monthly Bills with LED Lights

There are several smart ideas for saving money on monthly bills in Indianapolis, but some of the favorites is with home lighting. LED lights need less power than common filament light bulbs and hold up much longer. If you're worried about the initial purchase price, don't be. The price of LED bulbs has dropped significantly through the years, and there are lots of affordable alternatives.

The frugality here is two-fold, as not only will you cut power use, you'll also gain from not needing to buy replacement bulbs as often. Talk to your apartment’s front office team as they might utilize LED bulbs and provide you with them!
 
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Living Room at Harmony Apartments

Automate Those New Lights With Smart Bulbs

Were you aware that your Google Home or Amazon Echo do more than simply play that song you're trying to listen to? With a smart plug or smart light, you can activate lights through your phone app or verbal commands.

If you forget to turn a light off, you can do so directly from your phone rather than allowing it to burn all day. Or limit your power consumption even further by setting your lights to switch off and on automatically.

These innovative and convenient solutions give peace of mind in additional ways. If you're out of town on vacation or on a work trip, you can schedule your lights to activate automatically. You can give the appearance and make it appear that you're home by setting the light to turn on at the same time you return home.

Get Your Next Apartment With Linden Square Village Apartments

Naturally, it's more simple to save money on monthly bills if your home has up-to-date infrastructure and energy-efficient appliances. Fortunately, you can get these luxury amenities and a wonderful community at Linden Square Village Apartments. Call 317-333-6914 today or hit "schedule a tour" to visit your next apartment community.

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