Appliances That Raise Your Electric Bill

Appliances That Raise Your Electric Bill

  It's difficult to imagine how our ancestors lived without electricity. Modern-day problems are much different from the stone age, and we definitely depend on the energy we use in our homes! Of course, now we have to worry about just how much energy we are consuming. There are several appliances that raise your electric bill, however, there are also some great solutions. For the smaller ele


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Moving to Houston - Energy Ogre's Guide to Space City

 Energy Ogre's Guide to Moving to Houston

Whether they are native-born or a transplant from a land far, far away, people who live in Houston stay for a reason. You're in for a treat if you are moving to Houston. Not only is the cost of living more affordable than many U.S. cities, but the job market is expanding rapidly. Houston is also culturally diverse. In fact, there are over 145 languages spoken! The city offers one of the most


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CenterPoint Customers Could Be Overpaying for Electricity

CenterPoint customers - this one is for you! Could you be overpaying for electricity? If you live in southeast Texas, chances are, you're paying too much. It's a common misconception that the quality of your electricity service depends on the electricity provider you are with. However, your electricity service is managed by your local TDSP (Transmission and Distribution Service Provider) that owns the poles and wires. Such as CenterPoint in most of the Houston area.


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Best Apps for Homeowners - Save Time & Money!

Americans love their smartphones - that's for sure. Did you know that we pick up our phones, on average, over 40 times a day? We also use about 9 apps in a 24 hour period. So why not make the best of our little obsession with these devices? You may have an app you access for your fitness goals, social media to chat with friends, and apps for discounts to your favorite stores. But if you're a homeowner, there's a treasure trove of awesome resources you might be missing on your


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Christmas Lights Electricity Cost + Tips to Save This Season!


Christmas Lights Electricity Cost

'Tis the season to be jolly, spend quality time with your loved ones, and FINALLY take down your neighbor Bob in this year's Holiday Home Decorating Contest! *Insert maniacal laugh here* Ahem...Where was I? Oh right! Although Christmas displays are merry and bright, they can have you yelling "Son of a nutcracker!" when your electricity bill arrives. Don't want to cringe when you see your Christmas li


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