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It's a high price to pay to keep cool in the summer more than 40%.
Of your monthly utility bill goes towards your air conditioning.
As part of our week -- series helping you say big bucks we'll show you how to cut that cost right now.
Trade -- senior editor of retail me not dot com is here with top tips to save you money on your AC this summer paycheck -- things were happening see you okay so AC eats up a lot of your electric.
-- so what should we start went well we want to think about proximity to your thermostat is really important.
Devices in your home can -- awful lot of heat.
Like your chandelier your table lamps here of many you're drier.
Think about keeping those things away from the thermostat.
You -- -- last usually -- -- in the summer as well and I can help with your utility tell you and we say get in prime position you may want to move some of these things yes move them away from the thermostat if it's an automatic thermostat -- its manual it's -- you can control of my hands -- okay you say stop heat in its tracks yeah that.
Well we all -- that sunlight pouring into our home right but not in the summertime during the day closed the lines seal the windows with window -- like we have here.
Close the curtains keep that sunshine out you shade trees around the windows if you can from the outside because it will he keep your home cooler during the -- it's -- pulled on the lines and to be in darkness in the summer so -- this is better.
This is better but if you're not home you can definitely keep the whole -- whole dark but if you don't let a little sunlight -- -- RYOK gauge your gadget what does that mean.
Yes it's an automatic thermostat it might be good to switch to manual because you can control the temperature in the home and keep track of your utility bill that way as well.
Also trying to use Energy Star appliances if you're gonna upgrade to an appliance.
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