The Boulevard Apartments in Tallahassee check many of the boxes listed in our article. The apartments have a swimming pool, ceiling fans, and energy star appliances.
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As summer approaches and the temperatures rise, you may be struggling to cool down outside or inside your apartment. You may have always heard of setting your thermostat to 78 degrees, and you may be wondering other things that you can do to lower the cost of your electric bill at your apartment in Tallahassee.
Features to Look For While Apartment Shopping
If you are not a fan of the unknown and the fluctuating electric bill causes you unneeded stress every month, you may want to look into a Tallahassee apartment where electric is included. To start your search, go to RentTally.com click on Internet, Cable & Utilities and select which items you would like included, such as Electric or for apartments with all utilities included.
Another item you may consider while searching for an apartment in Tallahassee while trying to save on the electric bill is the size of an apartment. The smaller the apartment, the less space to keep cool. Maybe look to downsize or try a 1-bedroom apartment to start.
Search for apartments in Tallahassee by their green efforts such as low energy lighting used or under appliances select energy star appliances.
Ceiling fans are a must in Florida. They keep the air circulating, making the room feel cooler and offer a huge energy savings. To find a Tallahassee apartment with ceiling fans look under features and amenities listed under apartment features in the search option and select ceiling fan in the bedroom and/or ceiling fan in the living room.
If your Tallahassee apartment includes a washer and dryer, make a plan to lessen the loads, maybe only do laundry once or twice a week. Use cold water instead of warm water for the wash. Do a full load when possible, lower heat settings on the dryer, and always clean the lint filter. Maybe hang some items to air dry instead of utilizing the dryer. If permitted, hang clothes on your patio, and if not, the bathroom may work.
Spend more time outdoors. Maybe this includes your apartment pool or other try out this list of fun water activities in the area. Try to grill more. Grilling uses less energy, and it is not in your apartment. Search under features & amenities in community features for community BBQ Grill or Outdoor Kitchen.
Now here are things to try in any Tallahassee apartment.
Whether you are a student or a working professional, turn up the thermostat a few degrees while you are out of your apartment. You will be surprised how many hours you are gone, and your air conditioning may be working overtime while you are away. Many turn the thermostat back down upon arrival or at night while sleeping.
Use blinds or curtains during the day to block the sun.
Turn your lights off when you leave a room or when not in use.
Tallahassee gets warm during the summer months, and keeping cool can be a challenge. Creative ways to keep cool from this list or even as simple as drink more water or find a favorite spot such as Sugar Rush Bar Tallahassee for a cool treat will keep the pressure off your air conditioner. We hope these ideas help you save on your electric bill at your Tallahassee apartment.