If you’re looking to slash your electric bill, should you cut back on your hot water usage? Your hot water heater makes up a good 18 percent of your bill, as it draws in lots of electricity. However, there are a few ways you can save. Make sure the thermostat is set to no more than 120 degrees Fahrenheit, and put an insulation blanket around the heater. If you have the budget, consider upgrading to a heater that is more energy efficient. Click for Original Story
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Chris Edmonds is the owner of C&W Plumbing, located in Lewisville, Texas. Chris has been a master plumber since 1999, and lives in Highland Village with his wife Karen and two daughters.