Quick Tips: Make money while you clean

Check out these spring cleaning tips that will also
save you hundreds of dollars per year!

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  • Kitchen
    • Vacuum refrigerator coils: Dust that builds up on refrigerator coils can cause the motor to work harder, using more energy.
    • Clean oven and range: A range or oven darkened from heavy use absorbs more heat, reducing its efficiency.


  • Hallways
    • Clean or replace HVAC filters: A dirty filter will slow air flow and cause your system to use more energy.
    • Replace smoke and carbon monoxide detector batteries: Replace batteries in all detectors at least once a year.


  • Garage
    • Move flammables: Clear away flammable materials and liquids from gas furnaces and other heat sources.
    • Clean out dryer ducts: Blocked dryer ducts make your machine work harder than necessary.


  • Outdoor
    • Call 811: Locate underground utility lines before digging any holes in the yard.
    • Have solar panels cleaned: Having panels cleaned once a year can help maintain their output potential.


More info: Pacific Gas & Electric Tips

Author: Man Vs Cash

Adrian Hall is a money expert, opinion piece writer, podcast host, and career finance guy who paid off $50,000 in 18 months by rethinking everything he knew about money. When he is not obsessing over his financial goals, he can be found biking, working on his car, or spending time with his husband and dog.