When it comes to using home appliances, both big and small, many people tend to make common electrical mistakes. Repeatedly making these mistakes then leads to negative effects on your appliances and on your wallet.

For instance, constantly overloading your washing machine will lead to strain on bearings and suspension of the machine. Eventually, your washing machine will stop working properly altogether and you’ll end up spending $40 – $350 on repairs. In some cases, you may have to buy an entirely new washing machine. Not only is this frustrating, but if you don’t have the funds at the time, you could be without a washing machine for weeks or months.

It’s common electrical mistakes like these that can really burn a hole in your pocket, plus add unneeded stress to your life. If you’re looking to save money on your electric bill and make the most out of your electrical appliances, this infographic is worth a look.

By not doing the things mentioned in the infographic, you can help to extend the life of appliances like your vacuum cleaner, toaster oven, iron and more. Do you make any of these mistakes in your house?

Common Electrical Mistakes Burning a Hole In Your Pocket | 220Voltage

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