Electricity powers many homes and apartments. In order to get electricity, a homeowner must contact the electric company in their area and sign up for electricity. Ever month the meter is read outside of the home to determine the amount of electricity used. Some seasons and weather make people pay higher electric bills.
In some areas of the country, winter causes higher electric bills because it takes more heat to heat the entire house. There are some ways to save electricity so that the bills will go down. Some people will buy gas logs and put them in their fireplace. This helps to heat the house more. Also, turn off all of the lights when leaving a room in your house.