+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 9 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 83
  1. #11
    babycake's Avatar
    babycake is offline Bubhub Award Winner - 2011- Funniest Thread Award
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    565
    Thanks
    721
    Thanked
    329
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    There are two adults and two children in our 4 bedroom house and we pay no more than 400 a quarter. That is usually in summer when we have had the air con running most days. We got an electrician in a few years ago and we changed all our lights to low energy bulbs ( for some reason we could not just change them ourselves as our house was wired differently and had dimmers etc) anyway we spent a bit of money to save a quite a lot.

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,290
    Thanks
    2,378
    Thanked
    903
    Reviews
    72
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    We only have electricity so use it for hot water and cooking too, just got a bill for the month we've been here and it was $140, we're a family of three.

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    6,311
    Thanks
    2,387
    Thanked
    4,599
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    We got ours today. $500 for the last quarter. I think last year it averaged at about $350 a quarter.

    Eta: there are three of us. We do leave the TV on the classical music channel for the dogs when we are out though. I suspect that bumps up consumption.
    Last edited by NancyBlackett; 22-08-2013 at 17:23.

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    3,532
    Thanks
    1,313
    Thanked
    1,390
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I just paid an electricity bill today, it was $311.13 for 3 months. There are 4 of us.

  5. #15
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Gippsland
    Posts
    14,744
    Thanks
    1,220
    Thanked
    3,888
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    My last two have been about $200 for the quarter, so about $66 per month.

    I work full time and have gas heating/hot water which makes a big difference I think. Plus I don't really watch tv and the one I have is an old style one.

  6. #16
    Zombie_eyes's Avatar
    Zombie_eyes is offline Formerly Diamondeyes
    Winner 2012 - Biggest Computer Nerd
    Winner 2013/14 - Funniest Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    9,354
    Thanks
    2,835
    Thanked
    9,033
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Electricity and gas combined was close to $800 for the quarter. So harsh.

  7. #17
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Posts
    1,854
    Thanks
    755
    Thanked
    724
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Latest bill was $325, bill before that was $380ish I think. 2 adults and 1 bub. I always have the TV on all day long and an old electricity sucking fridge/freezer.

  8. #18
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Northern Burbs o' Perth
    Posts
    633
    Thanks
    42
    Thanked
    57
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Our latest $700 for 2 months. Up $200 from last one and I worked two weeks and no one home......not happy.

  9. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    517
    Thanks
    93
    Thanked
    84
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Approx $300 or bit under per quarter for us.

  10. #20
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    3,532
    Thanks
    1,313
    Thanked
    1,390
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    We cut ours back by turning everything off at the powerpoint when it is not in use (except the fridge obviously). We even turn the Wifi off at night. It made a HUGE difference.

    Over tv is on way more than it should be and our computer is on a lot of the time too.

    Oh, we don't have a dishwasher and I only use our dryer about twice a year so that probably helps too.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Electricity bill question.
    By BigRedV in forum General Chat
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 05-08-2013, 19:16
  2. NSW Electricity & Water - bill frequency?
    By JR03 in forum Family Finances
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 02-01-2013, 18:58
  3. Help-electricity bill
    By Melbmummyof1 in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 18-09-2012, 16:43

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
TriBalance Health + Wellness
Brisbane Pregnancy Pilates Classes TriBalance Health + Wellness
Run as part of our Clinical Pilates program by an experienced physiotherapist. Programs are individually tailored and classes are 60min, scheduled on Saturdays at 9am and 10am. $38 per class or a 5 class pass for $175. (*health fund rebates apply)
SAVE when purchasing 5 classes!
featured supporter
Hills Swimming Kenthurst
Located in the beautiful suburb of Kenthurst and boasts a heated 25m pool. We conduct world-leading Baby and Parent Classes, Preschool Classes, School Age and Squad Training. Our classes are small, our service personal and our quality of the highest.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!