How Much Electricity Does An Electric Blanket Use?

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The amount of electricity that is used when an electric blanket is in used all depends on the setting that you have it turned up to. Most electric blankets are only able to achieve 60 watts. Most people will not use this high of a setting, and will generally use 30 to 40 watts. This takes about 1 REF of electricity which is equal to a toaster. Using electric blankets should not raise your electricity bill by much.
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If you live in Alaska, you're gonna love this answer! The truth is, electric blankets use very little electricity. They consume between 75 and 100 watts, per side on a dual blanket on HI, and many people set their blankets to level 5, thus cutting the wattage in half. All told for about 8 hours of usage, it costs about 4 cents per night in most parts of the country.
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Electric blankets work by taking electricity and warming a blanket to keep you toasty warm. Electric blankets are great for very cold people or car rides.
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1. Verify that the electric blanket is plugged into the wall. If the blanket still does not come on after ensuring that it's plugged in, try a different electrical outlet to make
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You plug it in the the wall and the electric current runs through the wires in the blanket. Therefor making the blanket warm. To make it hotterr, just increase the number.
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