Power Consumption of Household Appliances (Well-Organized Data)

It is crucial to know how much energy you use every day. The actual data helps you to figure out the wastage of your electricity.

Moreover, if you are looking for a backup generator for your home electronics, this chart will be a great help to you indeed. You can get an overall idea for your new generator.

We have collected the following data from a different generator and household electronics manufacturing companies. Actually, we considered the latest products to count the watts. It may not be the actual one you use now. So, for a precise idea, please check your household electronics.

Anyway, let’s get an idea about the power consumption of different household appliances.

Power Consumption of Household Appliances

Power Consumption of Household Appliances


The kitchen is one of the most important places in your home. We use different types of appliances here to save time and make special dishes. I’ve tried to cover almost all of the kitchen appliances here. These are the estimated watts for your kitchen appliances. For more safety, please double-check the manual of the appliances.

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Kitchen AppliancesWatts
Coffee maker800
Espresso Machine800-1500
Deep fat fryer1448
Air Fryer1500
Cooker Hood20
Electric kettle2000
Deep Freezer500
Smart Fridge500
Side-by-Side Fridge800
Wine Cooler85
Electric kettle2000
Food mixer127
Hot plate1200
Garbage disposal445
Oven        2000-3000
Slow cooker200
Toaster oven1000-1500
Waffle iron1200
Water Filter & Cooler     70
Water Dispenser     100
Rice Cooker     200
Food Dehydrator800
Electric Can Opener        170
Kitchen appliances with estimated watt

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Necessary Home Appliances

In this section, I’ve tried to cover the daily use of home appliances. Since there are a lot of sizes available in the market for these products, you should check the exact watts to buy your generator.

Home AppliancesWatts
Central AC (10,000 BTU)1500
Central AC (24,000 BTU)3800
Central AC (24,000 BTU)6000
Dehumidifier  240-350
Electric Heater1000
Water Heater2500
Well pump250-1000
Ceiling Fan10-80
Immersion Water Heater3000
Tankless Water Heater6600
LED Light Bulb9
Night Light       1
Space Heater  1800
Sump Pump (1/2HP)1050
Sump Pump (1/3HP)800
Furnace Fan Blower (1/2 HP)800
Furnace Fan Blower (1/3 HP)700

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These are the estimated power of bathroom appliances.

Bathroom AppliancesWatt
Spa pump1300
Power shower7500
Water pik100
Curling iron90
Electric shaver15
Bathroom Towel Heater60
Electric Shaver15

Room Appliances

These are the estimated watts of the room appliances.

Room AppliancesWatt
Heating pad65
Electric blanket100-200
Tv box25
Dvd player15
Amazon Echo2-3
Apple TV3
Desktop Monitor25
CRT Television500
Playstation 485
LED Television (22″)17
LED Television (49″)85
LED Television (82″)230

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These are the estimated watts of the laundry appliances.

Laundry  AppliancesWatt
Electric Clothes Dryer5400
Iron (Curling)1500
Hair Dryer1250
Steam Iron2200
Vacuum Cleaner200
Washing Machine1100

Power Tools

These are the estimated watt for the commonly used power tools in the home.

Power toolsWatt
Chain saw1100
Band saw1100
Belt sander1100
Circular saw (7 inch)900
Circular saw (8 inch)1400
Disc sander1200
Weed eater500
Hedge trimmer450
Garage door opener350


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Power consumption of 101+ typical household appliances

Final Notes

I hope you have got a rough idea about the power consumption of different household appliances. It would help you to buy the right generator for your home.


Rayan is an engineer, lives in a farmhouse. He has a passion for electronics and alternative energy. He loves to share his thoughts with other people. That is why he started the blog.

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