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Extension Lead With Multiple Plugs

Are Your Plugged In Appliances Wasting Your Money?

It’s night time. You’re tucked up in bed. It’s dark, quiet and peaceful. But unbeknownst to you vampire power is draining energy from all around your home. Sounds spooky!

Actually… it’s less exciting than it sounds. Vampire power is just a more interesting term for the power being used by your appliances when they are left on standby. And it’s not garlic or a wooden stake which will ward off this vampire, just some good habits to minimise your energy use.

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Man Repairing His Washing Machine Himself

5 Genuine Benefits of Fixing Your Appliance Yourself

Why is fixing your appliance yourself such a good call? You’ll often hear us proclaim that a DIY fix is so much better than hiring a tradesperson or buying a new machine. But can we back up our declarations? Yes siree! We have here not one but five reasons why it’s better to fix your appliance yourself and you don’t just have to take our word for it, our customers have a say in the matter too.

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Pig Bank on Money

Do You Know How Much Your Appliances Cost You?

Your home is full of them, TV adverts are always reminding us of the latest ones…but do you know how much your household appliances, both big and small, are costing you each year to run?

According to the Department of Energy & Climate Change, in 2014 the average electricity bill in the UK was over £590. But do you know how much your appliances are costing you?

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New Years Resolution

17 New Year Resolutions to Save Money in the Home

We all do it, on January 1st as the haze begins to clear and the cleaning up from the night before commences, New Year resolutions are made – whether it’s swearing to get fit by joining a gym, kicking a vice or taking up a hobby.

But, to flip things on their head we’ve decided to share our top 17 New Year resolutions for the home we think you should make – especially as they can help you save money.

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Gold Christmas Decorations

14 Tips to Avoid a Christmas Nightmare

We’ve all seen the John Lewis #manonthemoon Christmas advert and the Coca-Cola truck has made its annual appearance meaning one thing – Christmas is just around the corner.

Stress levels are likely to be rising as you run around the shops looking for the must-have toy for your children or the chestnuts for your stuffing, and this is all before you get your home ready for visitors.Read more