Tag archives for: Money Saving Tips

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.

Read more

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?

Read more

Save On Your Fridge

How To Save Money With Your Fridge

Running a fridge can be expensive, especially when you consider the appliance is constantly left on. How much energy your fridge consumes will depend on how old the appliance is, its make and model.

That said, there are steps you can take to work out how energy efficient your fridge will be – and therefore how much it will cost to run, and how to improve the energy efficiency of the appliance. In this post we explain how you can work out how much your fridge costs you and what you can do to reduce the costs.

Read more