They’re like London buses, kind of. A mere two days after reopening after Easter 2011: The Eastering, the Call Centre will be closing again this afternoon. It will remain in that state until Tuesday, a day when I daresay the country’s collective head may be slightly fuzzy. Apart from our Call Centre agents of course – they will be fresh as daisies and waiting to take your calls.
The eSpares Call Centre will close at 6pm today, Thursday 21st April. It will remain closed for the duration of the Easter weekend, and will reopen at 8am on Tuesday 26th April.
In the meantime, have a great weekend. You probably won’t need much inspiration, but here is a list of things you could do over the next four days:
Extended warranties offer poor value for money for most consumers. That was clear finding of a piece of research that we published earlier this year – The Billion Pound Waste of Money. We commissioned a detailed report and conducted an extensive survey into the extended warranty market to get a better understanding of what’s going on. We passed on our findings to the Office of Fair Trading and urged them to investigate.
Yesterday we had pressure washers on elephants. Today, we have Dysons on dogs.
Let me explain. Any dog owner will tell you what a neverending battle it is to keep carpets, clothes and basically every single nook in the whole house free of discarded dog hair. For this reason, vacuum cleaners in houses occupied by canines really are important bits of kit.
You may or may not have heard of The Gadget Show, a Channel 5 magazine show that delights in all things, well, gadgety, funnily enough. It’s an agreeable watch, something to chuck on just as you’ve got home from work and need to relax for half an hour. Indeed, it’s Wikipedia page states that ‘it aims to give enough information for the more “geeky” or knowledgeable audience, but still making it accessible to the more casual viewer’, and I’d say that it fulfils that remit admirably.
In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been going a bit garden crazy over the last couple of weeks. It’s that wonderful time of year when it seems like the summer is just around the corner (at least when it isn’t raining). Getting your garden ready for the coming months of barbecues and the sun being out ’til 10 at night is something that makes us eSpares types pretty excited. Hence, like I said, the recent glut of garden videos.
British Summer Time began yesterday. Whilst it meant that the past weekend was the shortest of the year, it also means that spring has well and truly sprung and gardening is firmly back on the agenda. Hopefully when you look out of your back door you now see not a murky and forbidding brown and off-green space, but a slightly unkempt patch brimming with possibility.