Tag archives for: Money Saving
For the price of a bottle of wine, you could fix your vacuum cleaner! Who knew?
January isn’t all doom and gloom, but it is a time where people aim to save on costs and lower their spending. But, before you decide not to buy that pair of shoes or cut down on wine and cheese nights, you can start by saving money in your home!
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?
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.
Did you know that lighting in your home accounts for between 10% and 20% of your annual electricity bill? But it is possible to significantly reduce this, by switching to LED bulbs, and below we explain the 5 key reasons you should switch to LED light bulbs.
Have you noticed your shopping bill is increasing due to the price of cleaning products? Cut down on the amount you’re spending by using everyday food items to clean your home. Not only does using food to clean work out cheaper, but it also reduces the number of chemicals being used in your home, helping to reduce allergies.
The garden is our own little slice of paradise and a great place to relax. But according to a 2014 survey conducted by GardeningExpress.co.uk, during our lifetimes we are spending an average of £30,000 on our gardens. Gardening needn’t be expensive if you follow the tips below.
Right folks, few more tips below to help get you well on your way to saving (energy & pounds). Simple, painless. Go!
- Keep fridges with rear external condensers at least 2 or 3 inches away from the wall. This helps the fridge work to cool its contents more efficiently.