What Can You Get For 10p

What can you get for 10p? You can’t make a phone call from a public phone box, nor can you buy many products which we remember from childhood such as a Chomp chocolate bar. Instead, all you seem to be able to get for 10p today is a pack of Space Invader Pickled Onion crisps or a bag for life.

Although there’s little you can purchase for 10p, things aren’t necessarily as expensive as you may think.  For example, some of the appliances we use on a daily basis having the potential to cost you a considerable amount less than you’re already paying – and below we share some tips on how to save money with your appliances.

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How To Defrost a Freezer

Have you started to notice a thick layer of ice covering the inside of your freezer? Is the appliance no longer performing to the best of its ability? If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions, it may be time to defrost it. Below we look at why, when and how you should defrost your freezer.

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Are You a BBQ King

With summer here, the air should be awash with the smell of BBQs cooking up a range of treats and delights. Make sure you don’t miss out on a great BBQ this summer – and become a BBQ King / Queen by following the advice outlined below.

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Kidde Safety Europe Ltd have issued a product recall for their fire blankets, after testing highlighted a potential issue.

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Clumsiness Is Not An Excuse For Broken Appliances

When you think of memorable dates July 1st isn’t one which normally springs to mind. But the date does have its own connotations. For example, July 1st 2015 was the hottest day of the year (to date) and the hottest day for nine years. Due to the heat a heat-health alert was issued for all of England – and we did our bit, by posting tips via our “Keep Cool During This Week’s Heat Wave” post.

Aside from being a record breaking day in 2015, July 1st according to Direct Line, is the day of the year when home insurance claims rise by as much as 60% – leading to them labelling the day, the “clumsiest day of the year”.

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Household Appliance Cost

Did you know that leaving your appliances on standby each day could be costing you between £50 and £86 a year? This equates to roughly 16% of your annual electricity bill. But it isn’t just the cost of leaving your appliances on standby which could be costing you unnecessary money.

To help ensure your appliances aren’t costing you too much, it’s important to ensure you…

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Kenwood Chef BBQ

The first moment there’s nice weather, the BBQ is lit and we all get out into the garden. And with summer here, now is the time to make sure you’re prepared for an unbeatable BBQ by trying some of the Kenwood Chef recipes below.

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How to Clean Your Windows

Cleaning your home is a chore, even simple tasks such as vacuuming – but it’s something which needs to be carried out a couple of times a week. However, when it comes to cleaning the home many of us neglect the windows.

But how often should we clean our windows? Many local window cleaners suggest cleaning the windows on a fortnightly basis, but in reality, how often you clean your windows is all down to personal preference.

For those who would prefer not to pay for a window cleaner, but need their windows cleaned, you’ll be pleased to know there are a number of methods for window cleaning on the internet, and we’ve included 3 of our favourites below…

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Carpet Cleaning

Did you know the moment you walk into your home you are bringing roughly 7 grams of dirt in with you, all from the sole of your shoes, and the amount of dirt increases when it’s wet weather. It’s a worrying thought, but by providing your carpets with some TLC you can ensure they remain in a pristine condition for longer.

Four great ways to provide your carpets with the TLC they require are:

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How to Get the Perfect Holiday Photos

Wherever you’re going on holiday this summer, memories will be made and understandably you’ll want to capture these to look back on one day. Key to capturing such memories is to get the right camera and camera accessories. To help you make the most out of your holiday snaps, we’ve compiled the following checklist…

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