Money Saving Tips

Washing Machine Saving Money

Come rain or shine, the washing machine is one appliance in the home which is in almost constant use, so it may come as no surprise that it accounts for roughly 7% of your energy bill. But, there are ways you can save money when using yours – without hindering the overall performance of the appliance.

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Money Saving Tips for the Garden

A survey conducted in 2014 revealed Brits on average spend £30,000 on gardening during their lifetimes. And whilst we can understand the importance of turning our gardens into a wall of colour we also know there are ways to achieve this for a fraction of the cost.

This is why, below, we’ve compiled a list of 22 easy ways to save money in your garden.

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Save Money in the Home & Garden
Benjamin Franklin once said “a penny saved is a penny earned” and to help you save more than a few pennies around the home and garden, below are 25 money saving tips – many of which require minimal effort on your part.

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Keep Your Home Warm This WinterOver recent months, many of us will have been discussing with loved ones a) when the heating should go on and b) at what temperature the heating should be set at. The latter of these discussions is likely to cause many debates as various members of the family will undoubtedly want the heating at a higher temperature than others.

But is there a correct temperature your home should be during the winter?

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Save Money on Your Utility BillsHow much do you think you spend on your heating bills at present? According to the Energy Saving Trust, on average half the money spent on utility bills in the UK goes towards heating and hot water.

Is it therefore any surprise that come the first sign of winter, many households have the same debate rumbling on, whether to put the heating on.

But, did you know that by taking precautionary steps, you can reduce your energy bills at the same time as keeping your home warm. Five top tips we recommend at BuySpares are…..

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Keep Warm This WinterFollowing the warm weather we’ve been blessed with this year, it’s hard to imagine that winter will soon be upon us, when the temperatures fall, a layer of ice can cover our windscreens in the mornings and the warm, woolly cardigans make an appearance from the back of the wardrobe.

Along with switching the shorts and t-shirts for hats, scarves and thick jumpers, many of us will be looking to turn the heating on once the temperature drops. Whilst this will help to keep the majority of your home warm, for those who are looking to maintain such heat at their desks at work or within areas of their home where there’s no central heating at BuySpares we have a range of solutions.

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Fix Your Appliances This Black FridayBlack Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, and is often regarded as the start of the Christmas shopping season. The day also sees thousands of shoppers descend on stores to grab a bargain.

This year’s Black Friday will be no different. But instead of joining thousands of other shoppers searching for a bargain and resigning your current faulty appliance to the scrap heap, why not purchase the spare parts you need from BuySpares (all available at fantastic prices) and repair the appliance yourself?

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As an alternative to buying genuine replacement parts there will often be a universal option available. This is especially true when it comes to consumable items such as filters. In many cases to make these universal parts fit your machine you may have to adapt them in some way. Sometimes this is as simple as manually extending the part like in the case of the universal oven shelf, but for others you will need to cut them to size. In this post we focus on a couple of cut-to-size products and discuss the advantages.

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Energy efficiency is a hot topic and one thing that is sure to be mentioned is lighting. This post aims to answer some common questions including: How much can energy efficient light bulbs save the average household? How do energy saving bulbs compare to traditional light bulbs? And what types of energy saving light bulbs are available?

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Heat Saving TipsThe weather is getting colder and you will soon be using the heating and make adjustments to your home in order to keep the heat in, but your utility bills down. In preparation for the big chill, we thought we would share some of the BuySpares team’s top tips for ensuring your not being wasteful with your energy or money.

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