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How to Avoid Ever Paying For a New Appliance Again!

Woman Considering Buying A New Washing Machine

So you’ve got that sinking feeling. The one that comes when you pre-heat your oven only to find when you go to put your food in it’s not hot. Or when you notice a puddle under your freezer and open the door to find it’s completely defrosted. Your appliance has broken down. That’s a few hundred pounds you’ll have to stump up for replacement, not great for your bank balance or your mood! But read on and we’ll reveal some alternatives to getting stung with new appliance costs.

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10 Tips To Save Money With Your Tumble Dryer

Save Money With Your Tumble Dryer

Household laundry is one of the biggest sources of energy cost for homeowners, and there are roughly 14 million households using electricity to dry clothes.

If you’re one of those who plan to use a tumble dryer over the coming months, below we have a handful of helpful tips which will save you money and energy consumption, at the same time as ensuring your laundry dries.Read more

6 Super Easy Tips To Save Money on Back-to-School Essentials

Back to School Essentials Without Spending a Fortune

No sooner had the school holidays arrived than they’re nearly over, and recent research has suggested parents are paying in excess of £400 per year to send their children back to school. And whilst we all want the best for our children, the back-to-school shop needn’t be so expensive.

Below we share 6 super easy steps to help you save money when it comes to purchasing the back-to-school supplies, whilst ensuring your children do not miss out.Read more

6 Reasons You Need To Use a Water Filter

6 Reasons To Use a Water Filter Jug

There’s no hiding from the fact that water is good for you. Our bodies are made up of 60% water and it’s the number one nutrient for our bodies. It’s also key to removing toxins. But not all water is the same. In fact your everyday tap water is likely to be full of nastiness which could be doing your body more harm than good.Read more

How Much Can You Get for 10p?

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.Read more

Are Your Appliances Costing You Too Much?

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…Read more

How To Stay Legal When Driving in France This Summer

Stay Legal When Driving in France

 

Soon thousands of British motorists will be heading down to Dover to catch a ferry across to France, before spending two weeks on the Languedoc coast, exploring Bordeaux or basking in the cosmopolitan aura of Paris as part of their summer holidays.

If you are one of those, before heading off on your holidays it’s important to make sure you are fully aware of the legal requirements when driving in France, as this will make all the difference to you enjoying your two-weeks away or facing a hefty on the spot fine – and potential penalty points on your licence.Read more

15 Tips to Help You Save Money on Cleaning Products

Clean Your Home with Food

Cleaning your home is often seen as a chore, and with the multitude of cleaning products available it can also be costly. But, there are a number of steps you can take to cut the cost of cleaning your home – without compromising on the quality of the clean.

Previously, in “Spring Clean with the Power of Steam” we’ve discussed how steam cleaners can be used as a chemical free way of cleaning your home, but did you know there are a range of everyday household products you can also use to clean your home?Read more