Starting today is the Big Energy Saving Week and it runs up until the 26th of January 2020. The week is all about saving money on your fuel and energy bills, so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to share with you some of the products we have available that can help you save pounds and pence of your monthly utility bills. Read more
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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?Read more
Tumble dryer balls are an alternative approach to softening your laundry that eliminates the need for fabric softener or dryer sheets. They are environmentally friendly and can save you money!Read more
Over 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?Read more
Saving the planet can seem like a daunting task, and you may not know how or where to start. However, it can be so simple. This blog post talks about ways to save the planet with your appliances. It can all start with small changes made in the comfort of your own home, which can result in big impacts, for you and the planet.
Most of the advice we give focuses on repairing your appliances rather than replacing them so it may come as a shock to see us talking about buying new appliances. There are sadly times however when appliances are broken beyond repair, or are so old so that it’s actually costing you more to run them than it is to buy a brand new machine.
The time has came where many of us are looking to make New Year Resolutions, and it’s estimated that throughout our lifetimes we spend £21,000 on attempting to achieve such resolutions for them to be broken come February. [source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brits-spend-21000-in-their-lifetime-on-new-years-resolutions-9951139.html]
Resolutions, however, shouldn’t just be about getting fit, cutting back on certain vices or resolving to see family / friends more. They should also be about looking to be happier in everything you do, and to help we’ve shared 16 (frugal) New Year resolutions for the home.Read more
Earlier this year, it was suggested the average dual fuel customer is paying £1,265 per year. However, there are steps you can take to bring your energy prices down – such as switching to LED light bulbs.
LED bulbs are considered to be one of the most efficient ways of illuminating your home, and over recent years have become available in a number of formats, including GU10, B22 and E27 – with each LED bulb offering a number of benefits, compared to their counterparts.Read more
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.Read more
Over recent years many of us have been looking to get thrifty with our money. One way many of us have been doing this is by recycling a range of household items and appliances and therefore giving them a new lease of life.
At BuySpares we are keen advocates of the repair rather than replace culture, and where others may see rubbish, we see inventive, quirky and unique household items which will brighten up your home and garden. To help you on your quest of recycling items within your home, we’ve compiled the following list of 10 creative ways to recycle household items.Read more