November 20, 2020 | Money Saving Tips |
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
November 24, 2016 | Money Saving Tips |
Make the most of the number one day to bag yourself a bargain! We’ve pulled together all of our top Black Friday deals you won’t want to miss, so you can get great gift ideas for the ones you love this Christmas, or even a little treat for yourself.
June 16, 2016 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Money Saving Tips |
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.
May 18, 2016 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Money Saving Tips |
Modern appliances aren’t as bad as their older counterparts for guzzling energy; they’re required by law in the EU to meet certain energy efficiency standards to help the environment. But there are still steps which can be taken to improve the efficiency of your appliances.
April 19, 2016 | Money Saving Tips |
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.
October 22, 2015 | DIY & Home Improvement  |  Money Saving Tips |
170 million new electrical items are purchased each year in the UK, yet as a country we recycle less than a third of these when they come to the end of their lifecycle. In fact, it is estimated that we throw away enough WEEE waste to fill Wembley Stadium six times over, every single year.
As a result, a government adviser stated at the beginning of 2014 that “families should stop buying new cars, fridges and washing machines, and instead repair them when they fail”.Read more
October 13, 2015 | Money Saving Tips  |  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
August 28, 2015 | Fun Tips  |  Money Saving Tips |
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
August 3, 2015 | Money Saving Tips |
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
July 24, 2015 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Money Saving Tips |
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