July 13, 2015 | Fun Tips  |  Money Saving Tips |
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
June 29, 2015 | Money Saving Tips  |  Washing Machines |
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.Read more
May 22, 2015 | Gardening Tips & Advice  |  Money Saving Tips |
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.Read more
May 6, 2015 | DIY & Home Improvement  |  Gardening Tips & Advice  |  Money Saving Tips |
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
December 23, 2014 | DIY & Home Improvement  |  Money Saving Tips |
How 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…..Read more
November 28, 2014 | DIY & Home Improvement  |  Money Saving Tips |
Following 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.Read more
November 26, 2014 | Appliances and Appliance Care  |  Money Saving Tips |
Black 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?Read more
February 20, 2013 | Money Saving Tips |
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.Read more
February 5, 2013 | Money Saving Tips |
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
November 1, 2012 | Money Saving Tips |
The 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.Read more