6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Choosing Accent Rugs that Suit Your Home Décor


Rugs are one of the easiest and the simplest items that you can use to change your home’s feel and look. With a couple of accent rugs to furnish corners or to highlight important pieces of furniture, you can improve your home’s interior effortlessly. Depending on the quality and kind of rugs that you want, the prices can greatly vary so you must always think thoroughly before you buy an accent rug.

For accent furniture, small rugs which make them look even more “accented” should look good in its place. You should find something that will match or contrast with the floor. If you have a patterned carpet, accent rugs should be a solid color, and if your carpet is plain, then a patterned rug would look good here.



Choose accent rugs that do not contrast a lot with your home’s color scheme otherwise it will only become an eyesore. Cream rugs will complement brown carpeting while plain orange or black rug will match nicely with red patterned carpet. Accent rugs are basically used to show off areas or furniture around your home. They are not really used to match anything in your home, you can choose to have accents that blends in or ones that somewhat contrasts and make spots look even more “accented.”

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