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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

4 Small Projects Which Can Drastically Improve Your Home’s Facade

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Improving the exterior look of your home – four things you can do Maybe you are thinking of putting your home on the market, and you want to attract potential buyers as they pass by. Or maybe, you just want to give visitors something better to look at when they arrive. It could even be that you just feel the need to spruce up the exterior of your property. Whatever the reason, there are things that you can do to improve the exterior look of your property. The good news is that you do not have to spend a fortune in order to make a big difference. You can save a lot of money on the supplies and equipment you may need by using a Hayneedle coupon code from Groupon.  Here are four actions you can think about taking, straight away.  Refresh the paint work One of the quickest ways to improve the way your home looks, from the outside, is to give it a paint job. If you have the time, and the ability, you can do the work yourself . If not, you can hire a professional, to del

How to save money on outdoor furniture this summer

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Outdoor furniture doesn't have to be costly if you know how to shop for a bargain. So where do you go, when do you shop, and how do you find what you want, for less? These are a few simple ways to go about saving, for those who want to know how to save money on outdoor furniture this summer.  1. Catalogue it - Yes, you can finance your purchases via catalogue shopping. There are many specialty sites you can visit. Not only can you pay off the purchase over time, you can avoid interest rates if you pay within a certain introductory period. Further, the more you buy, the longer you have to repay, and the more you can spread the cost out. 2. Consider second hand - If you swap with friends, buy second hand, or find local shops which sell previously, lightly used pieces, you can really save as well. Doing this is a simple way to pay less for the same exact item you would pay full price for. And, in many cases, stores sell items which were returned (but not used) for a fracti