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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

UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply)

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UPS or the Uninterruptible Power Supply is a very important gadget to own to protect personal computers from software and hardware error, data loss and system corruption. The on-battery runtime of most uninterruptible power sources is relatively short which is only 5–15 minutes being typical for smaller units, but sufficient to allow time to bring an auxiliary power source on line, or to properly shut down the protected equipment. When I was still running an Internet Cafe business, I am using UPS for my Server PC to protect it from system errors and corruption.  During brownouts, I have no problem in logging out my customers, and charging them the right amount they need to pay according to their usage.  At home, I also use UPS for our computers, especially on my laptop where all of my blogging files are kept.  Although, I used to do file back-ups in weekly basis but, it is still annoying and inconvenient formatting or troubleshooting and fixing errors if you can get rid of the pro