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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

  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

Cleaning 101: Tips to keep your home clean and tidy

I learned all my cleaning techniques from my mom.   She taught us, my three other sisters and I how to do house chores and inculcated to us that we should always keep our home clean and tidy. She is very meticulous when it comes to cleanliness, that’s why we call her the cleaning expert and her influence made me an OC too Here are several tips to keep your home clean and tidy. Put mats by the front and back doors to prevent dirt from being tracked in   Disinfect the telephone daily by swabbing it with cotton dip in alcohol   Sanitize doorknobs with an anti-germicidal spray or disinfectant sprays like Lysol.   Always straighten the shower curtain and keep the bathroom floor and all surfaces dry to prevent molds.   Immediately clean the stove after cooking.   Set a small box for remote controls in the living room.   Place magazines and newspapers on a magazine rack to avoid clutter.   Launder curtains at least twice a month   Vacuum carpets on a re