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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

3 Easy Home Makeovers You can Do Today

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Not every homeowner can afford an immediate home makeover primarily because of budget limits, but that should not stop you from planning and probably starting micro projects to spruce up your home. When your home feels a little dull and drafty, here are three makeovers that you can do and afford to give your home the face lift it deserve. Color Your Walls White – that’s basically what most of your walls look like. It can sometimes become stark, lifeless and non-inspirational. Give your home a noticeable upgrade by changing your wall colors to something entirely different. If you’re used to seeing white or beige, try midnight blue or a fresh mint green! But go easy on it and try it out first on a small section of your wall before going up ahead. De-clutter Storage Spaces Sometimes, a home only needs a good de-cluttering to renew its vibe. Schedule a day for organizing, sorting and de-cluttering out all drawers, shelves, boxes and storage spaces to remove all you don