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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

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

Kit your student accommodation out with fun bean bags

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For a lot of students the chance to let off some steam and play as hard as they work is too good to resist. Students may be typecast as party animals, but their studies are a serious investment for their future lives and careers. Whether at their first-year accommodation – catered, self-catered, or otherwise – or in their own rented property students need to stamp their own identity on where they’re currently living to feel at home, work effectively, and host their friends. Student accommodation isn’t cheap , and for the majority of students it’s a cost that they constantly have to keep their eye on to get the most out of not just their studies, but their freedom as a student, too. Furniture can be pricey, especially if the landlord in question expects their student tenants to invest in their own furnishings. Luckily there’s an affordable and creative solution that students from all backgrounds can take advantage of – beanbags. image from greatbeanbags.com Bean

Points to consider in finding the Perfect Home Dining Table

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Lovely and memorable family bondings are mostly created in the home’s dining table. Choosing the perfect table can go the distance of a whole lot of meals for the family.  photo credits:  freedgitalphotos.net Here are several points to consider in finding the perfect home dining table. 

Uses of Console Tables

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We usually use small tables around the house, often slender with curved legs resembling consoles which is designed to be set against a wall. We put them in different parts of the house to fill large gaps or wide spaces. It does not only add style and interest. but also serves for functional purposes too. A  metal console table has different uses. It may be used as a housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television.   Placing it in the foyer is perfect for setting down mail, keys, and other small items as you walk through the door. It will also add beauty to your living room having multiple storage and drawers to keep dvds, magazines, etc. A kitchen console table is best to keep kitchen things. A book case console table is perfect to keep your kids’ school stuffs. I saw this elegant bookcase console table which will best fit for my son’s room and a metal console table for our living room. I will ask my husband to buy these as soon as our budget permit