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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

The 5 Most Annoying Pests That Enter Your Home

It is very difficult to prevent unwanted pests from entering your home on a consistent basis. Such pests are attracted to the indoors to source food and shelter. We are constantly manoeuvring around the home and contacting pest control to terminate and decrease the chances of pests from entering, breeding and living in our homes. It seems that once they get inside, it becomes somewhat impossible to permanently get them out. Let’s have look at the most common pests that tend to invade our homes. Cockroaches We tend to find cockroaches late at night in a still environment. This is when they arise from the cracks in the walls and floorboards to actively seek food. Cockroaches are insects which have approximately 30 species that associate with human habitats. This is why we continually find them in our homes as they strive to secure warm conditions. A generally large sized insect, they tend to scare and surprise many household family members on appearance. This is due to their unpleasa