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Saving money off your home – now possible

24th October 2017   /    Advice and News   /    no comments

With property and rent prices rising and the job market becoming more and more competitive, people are constantly looking for new ways to reduce their expenses. It is possible to be more financially-efficient without being frugal, and that is a proven fact. With a few minor adjustments and some long-term investing a person can save money without reducing their quality of life, even from things such as the utility bills and other expenses we made for our homes. Here is how.

Stop wasting resources and save money

The money we pay for water and heating make up most of the utility bills that we pay at home. And still, most people are rather irresponsible when it comes to using those vital resources. Wasting water is one of the easiest bad habits to get off your back. Some often repeated tips for this include:

  • Stop the tap when you are shaving and/or brushing your teeth.
  • Take showers together with your partner for increased water-efficiency, as well as intimacy
  • Switch on the dishwasher and the washing machine only when there is a full load in them
  • Water your garden early in the morning or late in the evening to avoid losing moisture due to evaporation.

Once you become more responsible about the way you use water at your home, you will be doing your wallet, as well as the environment, a big favour.

A clutter-free home is a less expensive one

Stack of poundsYou might not have thought about it, but clutter, rubbish and general disorder at your home makes you a lot less efficient. If you want to save money, you need to scale down the amount of items that you keep. Getting rid of all unwanted and unnecessary clothes, out-dated appliances that consume too much energy and general rubbish will save you a lot of money in the long term. Naturally, building a clutter-free environment can be a pretty strenuous and complex task, and for that reason you might want to sign up for assistance of a professional house clearance firm in London. Fortunately, in our day and age, it would be an easy task finding such a company, and on top of that – at a price that will not strain your budget at all.

Cut your electricity bill in half

Both in summer and in winter you pay big money for cooling and respectively heating your home. You will be able to considerably reduce those sums if you choose to simply improve the insulation of the house or apartment in question, so that it will warm up quicker and for longer – and cool off respectively when you crank up the AC. Surely, you will have to put aside a lump sum of money in order to achieve the results that you are after, but you should not forget that you are into it for the long-hole. In a couple of years’ time you will save up enough on your electricity bills to be thankful about the initial investment.

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