Ask Away...: Saving Money at Home: How to Save on Every Day Items

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Saving Money at Home: How to Save on Every Day Items

Running a home can be costly. We have food and bills to pay for, as well as just the cost of living there. So if there are ways to cut costs around the house, then it makes sense to try them out, right? If you are doing things anyway, you may as well do them for a little cheaper. So here are a few ideas to help you save money around the house every day.

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Use Cashback Sites

If you are buying groceries or things for the home online, then it makes sense to shop for them using a cashback site. It doesn’t cost you any more to buy the items that you plan on buying. It will just help you to get some money back from the purchase. Making the purchase actually work out cheaper. The best thing to do is to check cashback sites online and look at which ones might work out best for you. For example, you could use coupon code RS 75 to get cashback on a first electricity bill payment. Just check who you are signed up with and then you can start earning cashback.

Turn Off Electronics

If you imagine your home, I bet it is filled with chargers and electronic items. If you don’t switch off the plugs at the wall, then it does use up electricity. If it uses up electricity, then it is going to be costing you money. So don’t leave things on standby with a red light on. Switch them off at the mains! You can save a lot of money each year by doing this.


Change Your Light Bulbs

There are lots of different kinds of light bulbs out there. But the best ones to have in your home are LED light bulbs. They are energy efficient light bulbs, but not like ones that you may have used in the past. They don’t compromise the light that they give out. They are long lasting bulbs too, so they don’t need to be replaced very often at all. They are definitely a good idea to save some money on your electric bill.

Get a Water Filter

If you buy bottled water, it can cost you a fortune. So just drinking tap water is the best option. If you aren’t happy with drinking tap water, then consider getting a water filter. It will filter the water that you drink, but it won’t cost anywhere near what regularly buying tap water will cost. So if you are looking to save, this is a good place to start.

Bulk Buy Groceries

If you can buy some of your groceries in bulk, then it will help in a massive way. Think about places like Costco and stock up on the things that cost a lot. Things like toilet paper, diapers and wipes are good things to buy in bulk. Cooking oils and things like pasta and oats are good to buy in bulk too. They end up being cheaper than buying them each week. It also means that you will have more of them in the house more often.

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1 comment:

  1. First think I did when I moved to my new house. Was change all the light bulbs to LED ones.


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