Category Archives: Energy saving

A topic that should never be overlooked because as well as saving money you will also be reducing you impact on the environment .

Cooking with a slow cooker makes economic sense

Slow cookers are a very economical way to cook dishes that are best cooked slowly. They use only about as much electricity as a 60 Watt light bulb and because you are cooking slowly they are great for cheaper cuts … Continue reading

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Cooking with a steamer is economic and healthy

There are essentially two types of steamer available, there is the electric steamer which when plugged in provides its own heat source or the type of steamer you put on your cooker which is a saucepan with steamer pans which … Continue reading

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Pressure Cookers save time and money

Cooking with a pressure cooker is an en excellent way to save money because it greatly reduces the time required and therefore the fuel required to cook dishes that traditionally take a long time to cook, for example stews and … Continue reading

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Loft insulation – You should insulate your loft!

When money is so tight at the moment why are so many of us still paying to heat the sky? Without the proper amount of loft insulation up to 25% of the heat you generate in your home will be … Continue reading

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How to make double-sided draught excluders

We have all seen those double-sided draught excluders, what a good idea they are! Have you ever thought that you can make your own from a fabric remnant and some foam pipe insulation?   Double-sided draught excluders are really quite … Continue reading

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