They’re both among the best cordless vacuum cleaners you can buy, but they take very different approaches to the business of cleaning. I have used both, one at my own home and one at my mum’s.
So, how are they different? Let’s start with our Dyson V11:
Recent Dyson vacs have all sported excellent bin emptying mechanisms and this one’s no exception. The bin itself holds 0.76 litres of dust and debris which may seem small but it’s enough for dusty stair carpet and another big room’s carpet in my house.
It comes with lots of handy attachments for the stairs and webs and skirting boards. It also switches from carpet to hard floor seamlessly. To empty its contents, you simply push down a latch and the outer transparent sleeve jolts down, ejecting everything …
With the government’s announcement on the 2 February, every household in the UK is set to be given £200 towards their energy bill, but that frankly won’t be enough, so we need to think smarter about energy.
- The cheapest time to put your washing machine on
Your washing machine is one of the most energy-consuming appliances in your household.
But you can save money by running them as efficiently as possible.
There are certain times of day when running your washing machine can be good – energy prices are usually at their lowest between 10 pm and 5 am. You should try it out and see the difference!
Besides cutting down on that certain time to turn on …
Oven cleaning is one of the most dreaded chores when it comes to blitzing the kitchen.
Cleaning the oven can seem like a complex task. You can choose to do it by using the single-use all-in-one deep cleaning product Oven Pride product or if it’s a bigger hassle than you thought then perhaps using a professional oven cleaning company is a better choice.
But how can you decide which would be easier for you? When it comes down to what you get for a better price, well you can get the Oven Pride for £4.00 at Tesco and other grocery and discount stores.
To get the best results when using Oven Pride to clean your oven, we would recommend leaving the product to work for at least 4 hours.
If it’s convenient, leaving it overnight …
Believe it or not, there are so many ways you can boost your income. The problem is that many ideas simply sound too weird or wacky to ever be taken seriously.
Never fear! Here at Mrs Bargain Hunter, we’ve found a bunch of not so common things that people do to earn a bit more even if that might just be crazy enough to work – trust me it works.
- Get paid for your holiday snapshots: Businesses are always looking for brand new images to buy. You don’t have to be a camera whizz to take photos worth paying for. If you have some digital snaps with decent resolution, consider selling them to online agencies. Every time someone buys one of your pictures you’ll get a royalty fee, and the subject matter can cover
NHS staff to teachers and supermarket workers, these are just a few of the key people who are keeping our country running at the moment. I have been looking around to see if I can find any freebies for them, so do share with any you know along with everyone’s thanks.
UBER is giving away 300,000 free rides and Uber Eats meals to NHS staff to say thanks during the coronavirus crisis
Overall, the heroes of the frontline can claim 200,000 free trips worth up to £15 each and 100,000 meals worth £10 for free. TO claim the freebies, you’ll need to to create an Uber or Uber Eats account linked to your NHS or HSC email address. To get a free ride, you then tap “wallet” on the Uber app, add the relevant promo …
This weekend I have done a lot of online shopping as I am not feeling great and have a few birthdays to sort out.
Anyway, while I was buying mugs, t-shirts, cards etc I thought I’d share the four ways I have saved money today:
1. Use a cashback site
I use Topcashback and over £1,100 in my pocket explains exactly why! See my account overview below. It’s so easy to use, just type in the online retailer and see if they are listed. If there are make sure you click through from the cashback site and they log your visit and when you spend and keep the item, they will give you cash.
2. Look for voucher codes
Just type in the retailer and month you are shopping in and the word voucher and …
Price comparison experts at uSwitch, explain how much you could save by simply switching bill supplier and save for Christmas 2020
According to the research, the savings from switching energy supplier could see you save up to £477 – equivalent to x17 Christmas meals for a family of 8 and switching broadband could save £193 – the same as x7 sets of Top Christmas Toy 2019, Bank Attack.
Move over Christmas 2019, building societies are already telling us to start saving for Christmas 2020! With the average household forking out at least £500 on presents and celebrations, according to the Bank of England, it’s a good idea to think about how you can save the pennies without having to cut back on the turkey.
According to uSwitch: “Many people think that saving money literally …
Thousands of students will see their bank balance jump to four figures recently as the first instalment of their student loan lands. For many it’s likely to be the most money they’ve ever received so it’s important that they take steps to protect it. Students can easily find themselves a target to fraudsters and already HMRC has warned those beginning a new term to be on the lookout for suspicious emails. Tom Clementson, Director of Consumer at secure payments solution Shieldpay, shares his top tips on how students can keep their money safe.Read more
1. Cut down on cards on a night outYou aren’t going to need all your cards with you on a night out. Think about taking cash out or use a top-up card which can be loaded up with how much you…
Many of us have nurtured the dream of starting an online retail business from home. If this is the case, why have so few actually followed through to the point when such a vision was ultimately realised?
While there are many answers to this question, one of the most common and seemingly insurmountable involves limited finances. The majority of would-be freelancers are still under the misconception that such ventures require a great deal of money. You will therefore be happy to learn that this is no longer the case. In fact, some have even created highly successful retail websites for the equivalent of what a daily cup of coffee would cost. If you are still somewhat incredulous, this is quite understandable. Let’s take a look at how times have changed as well as why financial …
Born from the early 1980s to mid 1990s, then you’re termed as a milennial and at the moment you may be finding it hard to save for that house deposit, as rent is so high and you’ve not reached your full earning potential. With that in mind, here is a list of ways you can save money.
Thrifty in office hours
- Commuting is one of the biggest costs for workers. Why not ask for an interest-free season ticket loan, or if you can work flexibly to avoid expensive peak time travel.
- If working in London, combine your Oyster card with the 16-25 Railcard to get a one-third discount on off-peak travel on the tube, overground and DLR network (after 10am during the week and all day at the weekends).
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