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 …
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
Raffler, the fairly new app that allows you to win a minimum of a £1K a day for watching two videos has launched Tenner Tuesdays – increasing the chances of winning some cash for free. Raffler now gives away 90 x £10 prizes and 1 x £100 Jackpot on Tuesdays – that means (according to the Raffler team) you’re 91 times more likely to win Raffler.
The app has over half a million monthly plays and with its popularity, the app if now increasing the chances of winning. The coming weeks will see further developments giving players even more of a chance to become a winner – I say yay!
Created out of a desire to “democratise” lotteries and give everyone an equal chance of winning money for free, Raffler allows players to enter a …
I love The Shard in London and although you can go up to the 30 somethingth floor for “free” in return for an extornionately priced drink, I do believe that it’s worth going all the way. If budget is stretched though, try the Sky Garden opposite for “free” too, though you have to book in advance.
The View from The Shard, the viewing platform at the top of Western Europe’s tallest building, is offering visitors 25% discount off its standard ticket price until the end of August.
And if you are a The BFG fan, The View from The Shard is also home to one of The BFG Dream Jars which can be found all over London and the country this summer. 50 jars have been designed by celebrities and placed in prominent locations to …
Lidl is currently running a school uniform TV campaign where some of its items are £1! Today, Aldi and Lidl have undercut Asda, previously the cheapest supplier of school uniforms, by more than £3.
The German discount supermarkets Lidl and Aldi are in the middle of a school uniform price war, with each discounter offering an entire outfit for less than £4.
Lidl is offering four primary school essentials – two polo shirts, a jumper and trousers or pleated skirt – for £3.75 from today.
While Aldi slashed its earlier offer of £4 for its Back to School uniform to just £3.69.
The moves undercut other high street retailers by as much as 80%.
Tony Baines, managing director for corporate buying at Aldi, said: “In order to deliver outstanding quality at unbeatable prices, we have …
HSBC today launched its 2016 student account, offering an interest-free overdraft of up to £3,000 as well as a £60 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card plus a year of Amazon Prime benefits, and what’s more, a range of exclusive offers and discounts across top brands.
The new HSBC Student Bank Account is available from 22nd in branches and online and includes:
- Up to £3,000 interest-free overdraft with no fees (subject to status and account conduct)
- £60 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card
- A year of Amazon Prime benefits
- Optional student credit card with a limit of £500 (APR 18.9%)
- Credit interest paid on balances up to £1,000 in the first year of study
- HSBC Mobile Banking app, including Paym
- Contactless debit card and access to Apple Pay and Android Pay
- Text alerts: customers set their own limits and we’ll text
With the Olympics around the corner and the weather okay for going out on your bike (sometimes), Aldi shoppers won’t want to miss out on Aldi’s dedicated Team GB Cycling and Supporters ranges, available in stores and online on the 7th and 28th July.
Team GB Cycling – in stores 7th July
Road cycling enthusiasts should get geared up for Aldi’s deals and quality cycling kit this July, with a full Team GB outfit available for just £32.97. The set includes a smart Team Cycling Jersey (£8.99) available in blue or white which allows cyclists to ride with ease, featuring an elongated back hem, anti-slip tape and moisture management system.
For those wanting to complete the look, Aldi’s stretchable and breathable Team Cycling Jackets are a steal at just £14.99, featuring three open back pockets …
Today, Travelex launched travel inspiration search engine Luxury for Less – a one-stop-shop for luxurious holiday planning on a budget.
Luxury for Less combines flights and hotels pricing powered by global travel search engine Skyscanner, together with Travelex exchange rate figures and the average spend of past holiday goers to help users create a luxury holiday to suit their budget. It’s the single source of information which does all the hard work for the holiday planner.
By factoring in the cost of everyday holiday spending items, such as wine, taxis and food, the travel inspiration search engine creates peace of mind by helping people to pre-plan their spending money requirements. Luxury for Less works by letting the holiday planner plug in their budget along with a few other essential factors to help them discover luxurious …
New research and analysis into the cost of families from Sainsbury’s Bank has found that some children come with a heftier price tag than others. Parents of children under the age of 18 estimated that a daughter is more costly to raise than a son, across all age points(1).
The survey, which was conducted for the bank’s second Family Finance Report launched today, suggests that it is around £300 a year more expensive to raise a girl at ages 0-5; around £400 a year more at 6-13 years-old and around £600 a year more at 14-18.
Average cost of raising a child by gender and age group, 2016Age Cost of Son Cost of Daughter 0-5 £5,475 £5,767 6-13 £6,414 £6,794 14-18 £7,172 £7,747
The reasons for this may be varied but government data …