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Leftover Christmas Turkey Recipes

No matter how many people you are catering for on Christmas Day, nobody can ever get the amount of turkey just right. There is always enough leftover to do at least one more meal, and waste not, want not. But what do you make with it? You can’t ...

Amazon Echo Input – The Smart Device Music Lovers Have Been Waiting For?

Amazon Echo Input Release Date Back at the Amazon Conference in September, the company announced a whole host of new Alexa-enabled gadgets, from new models of the Echo Dot, Plus and Show to their own smart plug and even a voice-controlled ...

Can Smart Lighting Save You Money?

There are so many changes we can make around the home to help cut the cost of our electricity bills. Turning the TV off at the switch rather than leaving it on standby, and buying an appliance rated A for efficiency rather than C or below can ...

Black Friday: The Best Kitchen Appliance Deals

Black Friday isn’t just a time to look for an offer on that expensive camera you’ve wanted for a while or to finally get yourself a speaker which gives you the best sound imaginable. Black Friday 2018 - Kitchen Appliance Offers People often forget ...

Find The Best TV Deal On Black Friday

Televisions are one of the most-purchased appliances during the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales period. They see some of the most significant discounts around because there are literally hundreds of models to choose from. The good thing which has ...

Getting Your Boiler Winter Ready

With the glorious Summer starting to fade away, you’ve probably already started thinking about those dark nights, rainy days and freezing mornings we will all soon be facing. Our boilers give us a warm, dry and secure home over Autumn and Winter, ...

5 Must-Haves For A Farmhouse Kitchen

Whether you are lucky enough to have a classic farmhouse kitchen in your home or just want to recreate the feel and stray away from modernity, the country kitchen look is getting popular again. However, decorating your chosen room can be ...

How to Get Summer Garden Party Ready

If you want to throw the perfect summer get together in the comfort of your own garden, it’ll probably take quite a lot of organisation and set up to get it just right. Don’t let this put you off, though – there are plenty of ways in which you ...

Home Energy and the Green (R)evolution

Anyone paying attention is aware of the need for mankind to cut back on fossil fuels and explore more environmentally friendly forms of energy. Global warming - whatever you think about its possible causes - is an existential threat which at the ...

Descaling – Which Appliances Need It

Descaling is the process of removing built up layers of calcium from things that are in constant contact with water; typically ‘hard’ water from municipal sources. Boilers and heat exchangers are often laden with calcium deposits of this sort. ...

A Brief Look at Extended Warranties

Update: See our top 5 Appliance Insurance policy reviews and find out how you cover your white goods and gadgets for less than the cost of a cup of coffee every month! When you buy an appliance, TV, phone or virtually any other type of ...

10 Tips for Creating a More Energy Efficient Home 

When you own a home in the UK you’re dealing with the highest property taxes in the developed world so it’s important that you control other costs where you can. The amount you pay for energy is one area where you actually have some control. ...