Saving Money During A Recession

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Recession in the UK

Today, a sad announcement was made by the UK government. The UK is currently experiencing a recession that has been on going since the latter half of 2023. Without making things political- we are a company located in the United Kingdom and are proud to announce our services to this amazing country. We understand that things have been difficult with the cost of living crisis and now the announcement of recession plaguing the United Kingdom. We're not going to make this political, aggressive or accusatory. At the end of the day; we are an electronics company- and we're qualified to talk about exactly that. But we're sure that we know how to help.

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Becoming Energy Efficient

Perhaps the biggest expenses are the ones that you don't really keep your eye on actively. What does this mean? Well, it's quite simple: energy bills, water and utility bills can mount up quickly and can appear, seemingly, out of nowhere. Whilst I have to acknowledge that I can only talk about the electronics and energy bills, it's important to note that it is always worth staying up to date on your expenses. But without further ado- let's get in to how you can start saving serious money on your energy bills.


What to Look for

The first thing to look out for to reduce your spending in an energy efficient way is automatic shut off technology. This may sound like a bad thing. Why would anyone want their electronics to switch off by themselves? Realistically, Automatic Shut-Off simply means; a device that shuts off automatically once it has completed it's task. Take a look at our dehumidifiers for example:

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Energy Efficient Dehumidifiers

Our extensive range of dehumidifiers all have inbuilt automatic shut off capabilities. Given what we know, this simply means that once the dehumidifier has completed its task (to extract water from the air) it will automatically switch itself off. Now this is a golden rule for all of our dehumidifiers making sure that we have the most energy efficient dehumidifiers on the market. Once the water tank in one of our dehumidifiers is full, it will automatically stop the dehumidifier from extracting anymore water. Not only is this a great feature that allows you to start saving some serious money on your energy bills, but you also get to rest assured that your dehumidifier's water tank is never going to overflow and cause unnecessary spillage.

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Making The Most of a Timer

The other big automatic shut off feature (that isn't actually a shut off feature) is a timer- which you can also find in our range of exceptional heaters. As eluded to, a timer isn't exactly an automatic shut off feature- instead it is a literal timer for you to customize the time of day that your electronic device is on from and when it "automatically" shuts off. Now this may seem like a bit of a cheat, but this plays into my personal experience. When you set a designated time for your household appliances, it becomes much easier to start making savings on your energy bills thanks to the "set-ness" of the timer.

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What Does Wattage Mean?

Another great tip for making sure you're making the most out of your devices without it costing an arm and a leg. Always, always, always make sure that you check the specifications of any device thoroughly before purchasing. Not only is this just a great tip for online shopping in general- but you can also see what the wattage of any electronic device is before you say "yes." The final step here is incredibly straightforward; simply check the rate of electricity in your local area. Everywhere in the United Kingdom is different, but this is a particularly good little trick to make sure that hidden costs aren't sneaking up on you when you least expect it.

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