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7 tips to cut your energy bill

Feel like your energy bill keeps going up? Check out these power saving tips- -Understand the energy efficiency of your appliances and the “power guzzlers” that could be impacting your usage. The usual ‘power guzzlers’ include your clothes dryer, vacuum, hair dryer, swimming pool pump, microwave, electric kettle, large refridgerators, dishwasher and iron,  says Nathan Davies from Go Switch.-Consider the times of day that you are using power at home and the impact that heating, cooling and hot...

Worked up about hook-up?

EHU, hook-up, shore power… call it what you like, but the umbilical connection to mains electricity is a fundamental part of just about every professionally built motorhome in Europe.Many motorcaravanners these days enjoy camping off-grid, and that includes yours truly, but camping in the depths of winter in the UK is definitely made more comfortable by using hook-up.We do have to bear in mind, however, that it is not an unlimited supply. At best it will give us 16 amps but it could be as low...

The best electric kettles you can buy for boiling water or brewing tea

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.Krups/Business InsiderThe Insider Pick:If you're a tea lover or you need hot water on demand, you'll want to buy an electric kettle. With its variable water temperature settings, durable design, and good price, the Krups Savoy Adjustable Temperature Kettle is our top pick.There's nothing like a hot cup of tea. For real tea fanatics,...