Frugal fuel tips



  • calleyw
    calleyw Forumite Posts: 9,768
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    Effician said:

    It occurred to me that as the washing machine is cold fill only ........

    Which genius thought cold fill only wash m/c's were a good idea when you have a gas combi boiler which gives (nearly) instant cheap hot water as opposed to using (expensive) electric to heat the water? Even worse, which twonks listened to them?

    Ebac are doing hot fill machines, british made and have a 7 year warranty. My mum has a wood burning rayburn so has hot water pretty much all the time.  So it cost her more. 
    Hope for everything and expect nothing!!!

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  • NoraNoir
    NoraNoir Forumite Posts: 26
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    Great - thank you @LadOnTheHill ! Shel energy don’t seem to be publishing their tariffs currently (I was transferred from a bust supplier), but if I all I use in a day is two full kettles, a bit of microwaving, an electric blanket/throw, quick shower, phone/laptop charging, low energy lighting (and a 400w halogen heater if needed), that should be just about affordable 🙏(although it won’t be like that every day, that’s probably the minimum in winter) 
    Bread, and roses too. 
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