Utility Bill Hacks

Published on Nov 18, 2015

A few top tips to help you save £££'s on your bills

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Utility Bill Hacks

Save £££'s with a few simple tips
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Combine Gas & Electricity

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If you have a Gas & Electricity connection at home then dual tariffs offer the best deals

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Fix Your Prices

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If you're confident that you've found the best deal, try negotiating a fixed price for a specified term (e.g. 6 months) to avoid nasty increases

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Choose An Online Tariff

Surprising but True:
Opting for an online only deal with paperless billing could actually save you £100s (and think of all the trees you'll save too)

Choose Direct Debit

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This can save you up to 10% extra with some suppliers

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Don't Be Afraid to Switch

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If you're not contracted into a fixed energy tariff you are free to switch provider whenever. You are 90% likely to find a better deal

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So what are you waiting for? Get on the price comparison website & start looking

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The Meter is Your Friend

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So check in on it regularly. Keep a log of meter readings, and ring your supplier to update them of your actual usage

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Split the Bills
(Don't fight over it!)

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In the interest of equity try delegating a utility bill per housemate. That way you all share responsibility for something

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Keeping you stress free & on a level playing field!

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