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You may be surprised to hear that the average household can be charged up to €170 per year for appliances left plugged in.

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"Energy Bills are rising rapidly, and this is still one of the main concerns Irish Households are facing this New Year! "

Not to worry with a 24-hour Plug-In time clock, which is simple to set up and use, you could save up to €170 this year! They automatically switch off the devices that are plugged in when you aren't using them.

The Power master 24-Hour Plug-In Timer - 13 Amp is white in colour and easy to use. It is economical as it can be set to provide power only when necessary. It can also be used as an intruder deterrent, activating lamps for example at 15-minute intervals. No tools are necessary as the reel fits straight into the existing socket.

Powermaster 24 Hour Plug-In Timer - 13 amp
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Features

  • Individually packed for protection
  • Conforms to electrical standards
  • Saves energy
  • Deters intruders
  • Height: 13cm
  • Width: 7cm
  • Depth: 5cm
  • Weight: 195gr

Forgetting to turn off devices you’re not using is a common mistake people make, but experts are now recommending the use of a plug-in timer as a cheap and simple way to cut your energy bills.

They can be used to switch off TVs, radios, microwaves, smart speakers, set-top boxes, game consoles, and other devices that continue to drain power even when you aren't using them.


Infographic about how leaving certain appliances plugged in adds up!
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Some other examples of how leaving certain appliances plugged in adds up include:


  • People working from home may have a printer, which even when unused adds €7.75 a year to your bill.
  • A plug-in baby monitor will cost you €5.81 a year when not being used.
  • A phone charger left plugged in, when not charging, adds 38 cent a year to your bill.
  • A four-person family household pays €16.59 a month which is €200 a year using a Washing Machine.
  • A D-rated fridge and freeze can cost you €15.41 a month in energy bills. Meanwhile energy efficient appliances with A-rating cost just €8.30 a month.
  • The humble dishwasher costs households €12.21 a month to use, the experts say. Washing your dishes by hand at the end of the day is a good way of saving money.
  • Ovens cost €11.09 a month if used every day.

“Air fryers have been reported as a cheaper method of cooking so investing in one could save you money.”

Health Fryers !

Cecotec 9L Dual Air Fryer | 043380


"Double basket and dual temperature, cooks two dishes at the same time."

It allows cooking with a single tablespoon of oil, achieving healthier results. 9-litre capacity bucket to cook large amounts of food.  



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Description

Digital and compact digital fryer, 9 L capacity, two baskets with dual temperature and PerfectCook technology.

Exceptional results in all recipes thanks to the PerfectCook technology of hot air that circulates inside. Temperature regulation from 80 ºC to 200 ºC.

Modern and compact design with a multifunction touch control panel to control the operation. 6 preset modes that set the time and temperature needed to cook different types of food. Adjustable time from 0 to 60 minutes.

With overheat protection. Operation timer. Non-slip base. 

Ninja 3.8L Air Fryer AF100UK


 A healthier way to cook your favourite meals and snacks, using little to no oil. More than an Air Fryer – quickly and easily Air Fry, Roast, Reheat and Dehydrate. From chunky chips and crispy chicken to roasted veg and beef jerky.

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Features

More than an air fryer. With 4 cooking functions, you can also roast golden vegetables and sides, reheat leftovers to restore that fresh-out-of-the-oven texture, and gently dehydrate ingredients to enjoy homemade dried fruit, vegetable crisps and beef jerky.


  • Generous 3.8L capacity fits 900g of fries. Non-stick. 
  • dishwasher-safe parts.
  • Cooking with little to no oil. 
  • More than an air fryer.
  • With 4 cooking functions, 
  • Dinner can be on the table in just minutes. Cook from frozen for deliciously crispy results. 
  • Guilt-free fried food

You can purchase a 24-hour time clock which will turn on and off your appliance’s numerous pre-set times each day but at the same times each day.

For more flexibility and depending on your budget, you can purchase a 7-day plug-in time clocks or smart Plugs which allow you to have different on and off times each day of the week or remote access to plugs when on route home.

Intempo Home Smart Plug

 

Control and look after your home whilst you are away with this smart 3-pin plug from Intempo. 


Developed with the Intempo Home App, this smart plug features a schedule and timer to turn on and off to suit your needs.

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Features

  • Easy to install and connect to WIFI this plug is ideal for families and homeowners away on holiday to control lights and other appliances.
  • With energy monitoring and remote access for 24/7 control, this plug is also voice control compatible with Google Home and Alexa.
  • Developed with the Intempo Home App, this smart plug features a schedule and timer to turn on and off to suit your needs.
  • With energy monitoring and remote access for 24/7 control, this plug is also voice control compatible with Google Home and Alexa.
  • Easy to install and connect to Wi-Fi this plug is ideal for families and homeowners on holiday to control lights and other appliances
  • Get ready to have a smart home and create customized schedule to turn on and off any home appliances such as lamps, coffee maker, etc.
  • Control and look after your home or office both day and night with this remote access Smart 3 pin home plug from Intempo.

G-Homa Wi-Fi Smart Socket

  • Simple plug in and play set up with one screen instructions.
  • Control your appliances from your smart phone from anywhere in the world with an internet connection
  • Use your smart phone to set up multiple timer programmers easily with more control down to the minute
  • Group multiple plugs together or control individually with bespoke naming and icon customization
  • Smart Socket Form Factor
  • Radio Frequency

"So, start saving by buying your time clocks today!"

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