Bargain Hunter: Cut-price radiator reflectors can stop all that heat going to waste

A Radflek Radiator Reflector could bring down your energy bill

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With energy costs at an all-time high, there’s a very simple way to cut heating bills and keep your home warmer this winter.

Radflek Radiator Reflectors sit behind your radiators to stop all that heat escaping and going to waste – and Bargain Hunter has an exclusive discount plus a giveaway this week.

The manufacturer claims that the technology reflects 95 per cent of the wasted heat from behind your radiator back into the room, providing instant savings, and typically paying for itself in just over a year.

The reflectors come in three, five and eight-sheet packs at £21.99, £33.99 and £49.99 respectively, and readers can get 25 per cent off by using the exclusive code NDBHOC2514 at radflek.com/shop. The code will be valid until 31 October.

Five readers can also win a three-sheet pack of Radflek Radiator Reflectors. Simply send the answer to the following question to yourmoney@independent.co.uk to be in with a chance. The question: The film Some Like It Hot starred which actress alongside Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis?

Consumers can clean up as Maplin cuts  its prices

Maplin has cut prices on a range of gifts in-store and online until 25 November. The electronics retailer’s  remote-control model Ferrari has been cut from £19.99 to £9.99, for instance, while a robot vacuum cleaner has been cut from £99.99 to £59.99.Full details at maplin.co.uk.

Cashback deal helps you get ready for the witching hour

Topcashback is offering the chance of a Halloween freebie with £7.50 cashback on all purchases at George, including costumes, decorations and accessories.

To redeem the offer, sign up to topcashback.co.uk, find the “£7.50 cashback on Halloween at George – New Member Deal” and click through to George to buy Halloween products.

The cashback will track in members’ accounts within seven working days, and will become “payable” to transfer into bank accounts within 14 days after the promotion.

Energy giants are warming to competitive deals

The big six energy companies are fighting back with competitive fixed-rate tariffs. Following months of deals from smaller energy providers undercutting the giants, uSwitch says there’s now evidence of better offers coming through the traditional channels.

In fact, the launch of SSE’s ‘SSE Direct’ tariff means that the big six now hold five out of ten spots in the best-buy tables.

Sainsbury’s Energy, powered by British Gas, is fifth with a fixed deal of £1,099 until October 2015. SSE has cut its cheapest tariff to £1,029 to grab seventh, while EDF, npower and ScottishPower fill the eighth, ninth and tenth spots.

However, top of the table of the best energy deals is still the small supplier Extra Energy, with its “Fresh Fixed Price Nov 2015 v2” tariff at £984.

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