10 products you should always splurge on when buying

10 products you should always splurge on when buying

Obviously, this is just our opinion but these are the products we’ve spent extra money on and been pleased with the results.

Links to products may not be the current cheapest price available but will give you an idea.

1) Mattress

Lumpy, Bumpy, Soft, Springy beds suck, they can give you a poor nights sleep, leading to all sorts of problems including back & neck pain etc. Find one that gives you the best support for a restful sleep but it also will help you be more productive during the day.

Why would I not just get a cheapy? You’re going to spend almost 1/3 of your life lying on this thing or roughly 26 years on average per person! If your cheap bed does the job then fine but at least try something better at some point.

Look at the bestsellers in Mattresses

2) Bedding

Same as the mattress really, sleeping in super high-quality bedding in hotels etc makes us feel great so why not spend £40-£100 on some high thread count bedding.

Check out Amazon Bestseller List or John Lewis Selection for great examples

3) Lightbulbs

Spending that extra money on energy saving or LED light bulbs will save you tons of money long term (up to 75% saving)

4) Kitchen Knives

A high-end blade will last you years if you properly maintain the blade. So you will get a super sharp blade that lasts ages.
You also don’t need a massive selection of knives just 2-3 will be fine. Chef, Paring & Bread knife will be enough.

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5) A decent laptop or computer

If you’ve seen a loading symbol in the past few months you’ve got a laptop that needs replacing

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6) Exercise

Don’t go splashing tons on gym memberships etc straight-away but if you enjoy jogging / walking then buy a decent set of trainers, not just a cheap pair that won’t last.

If you’re not up for much exercise why not try and increase the amount of walking you do, walk to the shops instead of jumping in the car or taking the bus.

7) A decent bin (& bin bags)

You’re going to use this thing every day, you’re going to empty it 1-3 times a week so having one with a decent mechanism, hands-free opening etc. Also don’t buy the cheap bin bags, nobody wants bin juice all over their hands or a completely split bin bag.

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8) Scissors / Can Openers & Peelers

You will use them every day and having one that makes the process of cutting, opening or peeling easier will save you time & also frustration!

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9) Gaffa/Duct tape &/or Sellotape etc

It’s a staple product for any money saver, it can repair almost everything.

We use Gorilla Duct Tape, Scotch Magic Tape & Duck Waterproof Cloth Tape

Also try:

  • Sugru – Mouldable glue (awesome stuff)

10) Food, Education & Travelling

Paying for natural food will pay dividends long term on your health, learn about food that regrows!

Being well-educated may score you a pay rise, your dream job or even your own company, you can also learn tons for free.

Travelling is expensive anyway but those memories should last a lifetime, on your death bed you won’t be lying their remembering that iPhone you had for 2 years back in 2008 but you might think about your trip to the Caribbean.

See the places we buy holidays from.

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