As temperatures rise here are our top tips to cut bills and dry your laundry outside

TUMBLE-drying your clothes can add a lot to the household bills.
In the UK, the average dryer will cost up to £100 each year to run.

With temperatures expected to rise this week, it is time to get the washing outdoors and save those Pounds.

GO P-RO: Pick up a new rotary washing line from Robert Dyas.

The Brabantia Compact 30m, three-arm rotary airer was £56.99 but is down to £44.99.

STAND OUT: Argos has a free-standing rack for just £10, which is ideal for putting small washes outside to dry.

UNDER COVER: Avoid the problem of sudden showers by setting up free-standing drying racks under a gazebo.

Experts swear this is a great way to dry items such as sheets and duvet covers.

Look out for the white Suhali square gazebo for £31 at B&Q, or the basic gazebo at Wilko for £25.

SPACE SAVER: Short on space?

A wall-mounted fold-away rotary washing line could be what you need.

While the Brabantia version is £149 at wayfair.co.uk, I found a similar one at onbuy.com for £39.95, a saving of £109.05.

POP UP: Putting up multiple retractable washing lines means you can get a larger load dried more quickly.

Amazon has Minky retractable washing lines for around £15.

But head to eBay, where I have seen similar versions from £12.

DOUBLE IT: Two lines are better than one.

The Livivo double retractable washing line is popular at around £26.

But the Argos dupe works just as well and it is £10.

I’d get that one and pocket that £16 towards some new bed sheets instead.

  • All prices on this page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.

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Top swap


AS the weather hots up, you can make a splash in the Lay-Z Spa Miami which is back in stock at B&M for £350.

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SAVE: £100.01

Shop & save

FOUR a delicious bite on the go, pick up a pack of four Kind Breakfast almond butter bars for £2 at Tesco, if you use a Clubcard.

They usually cost £2.79.

SAVE: 79p

Giselle’s little helper

TACO Bell is offering free tacos at all 55 of its UK sites.

All you have to do is walk into one of the restaurants and it is yours.

The giveaway is part of a global promotion.

Find your nearest Taco Bell restaurant by visiting locations.tacobell.co.uk.

The offer is available all day today.

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