Why does my electricity go up in winter

Have you recently opened your electricity account and wondered how on earth it is possible that I have consumed so much electricity?    Did you know even if you are not using a heater during the colder months' it is still extremely easy for your electricity to soar? ​ During winter our geysers work harder to stay warm, even with the requi...
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Mould & Mildew: How to prevent it | How to fix it

Mould and mildew are fungi that happily and quickly grow anywhere there are moisture. There is very little difference between mould and mildew; in fact, mildew is just mould in its early stage. ​ Mould thrives in warm, damp environments and the recent weather definitely encourages the growth of fungus if the conditions are right. ​ If untreated, mo...
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Welfare Organisations in Alberton

There are a multitude of welfare organisations in Alberton that are doing amazing work in our community with very little support, if any, from government organisations.  To make matters worse, very few people know where to spend their welfare money wisely.  We even hear reports of people opening their homes for vagrants to bath and h...
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Load Shedding Schedules: Alberton, Midvaal & Vanderbijlpark

It seems that the load shedding threat is not fake news anymore and it is probably here to stay for a while. On the bright side Eskom supplies us with ample conversation starters and Christmas Gift Ideas. Click on the links below for applicable load shedding schedules in the areas where Rosslee supplies accommodation: Alberton M...
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Surviving Silly Season

  The end of the year is in sight. You have worked hard and have hopefully achieved your goals for 2018. It's time to let your hair down and throw caution to the wind. Or is it? This time of the year is not called 'silly season' without a reason. Even though this should be a time to celebration , it is normally also the time where people do si...
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Free & almost free active things to do with your kids in Alberton

Spring is here, and with it comes extra energy from our kids.  As a general rule, we love seeing our kids active and happy.  Unfortunately, active children can become extremely frustrated if they are living in a flat.  Running in the corridors, kicking balls between the cars and hanging from the washing lines might also get evicted.&...
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Saving Electricity: Be Fridge Savvy

Since fridges and freezers are operated 24 hours a day, every day of the year, they can be significant users of energy in households. Purchasing a more efficient fridge or freezer will save electricity for years to come. Fridges and freezers being sold must be labelled with a South African Energy Efficiency Label to help consumers understand the re...
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Saving water in the house

A family of four can use anything between 300 and 800 liters of water in the home per day. This is a very large amount considering that many people in the world use as little as 25 liters of water per person per day, or six kilolitres of water per household per month.  You are probably thinking: 'Why should I care? Nobody else seems to be cari...
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Electricity Usage Calculator

Have you ever wondered how on earth is it possible that I am using so much electricity when I am hardly at home?  If this is you, you are definitely not alone.  Most people do not even consider how much electricity they are using, let alone think about what they can do to reduce their electricity usage. We have put together an easy to use...
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A new shade of green: Why is a healthy credit score important?

A good credit score is important for anyone to have. Loans are a necessary part of life for most of us. Building a solid credit history and maintaining a high credit score can have a dramatic impact on your quality of life now and in the future when you're considering applying for a loan, need to negotiate for lower interest rates or even applying ...
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Welcome to our blog.

Welcome to our brand new blog that will give you insight into some of the following topics: - How to successfully apply for accommodation at Rosslee; - How to improve your stay at Rosslee; - Why is it important to keep a healthy credit history; - Best ways to budget; - Tips on saving water and electricity; - And loads more. Rosslee has been bringin...
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