Five Household Items You Can Save Money on at Auction

Thursday 5th January 2023 - Cara Bentham


Five Household Items You Can Save Money on at Auction

Have a read of some everyday items you can save some pennies on!

With the rising cost of living, everyone’s looking for ways to reduce their spending and save money. You might not have considered the money-saving potential of shopping at auction, but you’d be pleasantly surprised at the bargains you can find. Beat the cost of living crisis and save yourself a small fortune by buying these five household items at auction.


There’s no denying it, furnishing a home can be expensive. Replacing worn sofas, tables and chairs can set you back hundreds or even thousands when buying new. By comparison, used furniture is much cheaper.

Auctions are a fantastic place to shop for bargain furniture, and a quick look through our upcoming lots will provide you with plenty to choose from and something to suit all budgets. Auction houses don’t just sell pricey antique furniture; our catalogues are often full of modern furnishings, including sofas, beds, chairs, tables, dressers, drawers and much more.

It’s easy to find bargain furniture at auction. If you’re looking for high-quality used furniture, you can snap this up for a fraction of what it would cost in a shop. If you’re happy to take on an upcycling project, you can get furniture at auction that needs a little TLC for next to nothing.

There are all kinds of styles and pieces to choose from. You can browse furniture in our upcoming lots here. If something takes your fancy, you can register to bid live from the comfort of your home.

Electrical appliances

When an electrical appliance breaks unexpectedly, it brings unexpected costs that many people these days would struggle with. A simple solution is to find a second-hand replacement, but it’s not always easy to find precisely what you need at the right price.

Auctions might not be the first place you think of turning to when sourcing second-hand electrical appliances, but you can find a wide variety of appliances there. Items such as washing machines, tumble dryers or fridges, home entertainment systems, televisions, lawnmowers, vacuum cleaners, and much more can be found at auction! We’re pretty sure that, whatever household electrical appliance you’re looking for, you can find it in our upcoming lots. Use the search bar to type in what you’re after and browse the lots from different auctioneers.

Soft furnishings

You probably wouldn’t even think of shopping for soft furnishings at auction unless you were looking for antique or designer items. However, our auction catalogues are full of everyday soft furnishing items. You can find rugs, curtains, cushions, and more – many of which carry no estimate and can usually be snapped up for a bargain price.

Soft furnishings don’t come cheap when buying new, and the cost can quickly add up when you need multiple items. Buying at auction is an excellent way to keep costs down, and you can find all sorts of styles, designs, and fabrics.

Kitchen equipment

Whether you need to kit out an entire kitchen or replace just a few items, it’s worth browsing the kitchen related lots for sale at auction. Not only can you keep the cost down by shopping for kitchenalia this way, but you can also find some unique items to add character and charm to your kitchen.

Whether you’re looking for plates, cups, bowls, cutlery, jugs, or anything else kitchen-related, we’re sure you can find it for a bargain price at auction.

Decorative items, ornaments, and clocks

Decorative items like ornaments, artworks, lamps, and clocks add character and style to an interior. Whether you’re furnishing a home from scratch or looking to freshen up your interior, you can find a massive array of decorative items at auction, many of which can be yours for a bargain price.

Auctions are full of antique and vintage items, but some might be less pricey than you think. If you find something you love, it’s always worth a go – you never know, when bidding goes live, it could turn out to be your lucky day! As well as antique and vintage items, you will find an incredible array of modern decorative items in our upcoming lots.

The great thing about shopping at an auction on a budget is that you never know how cheap something might turn out on the day. Using our online bidding platform, you can do some research beforehand and register to bid on the items you like. Set a firm budget; if something goes beyond that, move on and find something else.