As every homemaker knows, maintaining a clean house takes time, effort and money. While there’s no getting around the fact that it takes work to keep up with your home, there are ways to cut costs. Saving money in your cleaning routine is all about knowing where to trim costs — and how. To help you save a little green in your cleaning budget, here are 10 key money-saving cleaning tips.
Believe it or not, I didn’t always use to buy vinegar two gallons at a time. Shocker, huh? But when I learned how many uses for vinegar there were, I couldn’t believe that I only ever used it for baking. Who knew vinegar had so many uses? One time, my little brother in the terrible two’s got a hold of a red permanent marker and thought our couch was the perfect canvas to display his artwork. You can probably imagine the look on our faces when we walked in the room. We can’t leave him alone in a room (or even turn our backs) for one second. But, somehow, we managed to get the awful red stains out of our couch successfully. How you might ask? Vinegar. And a little bit of elbow grease.