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Saving money on cleaners

There are always ways to save money when it comes to cleaners. Knowing this, always make it a rule to never pay full price. There are several tips you can keep in mind when needing these cleansers that can save you a great deal of money in the long run.

Tip No. 1: Buy these products when they are on sale, and with a coupon if possible. The key is buying several, so that it lasts you until it goes on sale again. You might not need four bottles in one purchase, but just keep in mind that the product may not go on sale again for six months.

Tip No. 2: Make your own. With just a few simple household ingredients, you can whip up a batch of cleaner that is comparable to store brands but only costs you pennies on the dollar.

•To make your own produce cleaner, you will need:

1 cup water

1 cup distilled white vinegar (optional)

1 tablespoon baking soda

1/2 lemon, juiced

Combine all the ingredients in a clean (new is best because you are dealing with food) spray bottle. Thoroughly spray your fruit or produce, and let it sit for five minutes. Then, scrub and rinse your produce in clean water and set aside on a clean towel to dry. That’s it. Your produce is now clean and ready to eat.

•To make your own drain cleaner you will need:

1 box baking soda

1 small bottle of vinegar

Simply pour half a box of baking soda down the drain. Then, pour vinegar over the baking soda. It will create a powerful foaming action. Allow the foam to settle, and repeat the steps until all the baking soda is gone.

– Kasey Trenum, Time2SaveWorkshops.com

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