The Only 5 Cleaning Supplies You Need (and 40 Things You Can Do With Them)
This article is from our friends at LearnVest, a leading site for women and their money.
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by cleaning products.
Glass cleaner, floor cleaner, bathroom cleaner, stovetop cleaner, disinfectant, deodorizer… each one has a never-ending list of chemicals, insisting you need it for the task at hand.
But do you need it, really?
Nope. Instead of spending on cabinets full of specific, expensive (and toxic) cleaning products, you can use these five basic supplies to cover 40 different household tasks, from removing tea stains to getting rid of ants.
Below, we’ve listed each product with the tasks it accomplishes. Now, you’ll have a much nicer problem to tackle: What will you do with all that empty cabinet space—not to mention the money you’ve saved?
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
Liquid Dish Soap
More from LearnVest
Photo of woman cleaning courtesy of Shutterstock.
LearnVest empowers people to live their richest lives, with daily newsletters packed with tips and stories on managing your money and boosting your career, a budgeting center for keeping track of your expenses and income, and affordable, personalized financial plans from a team of certified financial planners.More from this Author