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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
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