Save Money on Cleaning Supplies

Simple ways to help you save your hard-earned money.

| April 30, 2012

  • Cleaning Supplies
    Inexpensive and effective, lemons and baking soda are natural cleaning agents.
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  • Cleaning Supplies

According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, the average consumer spends about $630 each year on household supplies. In fact, a recent study reveals that many Americans are letting their money go down the drain – literally – by spending too much on items like laundry detergent. In these tough economic times, families are looking for smart, new ways to save money without sacrificing quality, and the laundry room is a great place to start.

Finding the right detergent is the first step toward clean, bright laundry. Look for a brand that provides the clean you need, at a fraction of the cost.

Here are more ways to keep clothes, floors and household surfaces in tip-top shape, without breaking the bank.

Keep it cool



Save on energy costs by using cold water whenever possible. Most detergents are powerful enough to get a deep-down clean regardless of the water temperature. So, whether running the dishwasher or the laundry machine, turn the dial to cold for savings.

Use, wash, repeat 






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