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Cleaning Your House, Not Your Wallet

If your house needs a good deep-cleaning but you happen to be short on cash, you may feel like you’re stuck with the drab home you’re currently living in. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be the case. There are plenty of ways to make your home clean and bright without spending a fortune.

Below are a few of our favourite ways to do just that.

Upcycled Cleaning Cloths

If you spend money on cleaning cloths, it is high time you stop. Cloths that are used for dusting furniture and cleaning showers are dirtied up and worn out quickly. Therefore, it makes perfect sense to use old clothing (that would likely find its way to the tip anyway) instead of purchasing brand-new cloths for this purpose.

The clothes can simply be cut to the size and shape you prefer, then used without fear of messing them up before you’ve gotten your money’s worth.

DIY Cleaning Solution

Cleaning solutions are expensive, and really, some are just plain silly. After all, is it really necessary to have a different type of cleaning solution for every room in the house? The answer is no.

It makes much more sense to mix up a batch of simple DIY cleaning product that can be used for multiple purposes. One of the easiest and least expensive ways to do this is to mix equal parts water and white vinegar in a spray bottle.

Cut Back on Product

In addition to mixing your own cleaning solution, it’s probably a good idea to cut back on the stuff altogether. By this, we certainly do not mean you should stop cleaning. Instead, we hope you will spray less cleaner each time you do go to clean a mess. This will cut back on the total amount you use, and help keep your wallet as padded as possible.

Clean Often

While this may seem silly, it actually does save time and money to clean more often. Letting grime build up over time makes the cleaning a much bigger and more time-consuming ordeal that requires much more cleaner (and generally a cleaning solution of a stronger variety besides). This is a serious waste of energy and hard-earned money, making it a rookie mistake to make.

With these tips on hand, cleaning really doesn’t have to cost you more than a few dollars.

However, there are some things in life that do cost quite a bit more. If you are in need of some financial assistance in order to pay for some of those things, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at Credit24. We would be happy to get you set up with a small loan so you can get back on your feet.