Save money during spring cleaning with these affordable cleaning products.
Save yourself several trips to the store with this all-in-one cleaning kit. This eco-friendly package provides you with enough
cleaning solutions to last you a whole year! The kit also includes refillable spray bottles as well as an organizing caddy,
cloths and other accessories needed to keep a clean house year-round.
Save some money and the planet with this Arm& Hammer product. Each spray bottle comes with a cartridge of concentrated, plant-based
cleaner that you mix with tap water to create a stain-attacking cleaner. When the cleaner runs out, buy a refill cartridge
instead of a whole new bottle. Less plastic and less money is a win-win situation.
($9 for refillable bottle and one cartridge; $6 for two-cartridge refill pack, Mass Retailers)
Fight stains on every type fo surface. Use this to clean the kids' dirt-stained clothes, remove grease from tough surfances
or to make that wine stain dissapear!
($5 for 1.5-lb. tub, Mass Retailers)
The secret to this dish was is the foam. It absorbs, breaks down and removes grease from your dishes, so you won't need to
soak dishes for hours to get them clean. Not only will that save water, but it also saves you from using to much soap. Each
10-oz bottle provides 190 pumps, so you won't have to refill as frequently.
($4, Mass Retailers)
Simplify your laundry routine (and clear some bathroom clutter) with these 3-in- laundry sheets. Each sheet is a combination
of a detergent, a fabric softener and an antistatic treatment— the 3 key cleaning components of any laundry load. Simply place
a sheet in the washer with your load, then transfer everything to the dryer.
($5, Mass Retailers)
Did you know that 97 percent of garment labels advice against using chlorine bleach? With this Spray 'n Wash detergent, you
can clean your family’s clothes without risking bleach spots and fading. While it’s designed to be used in the wash along
with detergent, it also makes an excellent presoak.
($7 for 75 oz., Mass Retailers)
Stop buying separate detergents for whites and brites! Woolite's All-Fabric detergent can also be used in the washing machine
for all fabrics and colors. Because it’s gentler than conventional detergent, your clothes are less likely to fade, pull,
shrink or stretch. So not only will you save money on detergents, but new clothes as well!
($9 for 50 oz., Mass Retailers)
Want to avoid detergent all together? Try these washing balls from Green². Through an ionization process, these balls clean
clothes naturally and gently. You'll be able to wash 240 loads of laundry before replacing them, which can help you save up
to $400 a year on detergent and bleach expenses. Not to mention they are totally eco-friendly.
($22 for 2, Shop.com)
Clean your floors, rugs and anything else without chemicals. This handheld electric steamer cleans and disinfects using only
water. It also doubles as an iron, removing wrinkles from clothes. That's a lot of work for a little machine!
Zip through your home with this easy-to-use a steam mop, which holds enough water to clean up to 2,000 square feet! Since
you're only using water and steam, the floors dry almost immediately and leave no slippery soap residue. Each kit comes with
five reusable microfiber pads, including two designed for hard-to-reach areas.
Keep your carpets spotless in between those deep cleans. This attachment is great for removing dirt and stains from high-traffic
areas! Simple brush it into the carpet, let dry, vacuum and watch stains disappear.
($15, Mass Retailers)
Why hire a pro when you can own a brute-strength steam cleaner at a value price? This mighty machine moves beyond normal vacuuming
to loosen and remove ground-in dirt. It’s particularly great if you have children in the house.