Spruce Up Your Home Using These Massively Underrated Items From The Dollar Store
Every year, when the nights slowly get lighter, there comes a time when we simply can't ignore the dust gathering on our shelves for much longer. Then, usually prompted by a spider (or if you're lucky a ladybug), we finally conclude that the time has come for a spring clean. It's the perfect way to say, "Out with the old and in with the new", and start the year off on the right foot.
Unfortunately, however, no matter how clean you are, this can be an arduous task. After all, no one realistically has the time to regularly clean under their bed or empty all of their drawers to give them the dusting they need. As a result, it's often dreaded, especially as cleaning products can set us back more than a pretty penny, but that doesn't have to be the case.
So, without further ado, here are seven spring cleaning hacks that you can use with dollar store products. Yes, the dollar store!
Ammonia is a brilliant all-around cleaner that has a multitude of purposes - from cleaning the inside of slow cookers to making grout floors sparkle like never before - and best of all it's available at the dollar store.
Here are some of the best ammonia hacks on the net:
- Amazing grout cleaner
- Clean the inside of your slow cooker
- Removing odors with ammonia
- Repel moths with this garden hack
2. Microfibre towels
Have you tried cleaning with microfibre towels yet? What are you waiting for! They'll revolutionize your cleaning game and are available at the dollar store in a variety of sizes. You can use them to clean throughout your home; for a full tutorial check out the following link and to discover how they clean your blinds like no other cloth, check out this hack.
3. Shelf liner
Another dollar store item which is useful in any spring clean is shelf liner. Aside from lining shelves (which can be a huge help in kitchen cupboards where crumbs have a habit of gathering), it can be used to clean in a number of other ways. Check out this hack to discover how it can help keep your fridge clean and this hack if you want to discover how it can stabilize your chopping board.
4. Brillo basics soap dispenser
When you're cleaning a lot of things at once, it can be frustrating when you constantly need to reach for the washing up liquid. That's why this soap dispenser is so brilliant: it does the hack for you, enabling you to clean while soap is consistently being dispensed.
Simple and effective, there's a lot of hacks you can use dollar sponges for, and once again, we've compiled a list of the best:
6. Spray bottles
Whether it's to create your own eco-friendly cleaning products or simply hold those you've bought in other stores, spray bottles are a cheap cleaning essential that you can use in a number of ways. This is a link to five of the most useful.
Think that squeegees can only be used to clean windows? Think again, friends - especially if you've got a furry companion!
Now, if that isn't enough inspiration to take a trip to the dollar store in the very near future, I don't know what is. Have we missed any other dollar store products that can be used for cleaning hacks? Let us know in the comments section!