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Cutting Costs in the home
Saving money every day in what you do and how you do it is going to make a difference in your house hold budget. You donít have to have lots of money to really enjoy life, you just need to know how to live it well! In using these tips you will find ways to cut expenses in your daily life so you have more money to spend on other things you want in life as well. Using a mixture of these tips and your own ideas is really going to show you a savings over time putting money back into your own pocket.
To cut costs in how you live daily one of the things you have to do is step back and look at where you spend your money. Are you spending too much on gas? Too much on groceries? Maybe you are a gifter, giving presents that cost way to much for your budget? Or even there are some of us to just like to spend money on things that we really donít need. In this article I am going to tell you more about how to save, and where you might think about cutting back on those things that you spend money on but you just donít really need.
Lets start with cleaning in the house
Are you purchasing all types of different cleaners for the different areas and rooms of your home? Most often one or two cleaners are all you are going to need. What you use to clean and kill germs in the kitchen is going to kill germs in the bathroom; they are just labeled a little differently!
To save money in cleaning all over the house, quit buying paper towels. Using rags and washing them and reusing them, you are going to save lots of money over the course of a year! Think about how many rolls you use in just one week or month, and then take that over the course of a year. The savings can be a hundred dollars or more a year!
Take a look at what you clean the floor with. You donít need special cleaners, you can use soap, water, and other just the one cleaner you use in other areas of you home to get those stains up. You donít need a special cleaner for a great shine, what you need it to sweep and mop the floor for a clean that will just shine through. Wax only builds up and then needs stripped. Using some cleaners on floors like wood, or tile is going to leave other types of marks. Keep your floor cleaner by using just water when you can.
One method of cutting back on costs is by saving other things that you use in the home. What I mean is get yourself a few storage containers. For the kitchen, the bathroom, for the playroom and most of all for the attic.
Storing things in the kitchen like cereals, sugars and left over foods in containers is going to cut back on the waste in your home. The less waste, the more money in your food budget!
Storing things in the bathroom like soaps, shampoos, hair bows, and even toilet tissue is going to keep all of your essential items in one location so you always know what you have and when you have to buy it. When you know what you have, you donít have to over spend because you thought you were out of any one thing in the bathroom.
The attic is a wonderful hide away place. Storing things that you donít use in the winter over the summer and vice versa is going to keep your clothing, toys, holiday items and even coats or boots looking great and in great shape all the time. Store things in the attic that you use occasionally so you donít throw them away, and so you donít have to purchase them again later on when you need that item. This could include a special dress, dress shoes, ball gloves, spikes, balls, chairs and the list is endless! Purchase one time, store it in the attic, and re use it again another day.