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    23 Things That'll Save You Money Basically The Very First Time You Use Them

    They'll be easy on you and your wallet.

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    1. An electric fabric shaver that'll get all that pilled-up lint off your favourite sweaters, or loose threads off your favourite chair β€” basically, it'll make your fave fabric look like new again.

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    Kaysey, a writer here at BuzzFeed, loves how this shaver breathed new life into her older sweaters and sweatshirts β€” read her review here (#1 on the list)!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $17.99.

    2. Some thick food storage bags that are perfect for lunches or snacks β€” and you can just wash them and use them again! They've got a zip seal, so they won't leak or spill, and they're much more eco-friendly than disposable bags.

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    Get a five-pack from Amazon Canada for $7.99 (also available in a six pack).

    3. A drain millipede, which uses 4,000 tiny hooks to grab onto all the hairs and other gunk that are clogging up your pipes β€” no need to call the plumber to fix this situation. You've got this!

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    This only works if the clog is in your immediate pipe and not further down, but this will work for a lot of minor clogs!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.95 (available in two colours).

    4. Or the popular TubShroom, if you want to stop clogs before they start. It'll grab all the hair before it goes down the drain (while still letting all the water through). Now you won't have to shower while standing in a puddle.

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    You should clean the hair off of it every 2-3 showers and then let the TubShroom dry on the side of the tub before using it again. And we know it works because we've tried it! Read our full Tubshroom review for more.

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in five colours and as a two-pack). Have a pop-up or flush drain? Try OXO's hair catcher instead, $16.99 on Amazon Canada.

    5. A vacuum wine saver that'll keep your half-finished bottle of wine fresh for up to an entire week. You won't need to toss out any unfinished bottles because they've gone bad, and you can enjoy your wine to the last drop β€” even if it takes a few days.

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    You just wet the rubber cork, pop it in, and then the pump will suck out all the air in the bottle (it'll even make a helpful "click" sound so you know it worked).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $17.28+ (also available in wine and in different size packs).

    6. Some dishwasher-cleaning tablets that'll get rid of all the gunk that's built up inside, without you having to get on your hands and knees to scrub it out. Just place one tablet in the dishwasher and run a full cycle β€” the tablet will do the rest!

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    You can save your expensive cleaning products for other things, and you'll potentially save yourself an expensive dishwasher repair bill down the line.

    Get a pack of three tablets from Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    7. A produce saver that will keep your fruits and veggies fresher for longer, preventing food waste and helping your wallet. The filter lets in just the right amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide, and it's got a lattice tray that helps the air circulate around the food.

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    Check out one BuzzFeeder's full review here!

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $14.99 (available in three sizes, two shapes, and in three- and four-packs).

    8. A set of bra extenders that'll add a couple of inches to that bra you love that's been feeling a little tight. Forget buying a new one, because these little extenders will also ~extend~ the lives of your current bras.

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    Get a pack of three from Amazon Canada for $9.99 (available in three colours and three sizes).

    9. A set of wool dryer balls that'll replace your dryer sheets, help your laundry come out fluffier, and will also shorten the length of time you'll need to run your dryer! They'll help prevent wrinkles and static, too.

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    Get a six-pack from Amazon Canada for $19.97.

    10. A one-litre cold brew coffee maker, so you can stop spending $$$ on iced coffee and and enjoy your cuppa right at home.

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    It's super easy to use: just pour coffee grounds in the filter, pour in the correct amount of water, and then put it in the fridge to steep overnight! It's dishwasher safe, too.

    Maitland, an editor here at BuzzFeed, owns and loves this! Read her full cold brew maker review for more.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $24.64.

    11. A Did You Feed The Dog? sign that'll come in super handy if you live with roommates and have trouble keeping track of who fed your furry friend. You won't run out of food as quickly, and your pet won't be overfed.

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $9.95 (as an add-on item). Also available as a cat version.

    12. A bottle of wood polish and conditioner that'll help restore your furniture to its former glory β€” even making small blemishes practically disappear.

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    Get a bottle on Amazon for $8.48.

    13. A pack of bamboo makeup remover pads that you can wash and use over and over again. It even comes with a cotton bag to put the used pads in β€” when it's full, just toss it in the washing machine!

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    Get a pack of 16 pads and a case from Amazon Canada for $22.96.

    14. A door-draft stopper that you can stick onto the bottom of your door, and it'll prevent any hot or cold air from escaping, which will probably help your heating and hydro bills. It can even prevent bugs from sneaking into the room!

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    Not to mention that it can help dampen noise between rooms, which is helpful if you have housemates.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $14.99.

    15. A pack of bottle-cleaning tablets that'll give your difficult-to-wash bottles an effective rinse β€” and you won't have to scrub! Just pop in a tablet with some water, wait a bit, and rinse. Your old bottles and mugs will look like new.

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    The tablets are biodegradable, chorine free, and environmentally safe.

    Get a 16-pack from Amazon Canada for $16.89.

    16. A brown sugar bear that'll stop your brown sugar from clumping up into hard rocks. And it can also bring back already-clumped brown sugar back to its former glory!

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    Simply soak the brown bear in water for 20 minutes, dry it off, and put it in brown sugar jar. By the next day, your sugar will be nice and soft! Plus, it's reusable.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.69.

    17. A small, handheld knife sharpener that'll get all your knives working good as new, making food easier (and safer!) to chop. You won't have to shell out dough for a new set just because your current set is a little bit dull.

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    Elizabeth, one of our editors, loves this sharpener β€” check out her full review for more!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.99.

    18. A couple of miniature spatulas for when there's still a little bit of foundation left in the bottle, but you can't quite get at it. These will get the product out of the bottle and you'll get your money's worth on your expensive beauty products.

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    These also work well with food, like peanut butter!

    Get the set of two β€” one with a six-inch handle, and another with a 12-inch handle β€” on Amazon Canada for $9.28 (available in two colours).

    19. Some charcoal air-purifying bags that'll absorb smells from your closet, bedroom, bathroom, and more β€” no more throwing out otherwise good clothing just because they've gone a bit musty.

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    Just leave them out in the sun for about an hour each month to activate the charcoal!

    Get a four-pack from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    20. A razor sharpening pad that'll extend the life of your razors β€” even the disposable ones. We all know razors are hella expensive, and this will stop you from needing to buy them as often.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $10.99+ (available in two colours).

    21. A rubber broom that'll gather up all that hidden pet hair hiding in your carpets and rugs, so you won't have to replace them or pay for an expensive cleaning service. The broom can also clean up wet messes, too!

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    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.72.

    22. A set of animal cable bites that'll protect all your cables and cords from fraying β€” and look super cute doing it, too! You won't constantly need to buy new charging cables for your phone.

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    Get a pack of 18 from Amazon Canada for $13.89.

    23. And lastly, some reusable silicone baking mats that'll replace your wax paper for all your baking endeavours. You won't need to use cooking spray or oil, and it's oven safe up up to 480Β°F.

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    Get a two-pack from Amazon Canada for $19.29.

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