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    29 Hacks For The Frugal Clean Freak

    Bonus: most of these are earth-friendly, too.

    1. Remove stains from your aluminum pots and pans with apple peels.

    2. Dust with a used dryer sheet.

    3. Skip the room sprays.

    4. Banish grout mold with some bleach, baking soda and elbow grease.

    5. DIY your fabric refresher.

    6. Shine your sink with citrus and baking soda.

    7. Put cheap refill soap in your foaming soap dispensers.

    8. Get gross sticker residue off with coconut oil and baking soda.

    9. Make your dish detergent work double duty as a grease remover.

    10. Un-stain your granite countertops with flour and hydrogen peroxide.

    11. Wash everything from plastic toys to toothbrush holders in your dishwasher.

    12. Never buy overpriced wrinkle releaser again.

    13. Save on dry cleaning by washing your own wool sweaters.

    14. Replace your paper towels with microfiber cloths or huck towels.

    15. Save your soap slivers to make a brand-spankin'-new bar of soap.

    16. Use vinegar and essential oil as fabric softener.

    17. Concoct your own laundry soap.

    18. Do the dollar store thing.

    19. Steam clean your microwave with a bowl of vinegar.

    20. Forget that expensive makeup brush cleaner.

    21. Mix up a custom daily shower spray.

    22. Polish your brass with flour and vinegar.

    23. Make a spray of baking soda and water for your oven.

    24. Refill your WetJet container.

    25. Mix baking soda and a little essential oil to de-stank your rug.

    26. You can also throw together your own window cleaner.

    27. Shine up your stainless steel with baby oil.

    28. You can wash your Swiffer dusters.

    29. Put a cup of vinegar in the top rack of your dishwasher and run on the hottest cycle.