Hereís an idea for all those eggs you hard-boiled: Use their broken eggshells to clean the hard-to-reach places in bottles and vases. Drop some crushed shells in the bottle, add warm water and a drop of dishwashing liquid, and give it a good swirl. The shells will scrape off the gunk you canít get to, so you can save your elbow grease for the dinner dishes.
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I know this sounds lazy, but I find that if each bathroom and the kitchen have the cleaning supplies stored there (each room has a cleaning "kit") I will actually clean up rather than keeping all the bottles in one central place where I have to go and grab if there is a mess.
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4.Cleaning Supply Holder-Assemble a spray-cleaner arsenal by installing a rod in the closet or underneath the sink & then hooking the bottles onto it by their triggers.
Most spray bottle cleaners are about $3+ per bottle. You can save money by diluting your own. One gallon of Lysol, diluted properly, will yield 25 bottles of cleaner for only $6.00. That's a savings of $69!!
Concentated Lysol is about $6.00 a gallon at Sam's or Costco. There are directions on the label on how to dilute it to make a multi purpose spray. This $6 gallon of cleaner, once properly diluted, will fill your spray bottle about 25 times over.
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