Wednesday, May 27, 2009

10 Simple Ways to Cut Down Your Bills

Try these cost- saving tips:

1. Make your own ice pop out of fruit juice.

2. Shop your pantry: Before going to the store, take stock of groceries you already have and you'll buy less.

3. Dust furniture with used dryer sheets.

4. Buy food, condiments and supplies in bulk.

5. Cut dryer sheets in half- they work just well.

6. Turn down the thermostat, especially while you are sleeping. Keep cool air in by closing doors and vents in rooms you are not using.

7. Freshen carpets with half and half mixture of baking soda and cornstarch. Just sprinkle it on and vacuum it up for clean, fresh smelling rug.

8. Empty and reuse your vacuum bags.

9. Add a cup of vinegar to a cheaper laundry detergent when you are doing cold water wash- it actually get rids of dirt and brightens the clothes.

10. Use baking soda for cleaning sinks, faucets, and any other place you'd use scrubbing powder.

This is an article from All You magazines. This tips actually works and save money in the long run.

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