Buy store-brand cleaning items rather than name brands, and use coupons whenever possible.Invest in all-purpose cleaners, and reusable dishcloths and mops.When all is said and done, you can put some of the money you're saving into a fund for a new home project that you've been wanting to tackle for a while! Tell us: What fixes do you want to do around the house this year? More: Get Prepared for Winter's Wonderful WaysFall Fixes: Get Your Fireplace Cold-Weather Ready
Tackle that cleaning closet. Whether you have a dedicated utility closet or simply a stash of supplies under the sink, getting this area under control will help manage daily tasks with ease. Pick up a few attractive baskets to store supplies, take that pile of plastic bags to the recycling center and hang brooms, mops and dusters from wall hooks.
a row of shelves like this in the closet by the stairs for cleaning products and a shelf for our telephone landline w an outlet for the phone, and want to be sure to use the space under the stairs for more storage instead of closing it off