18 Small Products That Save Money In The Long Run

Kasia Mikolajczak
food saver
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I don't know about you, but I've always been frugal in my spending. It may stem from the fact that I grew up in Eastern Europe, where things were a little different. So I'm always looking for ways to stretch my budget and find products that will help me do that.

Therefore I'm happy to share a few gems with you that other people have discovered to enable them to save more money in their daily lives. Check them out, and let me know what you think of them.

1. This Humidifier Tank Cleaner

Humidifiere tank cleaner fish
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Now that the weather is cold, it's very important to keep the humidity inside of your home at an optimal level. You can do that by using a humidifier. However, they often get dirty, and cleaning them can be a challenge. So this little fish with beads inside keeps the humidifier free of mold and other pollutants.

2. This Armchair Slip Cover

armchair sllip cover before and after
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We all know that furniture can wear down after a period of time. And truth be told, not everyone can afford to go out and buy brand new pieces. So if you're trying to freshen up the look of your furniture, you can do it by changing up the slipcovers. It's both an effective and cost-saving solution.

3. These Reusable Floor Mop Pads

Reusable floor mop with pad
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I don't know about you, but I often use my Swiffer to clean my floors. However, I feel a bit guilty that I'm not using pads that aren't reusable. That's why I was thrilled when I stumbled upon this one here that you can wash in the washing machine. No more waste, and I'll be saving money, too.

4. These Reusable Dusters

Reusable dusters
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Speaking on the same token, I like the idea of these reusable dusters here. You can throw them in the washing machine and reuse them multiple times. Not only is it very convenient but it will save you money in the long run. How do you like that idea?

5. These Laundry Helpers

Wad-Free for bed sheets
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Who here likes to do laundry? Not me, hee-hee. I have better things to do. However, eventually, it does need to get done. Am I right? But there is a way you can prevent your bed sheets from tangling, twisting, and balling up in both the washing machine and the dryer. Just use these clips that attach to the ends of sheets to ensure everything stays separate.

6. These Makeup Remover Pads

Reusable makeup remover pads
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Here's another item I'm very fond of here. If you care about your skin and at the same time want to reduce waste in your home, listen up. These makeup pads are not only reusable, but they're also biodegradable. Isn't that so fantastic or what?

7. These Bedsheet Bands

bed sheet bands description
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Just like laundry, making the bed can be annoying, especially when your bedsheets keep slipping. Do you hear what I'm saying? Well, if this irritates you too, then perhaps it's time to invest a small amount to get these bedsheet bands that will keep everything in place, huh?

8. This Door Draft Stopper

Door draft stopper
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One of the ways you can save money in your home is to ensure it's well insulated. Often times we can feel a draft underneath our doors, and we ought to do something about it. This door draft stopper will do that for you and more.

9. This All-Purpose Cleaner And Polish

Bar Keeper's Friend used on frying pan
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I don't know about you but I cook pretty much on a daily basis. So all my pots and pans take quite a beating, ha, ha. Therefore, I love using Bar Keeper's Bar to get them all shiny again and looking like new.

10. This Budget Binder

Holographic Binder
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I don't know about you, but I take budgeting pretty seriously. As I said, I'm used to living frugally. So when I saw this amazing holographic budget binder, I knew I had to get it to simplify my finances. And it's also so pretty, too. Am I right?

11. This Suede Cleaner

clean and dirty boots
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Winter can wreak havoc on our outerwear. Do you agree with that? It is true, our boots especially take quite a beating. So what do you do about it? Well, there is an effective cleaner that you can do to get rid of the stains created by snow and to protect your outerwear against further damage.

12. These Fridge Helpers

picture of items in a fridge
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I've got to admit something my fridge is a bit of a mess. I need some kind of organizational system to get a better handle on the things I have inside. So these fridge and freezer bins can definitely come in handy.

13. This Wine Preserver

Wine stopper
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Who here likes to drink wine? Well, if you do, I want to ask you a question: Do you always finish the entire bottle in one sitting? I find that difficult to believe unless you have company to help you do that. So instead of letting the wine go stale, you can use this type of vacuum wine sealer to preserve the rest of the product.

14. These Wood Dryer Balls

wool dryer balls inside of a dryer
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I have to admit something to you I used to use softener dryer sheets when doing laundry. However, in an effort to be more healthy and eliminate chemicals, I have now switched to these dryer balls. Not only are they safer, and more effective, but also totally reusable to help me save so much money.

15. This Dryer Vent Cleaner

Dryer vent cleaner with lint
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Speaking of doing laundry, the dryer sure does take some abuse over time, no? I'm sure you can agree with that. So in order to keep the lint at bay, you should invest in a dryer vent cleaner such as this one. It can save you serious money should your dryer stop working because of lint accumulation.

16. This Screen Repair Kit

Screen repair kit
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It's not fun to have bugs and flies enter your home in the summer. I experienced it before and discovered that there were holes in the screens of our windows. Thankfully, there is a simple and cost-effective solution to fix that. All you need is this screen repair kit.

17. This Food Saver

food saver with products sealed
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Here's another item I absolutely adore. I can't tell you how often I use it in my own home. This food saver system helps you preserve things such as meat, veggies, and even ready-to-eat meals you can safely store in your freezer. Trust me it can help you save money by not having food go to waste.

18. This Nifty Gadget

Upside down shampoo bottle and other washing products
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I'm not the kind of person who likes to waste products. In fact, the opposite is true. So this nifty gadget here lets you get all the last droplets of your shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer, or any other type of skincare product. I love that idea.

Wow, what did I tell you?

Jimmy Fallow sayng "I love it."
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Aren't these products here totally amazing? I love them because of the simplicity of their use, but also because they can help us all save lots of money, and reduce wastefulness. Have you ever used any of these, or are you excited to try a few of them out?

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