Vinegar. Yes, it’s trendy to be “green” right now, but it’s also economical for your wallet if you use this common ingredient for some of your toughest clogs and stains. You’ve heard of its powerful cleaning properties, but have you taken advantage? This article from Naturally Frugal Cleaning gives you all the right proportions and uses–28 in total!–for this all natural product as a disinfectant and cleaning solution.
Vinegar is also safer for pets and small children (and you too, of course) who might be exposed to otherwise harmful chemicals when you’re cleaning the house. Check out the rest of the site for other great ideas about natural cleaning options on a budget.