50 VERY EASY CLEANING TRICKS FOR THE KITCHEN

Goodbye to harmful and expensive products to disinfect your kitchen. Here you have up to 50 easy and effective tricks with which to clean and tidy up your kitchen with products that you surely already have at home. Prepared?

50 kitchen tips lacquered furniture 00454985. 1. Pristine lacquered furniture with milk!

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1. SPOTLESS LACQUERED FURNITURE WITH MILK!

You can dip a little milk on a cloth and rub slowly over the front of the cabinet. Then, with a lint-free cloth, dry well and you will be able to restore the shine they had.

Design and pieces, by Deulonder Arquitectura Domèstica. 

50 kitchen tricks for melamine furniture 00447054. 2. Vinegar for melamine furniture

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2. VINEGAR FOR MELAMINE FURNITURE

Make a mix with a cup of vinegar, two of hot water and a tablespoon of baking soda. Wet the cloth, wipe the foreheads, rub well and they will shine again.

Jeanette Trensig project.

50 kitchen tricks wooden furniture 0037937. 3. What about wooden furniture?

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3. WHAT ABOUT WOODEN FURNITURE?

Mix a quarter cup of vinegar with ten drops of jojoba oil and apply it to the foreheads, rubbing gently with a microfiber cloth. The vinegar will disinfect and deodorize them, and the oil will nourish the surface.

50 Shooter Kitchen Tricks 00345330. 4. Kill Germs From Shooter

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4. KILL GERMS FROM SHOOTERS

It doesn’t seem like it but they are pieces that accumulate germs because we are continually picking them up, and not always with clean hands. Disinfect them with a cloth soaked in water and vinegar. You will clean them and, if they are metallic, at the same time you will give them shine. But if you want them to shine even more, rub them with a cloth dipped in alcohol and then dry them. Perfect.

Furniture, from Deulonder Arquitectura Domèstica. Corian countertop. Table and chairs, in Azul-Tierra. Ceiling and wall lamps, by Deulonder. Oak wood flooring.

50 cutlery drawer cleaning tricks.  5. A trick to clean the cutlery drawer?

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5. A TRICK TO CLEAN THE CUTLERY DRAWER?

Empty it, wet a cloth with white vinegar and clean each hole in the cutlery tray with it. Then, pass another cloth soaked in water and dry it well. Cutlery does not want moisture.

50 Junk Kitchen Cleaning Tricks 00400790b.  6. Sanitize garbage cans

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6. SANITIZE GARBAGE CANS

Boil some vinegar and, while it is still hot, rub the cubes with it inside and out. Let it act for a few minutes and rinse with water. Sanitized buckets!

Furniture design by Chone de la Sotilla, from Deulonder Arquitectura Domèstica.

50 kitchen tricks laminate countertop 00423852.  7. How to clean a laminate countertop?

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7. HOW TO CLEAN A LAMINATE COUNTERTOP?

Dissolve baking soda in water and rub the mixture with a sponge. This will disinfect the countertop. And if there is dirt that resists you, pour a splash of bleach into a bowl of water and rub over the stain with it.

Furniture, from Ikea. Faucets, by Grohe. Stool, by Habitat. Project, by Clara Masllorenç.

50 cleaning tricks for a quartz countertop 00444976. 8. What if it is quartz?

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8. WHAT IF IT IS QUARTZ?

Mix equal parts white vinegar and water and scrub the counter. You will clean and disinfect it. But if something more intensive, in half a liter of hot water, pour four tablespoons of white vinegar, two of borax and a little natural soap.

Furniture designed by Integra. Wooden pavement. Project of Marina & Co.

50 granite countertop cleaning tricks 00426195. 9. A trick for granite or marble countertops?

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9. A TRICK FOR GRANITE OR MARBLE COUNTERTOPS?

Mix half a tablespoon of petroleum jelly with one tablespoon of white vinegar. Then add a little water and dilute the products. Rub the countertop with kitchen paper and in a second, it will shine again.

Decorator Camilla Tom’s project.

50 kitchen tricks stainless steel sink 00483032. 10. How to maintain the perfect sink?

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10. HOW TO MAINTAIN THE PERFECT SINK?

If your sink is stainless steel, make a paste with a cup of borax and 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Mix well and apply with a sponge, rubbing gently. Then rinse it off with lukewarm water and dry it well.

50 kitchen faucet tricks.  11. Make the faucet shine!

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11. MAKE THE FAUCET SHINE!

It is as simple as rubbing it with a cloth dipped in lemon juice. Lemon manages to eliminate limescale and also adds shine to the chrome instantly.

50 plate cleaning tricks 00469135. 12. Remove the remains on the plate

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12. REMOVE DEBRIS ON THE PLATE

Heat vinegar and pour it over the remains that have been adhered to the plate. Let it act for a few minutes and then wipe it off. You will not have to scratch and, in addition, you will polish the plate.

Furniture made to measure according to the design of Abel Pérez Gabucio, from Àbag.

50 cooking tricks stove 00447153. 13. Sparkling stoves without leaving your nails

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13. SPARKLING STOVES WITHOUT BREAKING YOUR NAILS

If you don’t want to have to rub until you’re done, leave them submerged overnight in a tray full of Coca-Cola. As if by magic, the Coca-Cola “eats” the embedded dirt.

Bell by Bosch. Furniture, design by Àbag. 

50 hood cleaning tricks.  14. Shine the bell with gin

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14. SHINE THE BELL WITH GIN

It’s not any joke. You will get it to shine like the first day by rubbing it with a lint-free cloth impregnated with a splash of gin. And it is that gin is an alcohol that ‘undoes’ the fat and, in addition, manages to polish the stainless steel surfaces.

Furniture, by Siematic, at Safer Siematic. Cooker hood and hob, by Neff. Stools, by Habitat.

50 stainless steel refrigerator cleaning tricks.  15. Vinegar and oil also to shine

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15. VINEGAR AND OIL ALSO TO SHINE

If you have a refrigerator or any other stainless steel appliance, you can try wiping it with a wet cloth with one part water and three parts vinegar. Then dry it and when you finish, pour a few drops of oil on a kitchen paper and rub the steel until it shines.

50 fridge cleaning tricks.  16. Baking soda against germs in the fridge

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16. BAKING SODA AGAINST GERMS IN THE FRIDGE

You will achieve this by dissolving three tablespoons of bicarbonate in 1/2 liter of warm water and rubbing the inside with a sponge soaked in that solution. Let the mixture work for about 5 minutes and then wipe with an absorbent cloth to remove the remains.

50 fridge cleaning tricks.  17. Also against bacteria: lemon

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17. ALSO AGAINST BACTERIA: LEMON

How will you do it? Every two weeks, spray the walls of the fridge with a mixture made from 3 lemons and 1/2 liter of water. Let the solution work for 5 minutes and then wipe with a clean cloth. It is very effective against bacteria.

50 dishwasher cleaning tricks.  18. Brighter, lime-free dishes

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18. BRIGHTER, LIME-FREE DISHES

What you have to do is schedule a normal wash and after 10 minutes, pour a glass of white vinegar inside and continue washing. This vinegar is antiseptic and has the power to polish and remove limescale.

50 refrigerator cleaning tricks.  19. How do you put the dishes in the dishwasher?

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19. HOW DO YOU PUT THE DISHES IN THE DISHWASHER?

One after the other online? Well, according to a study by the University of Birmingham, the dishes should be placed in a circular way, since the water jets come out in a circular way. 

Furniture, from Biotti. Macael marble countertop. Azulejos Peña hydraulic mosaic. Mónica Garrido’s project.

50 washing machine cleaning tricks 00470703. 20. Good maintenance, a perfect washing machine

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20. GOOD MAINTENANCE, A PERFECT WASHING MACHINE

Once a month, do a maintenance wash without clothes, at 90º and with baking soda instead of detergent. You will be able to eliminate bacteria and deodorize the washing machine.

Furniture made to measure by Indecoba. It is a project by Miriam Barrio.

50 washing machine cleaning tricks 00480675. 21. The washer rubber

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21. THE RUBBER OF THE WASHING MACHINE

The rubbers are the weak point of the washing machine. Prevent fungus and bad odors from appearing by drying the rubber in the washing machine after each wash. Make it easy by leaving a cloth nearby.

Pia Capdevila space.

50 washing machine cleaning tricks 442283.  22. But if the rubber is already affected ...

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22. BUT IF THE RUBBER IS ALREADY AFFECTED …

You will have to clean the rubber well. How can you do it? Make a mixture with 3 l of water, 62 ml of lemon and 250 ml of hydrogen peroxide, and then rub it well with a sponge soaked in the solution. 

50 washing machine cleaning tricks 00383553. 23. Misty smell?

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23. MISTY SMELL?

Set a short cycle with hot water and 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar instead of detergent. The vinegar will eliminate the bacteria that cause the bad smell. Then let the washing machine air for 1 hour.

White lacquered furniture designed by Boyfe and made by Pler Interioristas. Silestone Blanco Zeus countertop. Vinyl paper lining, by Alfil Décor. Pavement, Neoceramica. 

50 microwave cleaning tricks.  24. Microwave without splashing

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24. MICROWAVE WITHOUT SPLASHING

They jump, they cling to the walls, the ceiling and the bottom of the microwave and there is no human way to remove them … Except if you do this: mix water with a good splash of vinegar and a squeezed lemon in a bowl. Rub the walls with the mixture and then dry with a clean cloth. Ready!

50 oven cleaning tricks 423816. 25. How to degrease the oven in a super easy way

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25. HOW TO DEGREASE THE OVEN IN A SUPER EASY WAY

Again with lemon. Squeeze two lemons into a saucepan and put it in the oven. Heat the oven to 250º for 30 minutes and when it cools down, clean the walls with a cloth.

Furniture, from Ideas Cocina. Horno, by Balay. Campana, by Tasting. Silestone countertop. Windowsill, made of tiles that imitate glass, by Porcelanosa. Cristina del Valle’s project.

50 oven cleaning tricks.  26. Goodbye bad smells!

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26. GOODBYE BAD SMELLS!

Enter a container with water and a few drops of vanilla extract. Turn on the oven and wait for it to boil. Turn off and let the infusion work for a few hours. Then wipe clean.

50 oven cleaning tricks.  27. And to disinfect the oven ...

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27. AND TO DISINFECT THE OVEN …

Mix 250 ml of apple cider vinegar and 30 g of baking soda in a spray bottle. Spray the oven walls with it, heat it for 10 minutes at 120º and once cool, wipe with a damp sponge.

50 kitchen tiles cleaning tricks 00429030. 28. Eliminate grease from tiles

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28. ELIMINATE GREASE FROM TILES

In a spray bottle, mix three parts of hot water to one of white vinegar and a few drops of lemon. Steam the tiles, let it work for a while, then wipe them, and as new!

Extendable table, mod. Bjursta, and chairs, from Ikea. Lamps, by Artikel. Black marble countertop, by Naturamia, in Marbres Masó.

50 kitchen tile cleaning tricks.  29. Disinfect the walls

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29. DISINFECT THE WALLS

If you want to kill the microorganisms that accumulate on the tiles , all you have to do is mix a cup of hydrogen peroxide and 1/3 of bicarbonate. Apply the mixture and let it sit for 30 minutes before removing it.

Furniture, table, stools and lamps, design by Cristina Gámiz.

50 cleaning tricks kitchen tiles 00449672. 30. With a newspaper ... perfect tiles!

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30. WITH A NEWSPAPER … PERFECT TILES!

With a newspaper. Dip a piece of paper in half a glass of water and vinegar, rub the tiles, and then wipe with a cloth soaked in water.

Furniture, by Meine Kutchen. Patch model cladding, in Via Cerámica. Home appliances, from Bosch. Kitchen designed by Pia Capdevila.

50 cleaning tricks kitchen tiles 00483208.  31. And with a steamer: clean tiles in no time

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31. AND WITH A STEAMER: CLEAN TILES IN NO TIME

Do you have a steamer? Ideal. It is one of the fastest and healthiest methods of dissolving fat easily. Give the tiles with the steamer and then with just a wipe, you will shine effortlessly.

Wooden table, in El Viejo Almacén Antigüedades. Chairs, in Crisal. Wallpaper and blinds, in Tapicería Toral. Ceiling lamp, in Susaeta Lighting. By Natalia Zubizarreta.

50 kitchen tricks cleaning tiles tiles 00451213.  32. And what can be done with the boards?

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32. AND WHAT CAN BE DONE WITH THE BOARDS?

Dip a toothbrush in water and bleach and scrub them well. In the blink of an eye, unsightly and unhealthy black spots will be gone.

Furniture recovered with Unilac paint from Titanlux. Iron lamps, from Sacum.

50 cleaning tricks kitchen tiles 00458443. 33. Ultra-shiny tiles with talc

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33. ULTRA-SHINY TILES WITH TALC

First remove the remains of fat with a mixture of white vinegar, water and a dash of lemon. Spray the walls with it, rub and dry well with a clean cloth. Then, with a cotton cloth, apply talcum powder to the tiles. You will see the result: much more shine naturally.

Kitchen cabinets, by Fusteria Catot. Slatted beech top and wicker lamp, by Maisons du Monde. From Marta Prats.

kitchen-with-office-in-white-and-black-with-wallpaper-and-table-and-wooden-chairs-00455058 d08c9c71 1484x2000.  34. Instead of tiles, do you have wallpaper?

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34. INSTEAD OF TILES, DO YOU HAVE WALLPAPER?

If it is washable wallpaper , use warm water in which you mix a dash of mild detergent and a dash of vinegar. Rub the stains carefully and rinse. If the paper is white, use baking soda instead of vinegar.

Furniture and countertop, by Cocinas Cobo. Table, by Maisons du Monde. Chairs, at Kenay Home. Wallpaper by Moet Chansons. Ceiling lamp, in Hanbel. Project by Ana Pardo y Rocío and Ana Riestra, from Santayana Home.

50 cleaning tricks kitchen wallpaper 00451954.  35. If the paper is not washable ...

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35. IF THE PAPER IS NOT WASHABLE …

First remove the dust from the paper by vacuuming it or with a cloth on the broom. Then rub the paper without pressing and making long strokes with a dry cleaning sponge.

Table, stools and ceiling lamp, in Mardalba Interiors. Wallpaper by Nina Campbell. Kitchen decorated by Laura Masiques.

50 kitchen cleaning tricks painted walls 00423933. 36. You can also wash the paint

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36. YOU CAN ALSO WASH THE PAINT

Where to begin? Vacuum the painted walls and with a sponge soaked in warm water and liquid soap, rub in vertical stripes 1 m wide. Rinse and wipe with a white, lint-free cloth.

Furniture designed by Interiorismo AC and made by Basora. Mantel, by Filocolore. Kitchen designed by Laura Argelich and Carla Casanova.

37. BOIL POTATOES ... AND SCRUB THE FLOOR!

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37. BOIL POTATOES … AND SCRUB THE FLOOR!

How?! Well, take advantage of the hot water to cook them and scrub the floor with it. It degreases, cleans, adds shine and the smell disappears in a jiffy.

Furniture, by Santos. Home appliances, by Miele. Tuff flooring. Carpet, by Gra. Space decorated by Mercedes and Inés Vilá.

50 tricks for cleaning kitchen floors 00456664.  38. Recover the wooden floor in the kitchen

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38. RECOVER THE WOODEN FLOOR IN THE KITCHEN

Light the wood naturally. In a cup put three parts of oil to one of apple cider vinegar and every 2-3 months apply this mixture on the floor with a cloth that does not leave lint.

Furniture designed by Gud.

50-tips-cleaning-kitchen floors.  39. Clean and perfume the floor

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39. CLEAN AND PERFUME THE FLOOR

In a bucket of hot water add three tablespoons of bicarbonate, half a glass of white vinegar and a half of pine essential oil, which neutralizes the vinegar, and will leave a super fresh and pleasant aroma .

50 cleaning tricks kitchen glass 410612. 40. Transparent glass

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40. TRANSPARENT CRYSTALS

Dust them first with a cloth, then wipe them with a sponge dipped in water, vinegar, and rubbing alcohol. Before they dry, rub with a lint-free microfiber cloth.

Lacquered furniture by Carpintería Solé-Salas. White Silestone countertop. Sink, from Ikea. Taps, by Clever.

50 kitchen cleaning tricks wine stains 00483085. 41. Watch out for wine stains!

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41. WATCH OUT FOR WINE STAINS!

If it is red and has dried, mix 1/3 of a dishwasher with 2/3 of hydrogen peroxide. Put a towel under the tablecloth, wet the stain with the mixture and let it work. Then wash with cold water.

Table and chairs by Andreu World, ceiling lamp by Vibia in Susaeta Lighting, kitchen furniture by Santos Estudio Bilbao and built-in hood in the Gutmann ceiling.

 50 kitchen cleaning tricks wine stains 00452070. 42. If the stains are red berries ...

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42. IF THE SPOTS ARE RED FRUITS …

Soak the garment in warm water and a tablespoon of white vinegar and another of dishwasher. Leave the mixture to act for 15 minutes and then rinse with plenty of cold water.

Silestone Blanco Zeus countertop, by Azulejos Gala. Ceiling lamps and metal stools, in Maisons du Monde. 

50 cleaning tricks kitchen oil stains 00444957. 43. Talc for oil stains

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43. TALC FOR OIL STAINS

Soak up the oil with kitchen paper or talcum powder. After a few minutes, wet the stain with soap and put the piece to wash right away to prevent the soap from eating away the color.

Table, design by Vive Estudio and ceiling lamp, by Pholc.

 

50 Kitchen Cleaning Tricks Coffee Stains.  44. Egg for coffee stains

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44. EGG FOR COFFEE STAINS

If the coffee stain has fallen on a light tablecloth, soak it overnight in milk and wash it the next day. And if it is a colored tablecloth, dilute the yolk of an egg in water and also leave it to act overnight.

50 cleaning tricks kitchen order 004129771. 45. Use the Marie Kondo method to gain order in the kitchen

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45. USE THE MARIE KONDO METHOD TO GAIN ORDER IN THE KITCHEN

Take everything out of the cupboards and check every utensil, as Marie Kondo preaches . If you never use it, give it away or throw it away. Then save it all again grouping it by type and close to where you use it.

This kitchen is a project by Deulonder Arquitectura Domèstica.

50 tricks of cleaning order in the kitchen jars.  46. ​​Same jars to save space

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46. ​​SAME JARS TO SAVE SPACE

Well yes, using the same jars to store pasta, flour, rice, etc., you will gain visual order and, at the same time, space, because  two rectangular jars make better use of the available centimeters of the cabinet than one round and one rectangular.

50 cleaning tricks for rags 00412955. 47. How to disinfect kitchen rags?

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47. HOW TO DISINFECT KITCHEN TOWELS?

Wash them with detergent and, when wet, heat them in the microwave on medium power for a minute and a half, in a suitable open container. The heat will kill the most resistant bacteria.

50 cleaning tricks for the kitchen tidying up the rags 00312781. 48. And how to store the rags so that they take up little space?

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48. AND HOW TO STORE THE RAGS SO THAT THEY TAKE UP LITTLE SPACE?

Vertically . Fold them in half twice, creating a long, narrow rectangle. Now, fold them over themselves and finally, in thirds until you get a square that stays vertical.

Dishcloths and dishes, from Zara Home on the microcement countertop. Enric Savall’s project.

 

50 tips for cleaning and saving in the kitchen container.  49. Use the "almost expired" box trick.

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49. USE THE “ALMOST EXPIRED” BOX TRICK.

Set aside a container in the refrigerator to place inside what is about to expire. This way it will not “die” forgotten in the bottom of the fridge.

50 cleaning and order tricks for the kitchen 00336037. 50. Tricks to take advantage of the cabinets to 100%

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50. TRICKS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE CABINETS 100%

With depths starting from 10 cm, the shelves can store a lot. Get more out of them by attaching cup hooks to the bottom. Also bridge structures to create double heights between shelves and not have to pile things up.

Tableware, from La Cartuja de Sevilla. Cups, from Cashmere. By Augusto Guerrero Taillefer.

You already have them. All tricks are extremely easy, quick to do and with an excellent result to achieve a clean and disinfected kitchen in less than a rooster crows and without much effort. And after this article … have you got more desire to continue “tricking” and saving? Well, here we leave you another 50 tricks that will be perfect for you to get much more with much less.

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