I'm a savings expert – I have a free and easy hack that will save you $100s in cleaning products | The Sun

A MOMMY blogger and savings expert has shared a floor cleaning hack that could save parents a lot of hard-earned cash.

One frustrated stay-at-home-mom took to Instagram to share her cleaning hack after realizing that she couldn't unscrew the cartridge to refill her Swiffer Wet Jet.


Heather Rhodes didn't want to waste money on buying the Swiffer refills, so she discovered a nifty hack.

To loosen the cap on the Swiffer cartridge, Heather says you should microwave a cup of water for two minutes.

Then, soak the cap in the cup of hot water for one minute.

The cap should twist off easily after this. Now, you can fill your Swiffer cartridge with your favorite cleaning product.

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Not only can you buy cheap alternative cleaners for your Swiffer Wet Jet, but you can also make your own at home.

For those wanting to save a quick buck or who want to make a natural, less toxic cleaning product, this one is for you.

If you want to try to make your own cleaner for your Swiffer, throw orange, lemon, or lime peels into a container with distilled white vinegar.

Be sure to date the container or jar and leave it in a dark, cool spot for at least one week.

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If you want the cleaner to be on the stronger side, allow it to sit for two to four weeks.

After the allotted time has passed, pour the concoction into a spray bottle using a funnel.

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This cleaner can also be used as an antibacterial cleaner.

It can also clean stovetop degreaser, fabric softener, toilet disinfectant, and glass cleaner.

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