There’s no need to splurge on household names for dishwashers, floor cleaners, and furniture polishes as the cheaper versions get the job done just as well.
Sometimes elbow grease isn’t enough to achieve the sparkle and shine a home really needs.
No need to splurge on household names for dishwashers, floor cleaners, and furniture polishes as the cheaper versions get the job done just as well.
Here’s how to increase your family budget with 12 easy conversion and savings ideas that will cut costs without anyone noticing your sweeping changes.
All prices correct at time of publication
SWITCH Original Wood Silk Furniture Polish (250ml), £1.50 BECAUSE THE Polishing furniture with beeswax (300ml), 65p, Sainsbury’s SAVE: 85p
SWITCH Method French Lavender Multi-Surface Cleanser (828ml), £2.80 BECAUSE THE Eco rhubarb antibacterial multi-surface spray, £1.50, Morrisons SAVE: £1.30
SWITCH Mr Muscle Platinum Shower Gel (750ml), £3 BECAUSE THE Daily Essential Toner (750ml), £1, Waitrose SAVE: £2
SWITCH Domestos citrus freshener (750ml), £1 BECAUSE THE Power Force citrus fresh bleach (750ml), 49p, Aldi SAVE: 51p
SWITCH Dettol Antibacterial Floor Wipes (10), £2 BECAUSE THE Antibacterial Apple Floor Wipes (15), £1, Sainsbury’s SAVE: £1
SWITCH Lenor Ocean Escape Fabric Softener (1.82 litres), £3.25 BECAUSE THE Spring Fresh fabric softener (1.26 liters), £1.35, Tesco SAVE: £1.90
SWITCH Vanish Oxi Action multi-color protection (1kg), £5.50 BECAUSE THE Color Oxygen Power (1kg), £2.75, Tesco SAVE: £2.75
SWITCH Surf Tropical Lily Laundry Detergent (1.8 litres), £5.50 BECAUSE THE Tropical Laundry Detergent (2 litres), £3.70, Asda SAVE: £1.80
SWITCH Ecover Pine Fresh Sanitizer (750ml), £1.75 BECAUSE THE Eco Toilet Cleaner Spearmint (750ml), £1, Morrisons SAVE: 75p
SWITCH Mr Muscle Conditioner (500ml), £4 BECAUSE THE Unlocked Gel Discharge (500ml), £1.97, Asda SAVE: £2.03
SWITCH Fairy All-in-One Dishwasher Tablets (29), £5 BECAUSE THE W5 All-in-1 Dishwasher (40), £2.99, Cover SAVE: £2.01
SWITCH Fairy Platinum Quick Initial Laundry Detergent (340ml), £1.50 BECAUSE THE W5 Platinum laundry detergent (500ml), 79p, lid SAVE: 71p
https://www.mirror.co.uk/money/cleaning-products-you-can-brand-26259790 Cleaning products you can get private-brand equivalents - and save money