Top Twelve Magical Uses for a Magic Eraser
Are you tired of spending money on household cleaners, fancy cleaning tools, and products with harsh fumes? Perhaps you think that is the only way to cut through the grit and grime? The truth is, there is another way to get your home and the items in it sparkling while still keeping money in your pocket and fumes out of your nose!
Behold the magic eraser. While many of you may have used a magic eraser for scrubbing counter tops or kitchen spills and stains, there are so many more uses for these little spongy treasures! At less than $2.00 each, they are a small investment that can save you cash in the long run.
Take a peek at the twelve ways a magic eraser can help you around your home! Before you begin, you can cut up one eraser block into four little blocks. Not only will it make your purchase last longer, it will make it easier for you to get into smaller nooks and crannies as well! So take a look!
1. Blissful Bathrooms
Getting rid of dirt and water marks in the bathroom is easier with an eraser block. Bathtubs can take a tough scrub and you won’t have the harsh fumes. Also, a gentle scrubbing on your shower liner will get rid of the water mark better than any other product! You can save as much as $10.00 by not needing to purchase a new liner!
2. Ravishing Rust Removal
Scrub anywhere around pipes in kitchen and bath fixtures that you see rust. The eraser won’t emit the fumes that most rust cleaners do plus it is gentle on your skin. You save up to $7.00 by not having to purchase toxic rust cleansers, latex gloves, and other supplies!
3. Refrigerator Rescue
Get rid of food stains or set in spills with your magic eraser. If the seals that have gotten a bit black and moldy they will also respond well to an eraser. No need to purchase a separate common kitchen cleanser that can run upwards of $5.00. Your eraser will handle this trick well and without fumes!
4. Dazzling Dishwashers
Banish rust and lime stains inside of your dishwasher. Just take an eraser to them and the stains will vanish. Keeping your dishwasher clean from build up with lengthen its life and boost its cleansing power! You save as much as $7.00 by not needing to purchase fancy dishwasher cleansers!
5. Va Va Voom Vinyl
Take an eraser to scuffs on just about anything made from vinyl including siding, boat seats, shoes, etc. You will save big bucks by not having to power wash or replace these items with new and expensive ones.
6. Classy Car Interiors
Clean up those filthy cars without a trip to an auto detailer. Clean the car seats with an eraser block – just go lightly on leather (it’s okay on fabric and viny), and lightly scrub the car steering wheel. Paying for a card detail to do the same can cost as much as $125.00.
7. Huba Huba Hubcaps
Clean your car’s hubcaps with an eraser for a water-free car wash. This feature when done at a car wash can cost an extra $10.00 or more. Put a little free elbow grease and a magic eraser into it instead. Watch the savings add up.
8. Glass Stove Tops
Make those stove tops sparkle! No need to have special stove top cleaner on hand, get rid of burned-on food by lightly scrubbing until the gunk is gone. Products that do the same job (and also have harsh fumes) can run as much as $6.00!
9. Dishes and Glassware
Rub hard-to-clean build-up off of thrift store dishes and glassware with your eraser. This will give your piece new life and save you money on replacement costs. They will look as good as new.
10. Fabulous Furniture and Toys
Clean grimey white resin or white painted furniture by lightly scrubbing with an eraser cleaning block. The eraser gets into crevices and cracks while leaving paint finishes intact. The same principle applies to outdoor plastic toys! They will all look fresh and new and you won’t have to purchase new products to replace them. The savings here can be huge and in the hundreds of dollars!
11. So Long Scuff Marks
Erase scuff marks, old paint drips, and other blemishes from your floors with your eraser. Products designed to do the same can cost as much as $10.00! No need to invest in anything fancy and pricey, just get your eraser and get to your knees and get scrubbing.
12. Goodbye Grout
The eraser does well with most grout and again you are avoiding nasty fumes. Just scrub away at the dark grout until it comes clean. Cleaning services will charge you as much as $25.00 an hour to do this task and home cleansers can run as much as $6.00.
After seeing these tips, can you believe how far your $2.00 magic eraser investment will take you? When you add it up, you can see that investment can save you hundreds of dollars in the long run. Many people think that the generic erasers work just as well as the name brand, so feel free to experiment. These are available for as little as $1.00 at your local dollar store.You too will find yourself keeping these erasers as a staple item in your home as they replace so many other products that you use to need. Your magic eraser can replace these products and put some extra cash back in your pocket while you are at it.
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