Crafts & DIY
14 brilliant clothing hacks that will save you loads of money
Jake Manning
08.16.16

Clothes are an investment; they keep you warm and make you look good. That being said, you want to keep your clothes as nice as possible by taking care of them, but did you know that saving your clothes can also be economical? Avoid throwing out stained clothes and clean them at home yourself! Here are 14 tricks and tips for your clothes that will save you money as well.

Put talcum powder (AKA baby powder) on grease stains to easily remove them from clothing.

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Dry small pieces of clothing in a salad spinner to avoid starting a new dryer cycle. 

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Freezing sticky substances such as chewing gum makes scraping it off less tedious.

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Leave tea bags in foul smelling shoes for a short amount of time to remove unwanted scents.

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Use a crayon wax to help a zipper that’s stuck glide again.

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Use a razor to shave off those small fluffy balls that inevitably form on clothes.

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A mixture of liquid soap and hydrogen peroxide will remove grass stains from clothes.

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Adding half a glass of vinegar to the wash will prevent dark colors from running.

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Use a special laundry bag in the wash to keep socks and small clothes from getting lost.

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Use lemon and water to get rid of sweat stains and prevent discoloration.

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A Bicycle repair kit can also repair the bottom of rubber shoes.

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Remove ink stains by applying hand sanitizer on them for ten minutes before cleaning it off.

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Use a safety pink to pull the cord out of a jacket.

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Shaving cream will get rid of makeup stained on clothes.

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With these helpful tricks, your wardrobe will be good as new in no time!

Please SHARE these useful tips with your friends and family.

By Jake Manning
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Jake Manning is a senior writer at Shareably. Jake is a former college baseball player, but after graduating he realized his true passion lies in writing and traveling. Since graduating college, Jake has lived in 8 different cities, spanning 3 different continents. Now that he's settled stateside, he looks forward to coaching his kids' baseball team, writing his own novel, and continuing to share uplifting stories from around the globe.
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