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3 Household Items You Can Do Without

Save some cash by avoiding these shopping traps

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With hundreds of stores opening and countless product launches, shopping for home must-haves can be overwhelming. You're told to buy this and that, so you end up with things you don't need.

These little things accumulate very fast and create visual clutter that affect the overall look of your home. To prevent this from happening, you need to figure out which ones you need and which ones you should leave on the shelf. 

Bring balance to your budget by skipping these common accessories:

Main photo from: My Genie.

Toilet Seat Covers and Rugs

These items can become a breeding ground for germs and bacteria that can cause diseases to your family and friends. Not to mention, they are just additional items to wash and a hassle to keep clean. 

Photo from Wayfair.

Cord Organizers

If you're the type of person who owns a lot of gadgets, chances are, you own or are planning to pick up a couple of cord organizers. Covering simple cardboard tubes with black tape or paint will do the trick of keeping your wires neat without the additional cost. 

Photo from Think Geek.

Floral Vases

We're all guilty of keeping the vases that come with the fresh blooms we buy. However, unless you're planning on repurposing them, it's better to get rid of these. Keep three to four high-quality vases than to have plenty of generic ones to keep your home from looking cluttered.

Photo from Mark Kintzel Design

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