Why would you buy expensive Magic Erasers when you can make them for 9 cents?

It costs just 9 cents!

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If you use the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser because it works perfectly around the house, you know that it is expensive. This product is not cheap when you regularly use it. So, if you want to save some money, this article is made for you ! 

The problem is that the sponge can be damaged pretty quickly and sometimes it crumbles into small pieces on some surfaces. It is pretty annoying ! As each magic eraser costs about $ 1.50, it is a temporary product that is expensive.

The most shocking think ? It is super easy to make for . . . only 9 cents per sponge ! One wonders why these sponges are so expensive, huh ! Can you imagine ? Only 9 cents for one Magic Eraser, this is amazing.

So now that you know there is a trick, let's spread the good news : you just have to buy melamine sponges, it is the basic material, it is cheap, for only $ 9 you can buy 100 sponges on Amazon. You may find even find cheaper elsewhere !

The melamine sponge is already an abrasive and cleaning material but it will be even more effective in your housework if it is soaked with a cleaning agent.

Here is the recipe to make your own Mr. Clean Magic Eraser : Mix 1/4 cup hot water, 1 tablespoon baking soda and 1 teaspoon borax in a container. Borax is sold in the laundry detergent section, you can find it at Walmart. [pub]

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Dip a melamine sponge into the mixture to thoroughly soak it, then leave it to drain and dry before using it.

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You have the choice to prepare several sponges at the same time by increasing the volume of the ingredients of the cleaning recipe or you can make one sponge at a time, as you need them. It's up to you !

Each sponge will be as effective as those sold at the store : it will only cost you a lot less ! The price makes all the difference ! I hope you liked this tip.