26 Ways to Trim Your Household Costs, Room by Room

Our homes rank high on the list of potential money sucks. From heating to cleaning to keeping things in order, homeowners spend a lot of hard-earned cash maintaining their spaces.

Thankfully, that means our homes are also full of the potential to save (or even earn) us money, and even small tweaks can have a big impact on your bottom line. Let's go room by room and explore the savings opportunities under your roof.

Paula Pant ditched her 9-to-5 job in 2008. She's traveled to 30 countries, owns six rental units and runs a business from her laptop. Her blog, Afford Anything, is a gathering spot for rebels who refuse to say, "I can't afford it." Visit Afford Anything to learn how to shatter limits and live life on your own terms.

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