26 Ways to Trim Your Household Costs, Room by Room

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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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