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Everything You Need to Give Your College Room a Deep Clean

Heading to college is exciting and a little bit scary too. Don’t worry though. With the right information and the right equipment, you’re going to love it. If you’ve already been sensible enough to consider things like how to give your college room a great deep clean, we’ve looked at some of the best cleaning equipment you can buy at Walmart right now. Far from being expensive, all of these items will help you when you’re using our good enough spring cleaning guide to get your home space into better condition than ever before. We’d also recommend checking out how to clean your bedroom in 15 minutes flat because who wants to spend too long cleaning, right?

Lysol Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner — $2.97

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Cleaning the bathroom isn’t the nicest of tasks by a long shot. However, Lysol Automatic Toilet Bowl Cleaner makes it a little kinder. Place it in your toilet bowl and for the next eight weeks, it helps clean and freshen automatically with every flush. It fights toilet rings and helps to prevent stains so you get a nice smelling toilet for way longer than if you had to clean it yourself all the time. It’s the little things that make everything more pleasant.

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Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Dishwand — $2.78

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Washing dishes can be dull but if you use this Scotch-Brite Heavy Duty Dishwand, it’ll take less time than usual. With a scraper that helps remove stuck-on food and scrubbing filters that work well on all kinds of surfaces, simply fill it up with your favorite dish soap and watch as the dirt and grime effortlessly fall away. Exciting? Not exactly, but it’s a real time-saver and so much easier than using a cloth or sponge. When you’ve used it plenty, you can easily change the head too, thanks to its compatibility with all Scotch-Brite refills.

Clean Shower Daily Shower Cleaner Refill — $3.98

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A clean shower is vital to your well-being. This Clean Shower Daily Shower Cleaner Refill helps clean mildew stains, and prevent soap scum, hard water, and other stains. It works on all shower surfaces and all you need to do is spray it and walk away. There’s no need to scrub and there are no harsh chemical fumes to deal with either. It couldn’t be easier meaning you can spend more time studying (or enjoying yourself).

Pledge Clean It Dust & Allergen Multisurface Cleaner Spray — $3.99

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Pledge Clean It Dust & Allergen Multisurface Cleaner Spray reduces allergens from dust while enhancing sealed hard surfaces meaning you get a nicer-looking living space with the benefit of sneezing less too. A fresh, cleansing formula removes all the dust, pet dander, and allergens around you, whether you’re cleaning leather, wood, or furniture. It’s particularly ideal on granite, laminate surfaces, marble, plastic, stainless steel, and wood, so you’re good to use it on almost everything in your dorm.

Mr. Clean, Clean Freak Deep Cleaning Mist Multi-Surface Spray — $4.94

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Need to clean through some grime? The Mr. Clean, Clean Freak Deep Cleaning Mist Multi-Surface Spray will help you out here. It’s able to tackle grime, tough dirt, and grease so it’s good for almost every scenario. Our place of choice is kitchen surfaces when tackling backsplashes, but you can seriously use this anywhere. It offers three times the cleaning power versus other competitors with a cleaning mist that activates on contact to cut through dirt. A power nozzle gives you plenty of power and you can easily swap it out for a refill as and when the time comes.

Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Extra Durable Cleaning Pad — $4.94

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Sometimes you need to get a little hands-on with your cleaning duties and that’s where the Mr. Clean Magic Eraser Extra Durable Cleaning Pad comes in. It offers four times the strength compared to other rivals with cleaning micro-scrubbers that reach into the surface grooves of whatever you’re tackling, lifting away built-up dirt and grime. It’s ideal for those stubborn dirt patches but you won’t have to worry about harsh chemicals or damaging materials. It’s all pretty effortless.

Clorox Ultra Clean Toilet Tablets Bleach — $4.98

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Able to kill 99.9% of bacteria in your toilet bowl, these Clorox Ultra Clean Toilet Tablets Bleach are fantastic. They continuously sanitize, clean, and deodorize your toilet bowl with each flush keeping your toilet clean for up to three months. Each tablet takes just five minutes to activate and easily keeps your toilet sparkly clean and smelling great. Only needing to drop the tablet into the tank means it’s a real time-saver too.

Clorox Disinfecting Wipes — $9.98

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Clorox Disinfecting Wipes are great for everything going, from deep cleans to simply wiping up a spill while you’re cooking. They’re able to kill 99.9% of viruses and bacteria including some nasties such as E. coli, MRSA, and salmonella. This pack offers three 75 count canisters so you won’t run out of them any time soon. A clear drying formula means it’ll cut through grease, soap scum, and grime with minimal effort too.

Housing market decline continues: Moody’s releases its revised forecast
What to know about Moody's Analytics housing market forecast
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Moody's Analytics released its forecast detailing the current state of the housing market decline. The company now predicts that U.S. home prices will likely fall 10% between the peak-to-trough ratio, which could greatly affect anyone looking to buy or sell a home in the next year or so. Here's what you need to know.

What has changed as the market begins to cool
Prices soared last year as the housing market adjusted to higher interest rates and inflation. And shortly after, we entered a period of downturn, as prices began to cool. During this period, "The slump subtracted a whopping 1.37 percentage points from GDP, the most since the final three months of 2007 and the start of the Great Recession," said Fortune. On top of that, Fortune noted that "the average 30-year mortgage rate topped 7% […] for the first time since 2002."

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Household products can add up, especially when you consider all the different types you need to keep on hand as a homeowner. It's a highly lucrative field, and many manufacturers make knock-off versions that promise the same high quality as the original at a fraction of the price. But which products should you spend a little extra money on? What items have a reputation that stands the test of time? The Reddit subgroup r/frugal asked that very question, and plenty of people weighed in on the best household products that you should never skimp on.

The question was posed: "What everyday items should you not get the cheaper versions of? Sometimes companies have a higher price for their products even when there is no increase in quality. Sometimes there is a noticeable increase in quality. What are some everyday purchases that you shouldn’t cheap out on?" The poster of the question added his opinion, writing, "One that I learned recently: bin bags," to which we enthusiastically agree.

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The best hanging indoor plants for your living room to give you a relaxing vibe
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Plants have become one of the most in-style items you can place in your home, and the trend doesn’t seem to be slowing anytime soon. To change it up a bit, why not add some hanging indoor plants to your space?

Hanging indoor plants reach eye level so they’re easier to spot than standing plants, and they can also cover up high corners of the room that are otherwise more difficult to decorate. In a living room especially, hanging plants offer a relaxing, inviting vibe. Here are some of the best hanging indoor plants for your living room.

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