Whenever your old socks get holes in them or you outgrow t-shirts or pants, don't throw them away. Keep them in a basket and use them for rags or washcloths. I use them all the time in the garage to clean my hands or wash the rims of our car. You can use them for any cleaning as long as they're not too dirty before you start.
By Jesse from Duluth, MN
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When my sister in law got a nice used serger, she took all of her kitchen rags and serged around them, so they had a nice edge, and doubled the thinner ones.
I no longer buy paper towels or paper napkins. Older stained clothes are cut up to use for cleaning, washing cars, windows, and wiping up spills on counters, stoves and floors.