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EC2 features all of the best Everyday Cheapskate community tips compiled in one place.

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Cat Litter for Traction

In winter weather carry a heavy bag of clay-based litter in your trunk, and the extra weight will help keep the vehicle stable. If you are stuck in snow or ice, clear the area around your drive wheels, pour litter in front of the tires in the direction you want to go, and then drive away slowly. […]

Black Like New

When black rubber or plastic trim on your automobile fades or gets ugly white spots, apply black paste shoe polish. It will look like new again. – Susan

Backseat Cover

A bed sheet (flat or fitted) makes a great cover for the backseat. Tuck it in well and the upholstery will be protected from pets and kids. When it gets dirty just throw it in the laundry. -Sam

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