Household Items You Should Think Twice about before Buying
We’ve all been there—whether the catalyst was a too good to be true late-night infomercial, hundreds of glowing 5-star reviews, or a compulsive addition to your cart while waiting in the checkout line, it’s easy to get lured into buying something for your home that gets used once or twice, only to be shoved into a dark corner of your garage, closet, cabinet, or drawer.
Fancy packaging and sleek marketing campaigns can convince us that we need a new gadget or product to make our lives more exciting, simpler, and easier, but too many of those gadgets and items are simply impractical when you consider their cost, the space they take up, and how often you’re likely to use them.
That said, for some people these gadgets and items can truly live up to their promise, but for others, they’re a source of regret and wasted money. So, before you hand over your hard-earned cash for a household item that promises excitement and plenty of saved time and money, make sure it isn’t one of these oft-regretted purchases: