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Buying in bulk is one of the best ways to save money, especially over the long run.
If you’re looking for ways to get more “bang” for your buck as well as keep a nice hefty stock of items you use every single day on hand then you definitely need this list in your life.
Below I will share with you 45 household items that you should always buy in bulk.
Keep scrolling below to check them out!
45 Household Items to Always Buy in Bulk
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1. Tampons/ Sanitary Napkins
Tampons and sanitary napkins are a must for most women. Why not save yourself those late-night trips to the grocery store and buying your female necessities in bulk?
It is recommended that you discard your toothbrush every 3 months. Can you imagine how many toothbrushes you will use over your lifetime, especially if you have a family? You will save so much money over the years if you purchase your toothbrushes in bulk.
Again, dental hygiene is a priority for most. If you have a large family that shares toothpaste you can run out pretty quickly, so the smarter choice would be to purchase toothpaste by the case.
4. Travel Kits and Toiletries
For those that travel frequently, stocking up on travel kits and toiletries can help save you a ton of money over the years.
How many times have you run out of batteries when you really need them? It would be nice to always have a convenient stash of batteries in the home for emergencies.
6. Office/Paper Supplies
Whether you have an at home office or children in school, you will need paper and other supplies to get things done. Always buy pens, markers, composition notebooks and other vital office and paper supplies by the case.
7. Laundry Detergent/ Dryer Sheets
When you run out of laundry detergent you will find yourself dashing to the store only to wait in line with a shopping cart full of other items. Buy laundry detergent in bulk sizes to save time and money.
8. Garbage Bags
In my household, we have to take out the trash at least once a day. Over time, garbage bags can really add up. If you buy trash bags by the case, that’s one less thing to worry about.
Yes, soap is another key household item to buy by the case. If you use a body wash that you have serious brand loyalty to, buy it in bulk.
10. Shampoo & Conditioner
I go through so many bottles of shampoo and conditioner within a few weeks that it’s ridiculous and can be very costly! Instead of wasting money buying conventional sized hair care products, take it up a notch and purchase the gallon-sized version of your favorite hair care product.
11. Gift Cards
Purchase gift cards in bulk at the beginning of the year and you will have all always have every holiday, birthday and any other special occasion covered.
12. Light Bulbs
Light bulbs go out quite frequently and are the perfect item to have a few in stock at home.
If you are a parent, you how expensive diapers can get. You can always buy in bulk to save money and have enough on hand for the little one.
14. Baby Wipes
Baby wipes have several different uses and they can come in handy for quick clean ups.
15. Underwear & Socks
Look, you can never have enough underwear and socks. Buy these items in bulk for the whole family and it will be one of the best investments you will ever make.
Skin moisturizers can get expensive if purchased individually. So, it would always be a good idea to buy this item by the gallon especially if you have a large family.
17. Toilet Paper
Yeah, you can never really have enough toilet paper. Seriously.
Seek out a wholesale vendor to order multivitamins and supplements in bulk. Your pockets will thank you!
For those that are sexually active, buying condoms in bulk will always be a wise investment.
20. Aluminum Foil/Plastic Wrap
Save yourself the almost always inconvenient and time-consuming trip to the store when you realize that you are missing aluminum foil while baking. Just buy it by the case full.
21. Ziplock bags
Since you have so many uses for Ziplock bags, you can run out pretty quickly. This is always a good item to purchase in bulk.
You can never have too much sunscreen since its use is pretty much recommended throughout the year. Make sure you have enough to protect you and family year-round.
23. Aloe Vera Gel
With so many uses from sunburn treatment to skin moisturizer having a large quantity of Aloe Vera Gel is always a good idea.
24. Bath Sponges
Save time and money by avoiding unnecessary trips to the store, buy your bath sponges and scrubbers in bulk or multipacks.
25. Lint Rollers
Buy multiple packs of lint rollers so that you when you are in a pinch, you will always have one on hand. You can keep lint rollers at work or in your car.
26. Dish scrubbers
When scrubbing pots and pans, you will need dish scrubbers to get the job done. Imagine how much money you will save over the years when you purchase these in bulk.
27. Lip Balm
For those that love to keep their lovely lips moisturized, buying multipacks of lip balm will have you saving major buckaroos.
28. Disposable Plastic Dinnerware
There will be days when you don’t feel or want to wash dishes. Buying plastic dinnerware such as cups, cutlery, and paper plates are great for when you are short on time and need something quick.
Unless you are very good with keeping up with your sunglasses, it’s is always a good idea to have more than one pair.
30. Chewing Gum
Gum is not as cheap as it use to be. You can save some serious cash over the years of you purchase chewing gum or mints in multipacks.
As part of your daily dental hygiene regimen, do you know how many bottles of mouthwash that you can go through in a year? Buy your mouthwash by the case and you won’t regret it.
32. Shaving Razors
Buying shaving razors in bulk during the year will save tons of money.
33. Shaving Cream
If you have razors, then you will need shaving cream as well. Now is the perfect time to stock up.
As a necessity and part of any daily hygiene regimen, purchasing deodorant by the case versus individually will save you huge bucks.
35. First Aid Supplies
Items such as band-aids, peroxide, itching creams and other first aid supplies should always be purchased in large quantities.
36.Q-Tips & Cotton Balls
Q-Tips and Cotton Balls can come in handy for cleaning, emergencies or DIY crafts. Make sure you have enough on hand by stocking up on these items.
37. Baking Soda
Baking soda has many household uses from cleaning, cooking to gardening. When you purchase baking soda in bulk you are saving time and money.
Vinegar is another useful household item that has multiple uses. It is always a good item to buy in gallon sizes or larger for your home.
39. Cleaning Supplies
Round up your favorite cleaning supplies and take note of the ones you purchase frequently. Look for these items in bulk to save time and money over the years.
40. De-Icer and Rock Salt
For those that get to experience snowy weather every year, make sure to purchase de-icer and rock salt in large quantities to last for several winters.
41. Bath and Face Towels
If you have a large family, you can go through bath towels pretty quickly. Always buy towels in large quantities.
42. Gift Wrapping Paper and Tape
No more mad dashes to the store during the holidays or other special events if you purchase your gift wrapping paper and tape in bulk.
If you are an avid wine or beer drinker, instead of purchasing a pack here and there, find a vendor to purchase cases of your favorite drink at wholesale prices.
44. Hair pins/ Elastic Ties
You can never have enough hair pins. Always ensure you have enough hair supplies on hand by buying them in bulk.
45. Cooking Oils
If you cook frequently, you will save time and money by buying your cooking oils by the gallon.