Daiso has long been a favoured haunt of many for its glorious range of $2 home items, but since its recent price hike, shopping there doesn’t give us thrifty ones the same level of satisfaction. Thankfully, we’ve got Eco Shop – an RM2.40 haven 15 minutes from the causeway that’ll let you stock up on all sorts of homeware for an incredible price of $0.70 each.
So, if you’re the type to make the monthly pilgrimage to JB, here are 13 of the best things to buy from JB’s RM2.40 store.
1. Scented garbage bags
Bid farewell to having to hold your breath whilst taking out the trash with Eco Shop’s scented Air garbage bags. These bags make handling trash much more bearable as it helps combat unwanted odours by emitting a pleasant fragrance.
These scented bags are in assorted scents like strawberry, lemongrass, and lemon. They come in 2 sizes- medium (25 litres) or large (60 litres), making them the perfect upgrade to your ordinary garbage bags.
2. Toilet cleaner gel
Toilet cleaner gels are a necessity when it comes to eliminating smelly bathrooms. Although these products are not exactly exclusive to Eco Shop, buying in JB can help you save more than a dollar compared to the other stores that stock them in Singapore.
These gels come in scent options like lavender, ocean, and rise, and each pack comes with 8 gel stamps. They are also incredibly easy to use – just open the cap, squirt the gel into the inner side of the toilet bowl, and enjoy a fresh scent after every flush for about a week.
3. Sealing clips
These sealing clips come in handy to maintain the freshness of everything from cereal to crisps and even kimchi, making it ideal for those guilty of snacking but have a whole drawer of half-opened treats. You can find two sizes of these sealing clips in Eco Shop, which work perfectly in a pinch to store all your opened goodies and sweets.
4. Plastic food containers
If you’re stocking up on treats for any upcoming festivities, these containers will come in exceptionally handy to help you organise all of your cookies and biscuits. Eco Shop has a wide array of containers in different sizes and materials, such as glass or plastic, all for the bargain price of RM2.40 for 3 containers.
5. Detergent & toilet cleaning products
If you’re the sort to do bulk buys to restock your cleaning supplies at home, then these toilet bowl cleaners and bleach products will help you save quite some money. Aside from these, you can also find laundry detergent and dishwashing soap, amongst other cleaning solutions for all of your cleaning needs.
6. Perfume pads
These perfume pads are highly recommended if you’re looking for a long-lasting and subtle scent for your toilet, as they can last a whopping 2 weeks and are super easy to conceal since they aren’t the most aesthetic.
7. Artificial plants & vases
Eco Shop’s artificial plants and vases are ideal for adding some colour to your home without all the extra effort. You’ll find a wide range of succulents, faux roses, and even individual flowers and artificial leaves to DIY your own green accent walls at home.
8. Adhesive decorative mirrors
If you plan to add a mirror to your home but don’t want to deal with the hassle of drilling a hole into the wall and cleaning up afterward, these hexagonal mirrors simply require you to peel off the adhesive on the back and paste it onto any flat surface. And at $0.70 per piece, you’ll easily be able to fix up a decorative feature under $10.
9. Magic sponges
A super seller in Daiso is this melamine sponge known for its ability to tackle the toughest of stains. The good news is that Eco Shop has its own version of melamine sponges called magic sponges that come in a pack of 4 for RM2.40.
For the uninitiated, these sponges are an upgrade from your typical sponges. They have micro sandpaper scrubbers that loosen and detach unwanted particles, effectively cleaning almost every surface.
10. LED closet light
LED closet lights are among the most overlooked things in home lighting. Not only will it help you find your clothing easier, but it also serves as a functional point of aesthetics for your wardrobe.
These LED closet lights are easy to install and require no complicated rewiring – all you need is double-sided tape. Besides using them to illuminate your closets, their versatility allows them to be placed not only in closets but also in cabinets, pantries, or any other dimly lit spaces.
11. Self-adhesive vinyl flooring
Installing vinyl flooring professionally will set you back about S$5.50 to S$6.50 per sqft, making it quite steep of a price to pay for those with a tight budget. On the other hand, the DIY vinyl flooring from Eco Shop is the ideal choice for DIY projects at home, thanks to its affordable price. It comes in 2 sizes – square “tiles” to rectangular planks and over 10 colour swatches.
You also won’t need to worry about a complicated installation process, as the strips come with adhesives on the back. All you need to do is peel and paste.
Eco Shop – JB’s RM2.40 store
The RM2.40 store is a treasure trove of affordability and convenience. From household essentials to charming décor items, it offers a wide array of products at a price that won’t dent your wallet.
However, it can feel overwhelming, especially with all of the products they offer. That’s where our JB 2 Ringgit store homeware shopping guide comes in handy to help you return home with a terrific bargain that your wallet will thank you for.
Read our other articles here:
- 15 best homeware things to buy from Daiso
- 12 furniture factory outlets in JB to visit
- 6 cutest home decor items to buy at Turtle’s Marina Square
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