With the increased price of printer cartridges these days it’s easy to see why someone would want to refill their printer cartridges rather than purchase a new one. In today’s economy saving money is the name of the game and refilling printer cartridges can save you plenty over purchasing new cartridges for your printer.
If you haven’t heard about refilling inkjet printer cartridges, read on and I’ll explain just what this unique method is and how it can save you money. When ink in your printer cartridge runs out, many people will purchase a new cartridge that is full of ink and replace it. However, when you refill an inkjet printer cartridge, you simply use your old inkjet cartridge and just refill it with ink. You save money by not buying the cartridge and only buying the ink.
You can refill a printer cartridge by removing it from the printer, then depending on the printer manufacturer, remove the top of the cartridge and insert the ink. Sometimes you will need to drill a hole in the top of the cartridge in order to insert the new ink, but this procedure will only need to be done once, since the holes will be there the next time you want to refill it. There are three colors in most color printer cartridges, and it’s important not to mix them up. Once the ink is mixed in the printer cartridge, there is no fixing it, you will have to replace the cartridge. On black printer cartridges you need not worry about mixing the colors as there is only one; black.
Saving money by refilling your old printer ink cartridges is a great idea almost anyone can do. Compared to the price of an inkjet printer cartridge you could save up to 80%. Most of the kits for refilling inkjet printer cartridges have everything you need to refill the cartridge and all of the tools needed in case you need to drill a hole in the top. Don’t buy another printer cartridge without first checking into this money saving idea of refilling printer cartridges.