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    22 Low-Effort Products To Try If You Love A Clean House But Hate Actually *Cleaning* Your House

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    1. If you've ever looked at the built-up ice in your freezer and thought "yeah, I'm not dealing with that", these genius non-stick liners are here to help.

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    They'll make cleaning out your freezer easy – rather than waiting for your drawers to defrost before hacking away at the shelves, you'll be able to just whip the compartments out and rinse the sheets instead.

    Price: £3.49 for two.

    2. This rubber broom might (and no, I'm not being dramatic here) actually change your life. It works as a squeegee, a brush, a pet hair remover, and loads more!

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    The naturally water-resistant bristles won't absorb dirt, dust, or smells like sweeping brush strands or mop head fibres can – just rinse the head after use and it'll be as good as new again.

    Price: £6.00.

    3. Keep your sink or draining board stain and scratch-free with this clever mat.

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    It's got a non-slip base, and the gaps in its pebble design let water run off from your dishes and cutlery while they're in the sink (so you can keep your draining board sparkling). Wipe this mat with a damp cloth whenever it gets grubby!

    Price: £7.99.

    4. Keep your countertops clean with this clip-on bag holder.

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    Pop this holder over the door of your cupboard for a simple and speedy installation. Once it's attached, you can add or remove plastic bags whenever you need to – it folds flat for sleek and unobtrusive storage when it's not in use!

    Price: £7.29.

    5. This specially-designed cloth will get rid of those annoying water stains and mug rings in just a couple of swipes.

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    It's completely reusable, and it'll get rid of permanent marker stains just as easily as it removes water stains and mug rings!

    Price: £4.99.

    6. These drop-in-and-you're-done drain sticks are honestly a lazy/clean person's dream.

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    They're packed full of enzymes that break down the gunk and grease in your drains as they dissolve. All you'll have to do is put 'em in and leave them to work their magic!

    Price: £5.00 for 12.

    7. Anyone who's ever had to clean out their fridge will understand why I had to include these clever shelf-protecting liners.

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    They've got raised bumps on their surfaces to help elevate the food on top of them, ensuring veg and other foods don't sweat and cause leaks. You can remove these liners when they're in need of a wash and either run them under the tap or chuck them in the dishwasher!

    Price: £3.00 for four.

    8. Cleaning the grease from my ancient extractor fan seemed like an insurmountable task, but this highly-rated degreaser spray made the job really easy.

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    This stuff's called "Elbow Grease" for a reason – the product inside is powerful enough to remove oil from plastics and metals without any scrubbing on your behalf. Spray the formula onto the affected surface, let it sit for a couple of minutes, wipe it away, and you're done!

    Price: £1.00.

    9. This powerful unblocker will dissolve any grease and hair it encounters in your drains, because honestly? I am not about to fish around in there.

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    Pour both parts of its two-component formula down the affected drain one after the other, wait for about an hour, and then simply rinse the blockage away! Customers say it really does live up to its promise (seriously, check out the reviews on this thing).

    Price: £4.00.

    10. You know that awkward space between your oven and countertops that gets filled with dust, stains, and crumbs? These silicone strips are designed to cover it quickly and effectively, so you'll never have to wonder how to clean The Gap again!

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    You can trim these strips to fit the width of your countertops, and because they're heat-resistant up to 230°C, you won't have to worry about them getting burned either. The material is waterproof and stain-resistant – you can wipe these down when those inevitable spills happen!

    Price: £7.99 for two.

    11. Wondering how to use this genius descaler ball? You place it inside your washing machine or dishwasher, and then – oh wait, that's it. For up to five years. Yeah, I'll take one ASAP, thanks.

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    Its magnetised centre will start to draw out the limescale and other mineral deposits in your machine the second you pop it into your appliance. It'll make the water in your machines softer too, so you won't have to use as much detergent!

    Price: £9.99.

    12. Cleaning out an oven is the worst kitchen task around IMO, so I'm very glad these Teflon liners are here to help.

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    They can withstand temperatures of up to 260°C, and you can just remove them and clean them with washing-up liquid when they get a bit grimy.

    Price: £4.96 for two.

    13. Bust through that annoying limescale buildup on your shower head in less than five minutes with the help of this fast-acting spray.

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    Spray some of its enzyme-packed formula onto any affected surfaces and a thick foam will come out, which then works its limescale-destroying magic within five minutes.

    Price: £2.00.

    14. Ever spent ages scrubbing the spaces in between your tiles only for the grouting to look exactly the same afterwards? This brightening pen is here to solve that problem.

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    Run it along any discoloured grouting for an instant refresh! The formula is antifungal, so the new coating won't get covered in mildew and mould.

    Price: £3.20.

    15. If your fave mug is looking a little worse for wear (we've all been there), it might be time to try this stain-removing powder.

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    The powder inside will wear away the stains and marks caused by buildup without damaging the mug's surface underneath, and it won't leave a bad taste or odour behind either.

    Price: £5.57.

    16. This toilet rim block will release a fresh scent and some powerful cleaning agents every time you flush.

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    Each rim block will last you for up to 240 flushes, so it's a great way to keep your loo fresh between scrubs.

    Price: £2.50.

    17. This magic eraser has wowed reviewers who love how fast-acting it is!

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    This Tough Scrubber sponge from Flash is helpful for getting stains off of walls and doors without damaging your paintwork. You can also use it to clean glass, ceramic, and chrome (among loads of other surfaces)!

    Price: £3.99.

    18. The iconic Tubshroom is a cult-status product for a reason – it's as effective as it is easy to use.

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    If you have long locks or share your shower with other people who do, this Tubshroom is really helpful. It traps all the hair and debris going down your drains, so you can easily pull all that stuff out in one go. It's easy to clean too – just wipe it down when it's full. No wonder this product has gotten a four-star average rating from 37,152 reviews(!!).

    Price: £11.99.

    19. I can't stop thinking about these genius sponges. They'll get rid of the stains and marks from your most-used pots and pans in no time!

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    These flexible sponges will remove everything from limescale to burnt-on food and discolouration using only water. The emery layer on the outside will clean off crusted food, stains, and more, while the high-density sponges inside will polish and clean anything they come into contact with.

    Price: £5.99 for 12.

    20. You'll basically be able to valet your car for less than a tenner with this interior shampoo! It works on all synthetic upholstery.

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    Spray this stuff onto any stained seats, let it soak in, rinse it away, and voila – the fabric will look good as new again! Plus, this spray cleans and deodorises, so your seats will smell as fresh as they look.

    Price: £7.29.

    21. Cleanse AND deodorise your washing machine drum in one cycle with this antibacterial cleaning fluid from Dettol.

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    Its antibacterial formula will clean hard-to-reach dirt from your washing machine drum while also dissolving any limescale that's built up in there. It's really easy to use – just pour some of this stuff into your washing powder drawer and run an empty cycle at 60°C! You can also use it as a regular cleaning fluid on the outside of your washing machine.

    Price: £3.00.

    22. You can't go too far wrong with some powerful cleaning wipes, especially when they're as highly-rated as these ones are.

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    They contain an antibacterial formula that'll clean and disinfect any surface it touches, and the wipes themselves are strong and tear-resistant.

    Price: £9.00 for three packs of 110 wipes.

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