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    27 Low-Effort Products To Help Keep Your Home Spotless Long After You've Cleaned It

    There's nothing worse than watching The Big Clean go to waste.

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    1. These gel toilet discs will clean your loo for you every time you flush.

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    These lime-scented gel discs come with a push applicator that lets you apply them easily and hygienically (also, it looks super satisfying to use, right?). When water runs over these discs, they release a fresh scent along with some cleaning agents that tackle everything from limescale to small stains.

    Price: £6.38.

    2. Make sure your sink stays clean with these suction-attached drainers! They'll let you clean out things like porridge and bolognese from your pans and then empty the water straight down your drains without having to worry about messing your sink up.

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    You can stick them to everything from tile to metal to glass firmly via their handy suction cups, which makes it easy to move and remove these drainers whenever you like. They fold up when they're not in use for easy storage, and you can use them for so many kitchen tasks it's kind of mind-boggling – they're great for chucking food scraps in, a handy way to filter out the chunks in the water from your used pans, an easy and hygienic place to put your sponges, and so. Much. More.

    Price: £8.59 for five.

    3. Protect your fridge shelves from muck and spills with these non-slip liners.

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    Fridges can get really gross really fast, so it makes sense to create a barrier between your food and the shelves (plus, it means cleaning out your fridge will be easier the next time you do it). Pop them onto your fridge shelves and the textured surface will raise your food away from any moisture – when they're starting to look like they could use a clean, just wash them with washing-up liquid or chuck them in the dishwasher!

    Price: £7.99 for six.

    4. This chopping board catches all the crumbs from your bread as you slice it and gathers them in an easy-to-remove tray underneath.

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    The slats on the top of this highly-reviewed wooden board allows crumbs to fall through to the tray underneath, so your countertops will be protected from crumbs while you're slicing bread. Customers say it's sturdy and keeps their surfaces really clean!

    Price: £9.99.

    5. This fridge deodoriser will draw the excess moisture out of the air in there (plus, it's officially called Chill Bill and I just think it's important for you to know that).

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    Fill this lil' guy with baking soda, stick it in your fridge, and it'll start absorbing all the odours from foods like fish and blue cheese. It's easy to clean, too – whenever you want to refill this penguin-shaped deodoriser, open it, empty the old baking powder out, rinse, and fill it up again!

    Price: £12.18.

    6. Make sure your washing machine and dishwasher stay limescale-free with this magnoball, which will last you for up to five (FIVE) years and requires zero effort on your part.

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    The magnets in the centre of this eco-friendly ball draw out all the limescale and other minerals from the water in your washing machine and dishwasher, turning them into crystals that get flushed out of your appliances instead of building up on their sides in a thin film that's super hard to clean. Chuck it into your machines, leave it and that's it – you're done for years.

    Price: £9.81.

    7. This flexible extender attaches to your tap so you can hose down your sink when you finish the washing-up. It'll help you to clean those hard-to-reach nooks and crannies in your cutlery and crockery too!

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    Washing your sink every time you do your dishes is a much better alternative to waiting until it gets gross enough to scrub it down, which is why this handy extender is so smart. It's got a 360° range of motion so you'll be able to reach all the corners of your sink. Just pull it down when you want to use it, and when you don't, push it back up – your tap will work like it normally does!

    Price: £7.29.

    8. These carpet stain removers mean you don't have to shampoo the whole rug every time you get a little stain on it.

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    They've each got a handy brush at the top of the bottle which lets you apply the cleaning fluid as quickly and effortlessly as possible (plus, your hands won't have to go near the product). Work it into your carpet, leave it for a few minutes, and wipe if off for easy stain removal on a small scale!

    Price: £7.79 for two.

    9. These hob covers are perfect for people who cook a lot, because they protect the top of your cooker from stains, spills, and oil splatters.

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    You can cut these covers to size according to the surface you're covering, and they're incredibly easy to apply – stick 'em on your hob and you're done. They can withstand temperatures of up to 260℃, and can be easily wiped down or cleaned with washing-up liquid.

    Price: £9.99 for eight.

    10. Microfibre cloths are the perfect low-effort way to polish up your glass, metal, and ceramics streak-free.

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    Because the fibres in this cloth are thickly distributed, they'll apply pressure really evenly to any surface you use them on, so they're less likely to leave streaks and marks. Use them dry for mirrors, glass, metals, and more so that your surfaces stay shiny without any need for a full spray (hello, gleaming taps).

    Price: £9.99 for 12.

    11. This pack of two non-slip, non-slide bowls will let your pet eat and drink without spilling water or food all over your floor when they do. They've got over 4,710 reviews with a 4.7-star average rating!

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    Made from durable stainless steel, these bowls have a rubber base which means they won't move around when they're being used. Customers love how spill-proof and easy-to-clean they are!

    Price: £11.29 for both.

    12. Biodegradable cleaning wipes are a great way to touch up everything from your countertops to your tiles between washes. This pack of 450 wipes should last you ages!

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    Made from plant fibres, these wipes are durable enough to withstand some serious cleaning without the waste. They contain no bleach, and are safe for use near babies and in food prep areas (they won't leave any smell or marks behind them, either!). Throw these in the compost when you're done with them and they'll biodegrade along with your banana peels.

    Price: £13.49 for 450 sheets.

    13. Reduce the clutter in your cupboards with this over-the-shelf mug holder.

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    If you've ever gone to the trouble of cleaning out your cupboards, you'll know how quickly they can become cluttered again. This holder doesn't take up as much space as a traditional mug tree, and it'll declutter your cupboard too!

    Price: £10.

    14. Touch up your grouting with this brightening pen.

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    Its anti-fungal and antibacterial formula brightens and cleans your grouting in a couple of easy swipes, so it's perfect if you want to touch up your tiles between heavy washes.

    Price: £3.85.

    15. Make sure your countertops stay clean while you're cooking with this scraps tray, which clips right over your cupboard door for seamless cleaning.

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    This easy-to-clean kitchen accessory is made from a durable plastic, and it's super easy to use too! Put it over a cupboard door near your countertop, close it, and scrape whatever's on your surfaces in.

    Price: £1.79.

    16. Keep your sink unclogged with this push-down strainer that's designed to fit most UK drains.

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    This highly-reviewed sink strainer is made from rust-resistant stainless steel, and it's super easy to remove from your drain whenever you need to empty it! Push this thing down when you want it to act like a stopper, and pull it up again when you want to open your drains but catch all the food before it goes down there, too.

    Price: £5.19.

    17. If you've got pets, it's probably unrealistic to whip out a vacuum cleaner every time they leave fur on your carpet or sofa. This reusable pet hair roller cleans up pet hair effectively without the fuss!

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    Roll it over your soft furnishings and it'll pick up everything from fine hairs to dust (customers say it can pick up really tiny messes). Then, it'll push the buildup into the compartment in its handle, which you can easily empty into your bin when it's full.

    Price: £10.99.

    18. If the mud from your shoes wrecks your carpet, this boot-cleaning doormat could help. It's specifically designed to get rid of dirt and buildup from your soles, and it's gotten some seriously great reviews!

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    Customers are impressed by how effective this shoe-cleaning doormat is! The tufts are tilted upwards so you can drag your soles back against them, brushing mud and dirt off in moments. Drainage holes at the base of this mat allows water to escape through the bottom, so it won't get soggy either.

    Price: £13.94.

    19. Or if you want to tackle the problem at its source, this Boot Buddy will clean your shoes really well.

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    Scrape the muck from your shoes with its plastic side, fill the central compartment with water, and use the brush to get rid of the rest of the mess! Customers love this tool - it's gotten over 1,355 reviews with a 4.6-star average rating - and considering how fast-acting and easy to use this is, it's not hard to see why.

    Price: £14.99.

    20. This shower basket will ensure your shampoo bottles stay off the floor, preventing those messy, gooey product spills that can happen when your bottles are all over the place.

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    You won't need any tools to install this caddy (yesss) – hang it over your shower controls, and you're done! The basket has slots in the bottom for easy draining, too, so you won't have to worry about little sticky puddles building up in the base of it.

    Price: £9.50.

    21. There's nothing worse than taking out your bin bags after a really good clean only to realise that they're full of liquid that's now dripping all over your freshly-washed floors (noooo). This Bin Buddy powder is designed to prevent that problem!

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    The super-absorbent powder soaks up all the excess moisture from your liners, leaving your bin spill-free and leak-free. Pour it into your bin bags and the citronella-scented powder will make them smell fresher, and it can even help to repel flies too!

    Price: £3.49.

    22. These Teflon oven liners will protect the base of your cooker, so you can delay cleaning out your oven for as long as possible (the worst job).

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    They can withstand temperatures of up to 260°C, and whenever they get mucky, you can just remove these liners from the oven and wash them in the sink (yes, please).

    Price: £6.99 for two.

    23. Keep the air in your wardrobe fresh with these hanging dehumidifier bags!

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    Okay, aside from being really cute, these hanging bags are actually really functional too. They're filled with a super absorbent filling that draws the air out of the surrounding area, meaning they'll decrease your chances of getting mould and reduce any musty smells your wardrobe might get from being too humid.

    Price: £5.50 for five.

    24. This robot vacuum cleaner will clear your floors for you while you're away.

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    You can manually program this super-quiet vacuum to clean your home while you're at work, or you could pair it with Alexa or Google Home to decide when, how, and where it's going to run! The sensor in this vacuum means it won't bump into anything, and you can choose a route in your home for this cleaner to work at for up to two hours. Equipped with four cleaning modes, this vacuum cleaner that can be operated by voice commands is basically living in the future.

    Price: £157.99.

    25. These teeny-tiny brushes get into the nooks and crannies of your home that can sometimes gather dust and dirt before the rest of your home does.

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    The gap behind your taps, the rim of your plughole, the base of your toaster, and other hard-to-reach spots can sometimes get grubby faster than the rest of your home, so it can feel frustrating to clean the whole area when just one spot needs a wipe. These incredibly highly-rated tiny brushes solve that problem!

    Price: £5.79 for two.

    26. These drain sticks break down the gunk in your plugs as they dissolve, leaving clearer pipes and a fresher-smelling sink behind them.

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    These enzyme-packed sticks dissolve slowly in your drains, helping to break down gunk and grease as they do so! To use these, put one down your drain, leave it to work its magic, and that's it. Customers say they leave a great smell behind them, and they'll help to keep what's probably the hardest-to-clean part of your kitchen fresh and clear with almost no effort from you. The bumper pack will last you ages, too!

    Price: £9.49 for 72 sticks.

    27. Finally, you can keep your clothes off your floor (and away from The Chair) with this drawstring-top laundry hamper which is as cute as it is useful.

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    This laundry hamper comes in 16 different colours, and its collapsible design means you can fold it for easy storage when it's not in use. With a waterproof lining and a strong-but-soft canvas outside, this hamper has gotten some incredible reviews!

    Price: £12.99.