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    19 Products Under £4 That Might Make You Actually Want To Do Chores

    Cheap AND motivational? Yes, please.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. This fabric comb will remove the bobbles from your fave clothes in a few easy (and deeply satisfying) swipes.

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    Simply run it over your clothes and it'll pick up and remove bobbles as it goes along the fabric. I've used this on my most delicate garments without any damage, and it's completely reusable!

    Price: £3.49.

    2. If you're tired of cleaning your loo only to realise that bleach won't budge the limescale buildup at its base, this highly effective pumice stone is here to help.

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    Just wet this cleaning block, rub it over your grossest surfaces, and then rinse or wipe the dirt away – it's really easy to use, and it'll work on your ovens and barbecues too (although obviously you'll require different pumice stones for different jobs!).

    Price: £2.40.

    3. It'll be much easier to make your bed in the morning when you use these elastic sheet suspenders.

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    They attach to the sides of your sheets via secure clips, and the elastic fasteners make these suspenders perfect for any size of bed.

    Price: £2.49 for four.

    4. This Bar Keeper's Friend cleaning powder will make your grimiest kitchen utensils look as good as new again, so you'll be motivated to get cooking!

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    I'd nearly given up on this (frankly gross) baking tray and decided as a last resort to give this cleaning powder a go. It's easy to use – just place it into the tin and scrub before rinsing the grime away!

    Price: £2.00.

    5. This mini dustpan and brush set is perfect for windowsills, behind your taps, along your toaster, and more. It's so adorable you'll want to use it all the time!

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    It's a great way to tackle the hard-to-reach areas in your home, and the scoop fits into the handle of the brush for easy and compact storage when it's not in use.

    Price: £2.79.

    6. This waste scraps bin clips over the top of the cupboards under your countertops, so your meal prep will become as fast and efficient as possible.

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    Save yourself the time, effort, and mess of carrying all your food waste over to the bin with this bad boy!

    Price: £2.99 each.

    7. Get the gunk out of your microwave with this (oddly charming) 'angry mother' cleaner.

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    Just add some water, vinegar, and a bit of lemon juice to this cleaner, whack it in the microwave, and let it run for a couple of minutes. The steam it releases will loosen the grime from the sides of your microwave so you can wipe it down really easily!

    Price: £3.49.

    8. This reusable owl-shaped bag will make going to the supermarket a hoot (I'm so sorry).

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    It folds into a lil' owl shape when it's not in use (I mean, what more could you want?!).

    Price: £1.91.

    9. Your stainless steel surfaces will sparkle after you use this specially-designed cloth on them.

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    This clever cloth will clean your stainless steel surfaces using only water! It won't leave any streaks or residue behind, and it's completely machine-washable too.

    Price: £1.99.

    10. Remove the limescale from your kettle with this descaler ball. Just drop it in and continue using your appliance as normal – it's so low-effort that it won't even feel like a chore!

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    Mineral deposits will collect in between its mesh wires rather than building up in your kettle. You'll be able to remove and rinse it quickly and easily when it starts to look full!

    Price: £1.99.

    11. Add some fun to your food prep with this incredible timer that changes colour according to how cooked your eggs are.

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    Chuck this genius gadget into the pan and its heat-sensitive display will change colour as your eggs cook. It's made from food-safe polyresin, and people say it's actually really accurate!

    Price: £3.28.

    12. Defrosting your freezer will seem about 1,000% more rewarding when you place these frost-preventing liners in it afterwards. They'll prevent solid chunks of ice from forming on your shelves again!

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    Rather than waiting for your drawers to defrost for hours before hacking away at the shelves, you'll be able to just whip the compartments out and rinse the sheets.

    Price: £3.99 for two.

    13. And this protective oven liner will make deep-cleaning your grimiest appliance feel so much more worthwhile, because it'll be ages before you'll have to do it again.

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    It can withstand temperatures of up to 260°C, and you can just clean it with washing-up liquid or pop it in the dishwasher whenever it gets a bit grubby.

    Price: £3.37.

    14. This incredible descaler spray will transform your shower head in no time, removing buildup from its hardest-to-reach nooks and crannies. If the thrill of a gleaming shower head isn't enough to motivate you, the prospect of clearer, better-flowing water just might be!

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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 for five minutes at most.

    Price: £3.00.

    15. You can finally hang up that picture you've had lying around your home for ages with these self-adhesive Command strips.

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    Peel the back off of these adhesive strips, apply them to your wall, and attach the frame or fabric to get that task ticked off of your to-do list! A pair of these hooks will hold up to 5.4kg.

    Price: £3.00 for four pairs.

    16. You'll be able to leave your bins out without having to worry about them being put back in the wrong place thanks to these personalised weatherproof stickers.


    They'll arrive via first-class Royal Mail, and customers say their high-adhesion backing makes them really long-lasting.

    Price: £2.25 for four.

    17. Shake up your laundry routine *and* save some cash by nabbing these inexpensive tumble dryer balls.

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    These balls will speed up your drying time by spinning around your drum, lifting your clothes as they go! This process also works to soften the fabric of your clothes, meaning you'll save on fabric conditioner too.

    Price: £2.32 for two.

    18. The effort-to-payoff ratio of this fast-acting degreaser spray is seriously impressive.

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    The product inside will 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.

    19. You'll feel like a DIY pro whenever you use this grout-reviving pen.

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    Its antifungal formula brightens and cleans your grouting in a couple of strokes, so it's perfect if you want to make the gaps in between your tiles look as good as new again.

    Price: £3.60.

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