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    30 Products For When You're Really In The Mood To Scrub Something

    Soothe your soul with sparkling floors, smooth skin, and spotless dishes.

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    1. A mini electric power washer that'll shoot off grime wherever you aim it., Amazon

    Use this bad boy to clean boats, motorcycles, RV’s, ATV’s, trailers, decks, barbecues, siding and more. The adjustable spray nozzle allows you to change water speeds and intensity. Plus you can easily wheel it around from one job to another.

    Promising review: "This thing is small, but it has a ton of power! It had no problem cleaning my concrete driveway or the bricks on my front step and house. It does take a little longer since it has a narrower stream, but I bought the deck and driveway attachment and it was quick and easy. It's definitely a great value for the price." —Dan Lingle

    Get it for $77.70 and the driveway, deck, and patio attachment for $11.16, both on Amazon.

    2. A pet fur removal brush best for furniture, carpets, and clothing when your beloved 'lil animal decides to rub up against everything you own.


    This double-sided brush will combat any loose hair that may be collecting on your bed, sofa, rug, or clothes. Just work in the direction of the brush's bristles and sweep against the grain. When the brush is fully covered, insert it into the holder to remove everything and start again!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    3. A wax polish designed to shine wood and enhance its natural grain.


    If your kitchen cabinets or dining table look a bit...faded, then this product is for you! You can apply directly to antiques, door trims, benches, and honestly whatever wood you may have in your home that needs brightening. The beeswax and orange oil will soak in, leaving a protective coat to prevent future drying and deterioration.

    Promising review: "We removed our carpets to find the wood floor underneath was structurally sound, but the varnish had completely worn off in the high traffic areas and had even turned grayish. I expected this product to help the dried out wood, but just one application reversed the graying and made the floor look wonderful! No fumes, no lingering smell, no slippery silicone slick, nothing negative to say about it at all!"seashore6

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in multiple sizes and quantities).

    4. A magnetic scrubber for those incredibly hard-to-reach nooks and crannies in glassware.


    The nubbed pieces won't scratch what you're scrubbing, but will remove tough stains.

    Promising review: "Wow, this thing is great!! Since there are no moving parts to wear out and no power source, it will stay useful for years without dying on me. If you have non-metal things you want to wash, and your hands or a brush do not fit, this is your answer. Just slide the smaller part into the glass and then you can use the handle to reach wherever you want." —David Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95+ (available in four colors).

    5. A foot scrubber that'll massage your arch and reach between your toes to remove dead skin. Plus it could improve overall circulation.


    Promising review: "I received this product very quickly, and found it super flexible and easy to clean. It comes equipped with a loop on the top so you can hang it and let it air dry. It suctions evenly to my bathtub and stays in place until I remove it. The soap is dispersed evenly and the nubs provide a nice massage. I can reach my toes to clean thoroughly. I feel like this would be great if you can't reach your feet easily or have trouble balancing. This would also be good for an outdoor shower or to get all the sand off your feet if you're at the beach."Mo

    Get it from Amazon for $14.49 (available in two colors).

    6. A disinfectant spray to help you tackle icky mold and mildew without the use of bleach.


    It also removes grease, stains, and bacteria in only 45 seconds. Try it on tools, tires, vinyl, stainless steel, engines, plastic, rubber, walls and ceilings, concrete, sinks, showers and bathtubs, plus more! It's safe for inside and outside the home (think pool, garage, and office).

    Promising review: "I needed to clean messes and filth off every imaginable type of surface after my filthy tenants moved out. I sprayed this on everything ceiling to floor and simply sponge-mopped the walls. No big muscles needed. Grease, mildew, and built-up dirt of many years wiped right off. Toilet & tiles that I thought would have to be replaced are clean! I will never buy a different cleaning product again." —bg

    Get a 32-ounce bottle from Amazon for $5.28+ (available in one gallon and a pack of four).

    7. An oven cleaner strong enough to remove years worth of baked-on spills. Now you'll actually want to cook!

    This spray will cut through even the toughest of stains and has a zesty lemon scent. It's safe to use without gloves on ovens, broilers, and grills.

    Promising review: "I'm embarrassed because it's been about 6 years since my last oven cleaning. After seeing the results, I couldn't help but spread the word. Sure, it took some elbow grease, but I got the job done thanks to this handy little product. With two treatments, it took me just an hour." —William Fredericks

    Get it from Amazon for $5.97.

    8. A carpet washer so you never have to feel guilty about knocking over your wine again. Even though that truly is an unfortunate event, and I am sincerely sorry.

    My mom and I have used this washer on literally every carpet in my childhood home and it's been amazing. You can see the tank fill with dirty water while you're using it. It's surprisingly satisfying to know how much junk you remove from the carpet. It's also lightweight and easy to carry from room to room. It comes with an instructional book and small bottle of solution to get you started. Attachments include a SpinScrub powered hand tool, a stair tool, an upholstery tool and a crevice tool.

    Promising review: "I love my new carpet cleaner!! It does exactly what it's supposed to do. The two separate compartments for water and cleaning solution is definitely a plus. There's a pour spout on the bottom tank, so I can easily pour the dirty water into the toilet. I did my living room and my childrens' room and they both dried quickly with a regular box fan running. I would definitely buy again. When my niece decided to throw red paint everywhere, this washer did the trick. I'm so grateful." —Kasheena

    Get it from Amazon for $125.99+.

    9. A pair of exfoliating gloves that'll unclog pores and help get rid of ingrown hairs, flaky skin, and stress (because it feels amazing – DUH).

    Promising review: "LOVELY! These gloves are great quality and provide the perfect amount of exfoliation using my normal soap. It's so much easier to use and less abrasive than a loofah. Also, it's great for pre- and post-wax or pre-spray tan." —Katherine E Hamilton

    Get a pair from Amazon for $9.49.

    10. A plant-based spot and odor eliminator wonderful for those with kids who decide that their food looks wayyyyy better on their shirt than in their mouths!

    This spray is made from all-natural ingredients, is hypoallergenic, gluten-free, non-toxic, non-bleaching, biodegradable, vegan, and certified cruelty-free.

    It works on stains from grass, berries, blood, sweat, oil, tomato sauce, watermelon, red wine, mud, cosmetics, pet accidents, and more.

    Promising review: "Holy smokes, this stuff is great! I’m always paranoid to try new detergents or stain treaters because my husband and baby both have super sensitive skin, but this is very gentle and hasn’t caused any issues. And it’s a boss at removing stains. Plus it’s natural, so I feel better about using it. I’ve been raving about it to all my friends! It got these strawberry stains out of my daughter's white onesie, too." —Sizzle

    Get a 25-ounce bottle from Amazon for $11.53+ (available in larger quantities and as a refillable pouch).

    11. An adhesive remover aimed at banishing sticky goo, decals, tape, and gum from unwanted places (like your bedroom window).

    With this, you'll never have to worry about removing price stickers from gifts or drinkware again. It works great on cars, windows, hard and soft surfaces, and fabric.

    Promising review: "It works!! I put some on my window because of the tape residue there. I rubbed it in with a cloth and then took an old credit card I had to scrape the residue off. The difference is amazing." —Djeff

    Get it from Amazon for $7.60+.

    12. A headlight restoration kit to combat foggy, yellowed, and scratched lights so you can drive at night with ease.

    AND IT COSTS LESS THAN $10!! It can be used on plexiglass and plastic surfaces. Upon purchase, you receive three restoration pads of various grits, a spray lubricant, a lens clarifying compound, and a lens sealing wipe.

    Promising review: "I hardly ever give a product five stars, but this one earned it. I put the compound on with a microfiber cloth, buffed it off, then applied the base coat and sealer. Honestly it took longer to tape around the lights than to actually go through the cleaning process. I'm very impressed, and will be buying this again for other cars." —Used Crayons

    Get it from Amazon for $7.29+.

    13. A magic eraser because it will literally get anything off of anything. Seriously. I've used this.


    I use this on my apartment walls to rid of scuff marks. It really is magic, but you can use it anywhere for dirt marks. It's great for showers, tubs, tabletops, ovens, light switches, and more. All you need is a splash of water.

    Promising review: "Mr. Clean Magic Erasers are amazing! I was really surprised how well the eraser cleans. They literally erase dirt, marks on walls and soap scum. There’s not much that they can’t tackle. I love how universal this eraser is; you can use it on almost everything. There is no smell to them which is a plus! The eraser is a good size which it makes it possible to cut in half. I do like the fact that you can re-wet it and use again. It doesn’t take too much strength or effort to get marks off the walls or to clean most surfaces. It doesn’t leave hands dry, nor does it leave any type of residue on them. It’s very easy to use!" —Caligal4life

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $6.82.

    14. A knife and cutlery brush so you never have to worry about accidentally cutting a finger off when washing dishes., Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a nice set of knives that cannot go in the dishwasher. In the past, they have accumulated in the sink waiting for me to wash them. They are very sharp and require hand washing, and needless to say I have been careless a few times and cut myself. I ordered this to help wash them quicker and safer and so far I love it! I'm at a much lower risk of cutting myself when washing the sharp blades, and love that the bristles on both sides make cleaning faster. The brush is somewhat flexible which allows you to apply a little pressure if needed and it washes large and small knives with no problem." —Kickinint

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two colors).

    15. A gutter mop perfect for banishing black streaks so you can achieve pearly white gutters to increase your home's curb appeal.


    When you're done, just wash and dry for the next use!

    Get it for $22.97 and the extension pole for $22.20 (available in five lengths), both on Amazon.

    16. A face exfoliator to eliminate *annoying* breakouts and keep your skin feeling silky smooth. It's dermatologist tested and made without plastic beads.


    Promising review: "I have used this face wash for over 10 years. It is the ONLY product that has consistently and successfully controlled my oil and kept my breakouts to the minimum, without over-drying my skin. I love the tingling sensation and exfoliating beads. The new formula has beads that are biodegradable, so it is better for the environment." —HLT

    Get it from Amazon for $6.14.

    17. A bottle brush cleaner because honestly when's the last time you sufficiently cleaned your reusable water bottle??? NEVER, PUT YOUR HAND DOWN.


    If you've ever noticed a ~weird~ smell coming from your water bottle, then this is for you. This brush will hit all those deep down spots that your hand (and sponge) can't reach.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    18. A car polisher that'll buff out some scratches, restore shine, and remove paint marks.

    Promising review: "This was the first time I had ever attempted a project like this and I was able to get great results without any special tools. I just used the polishing pad included, a microfiber towel and some high grit sand paper for the tougher spots. Everything worked out well. The pictures speak for themselves. This stuff works!" —TEXAS95

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    19. A swimming pool brush effective against built-up algae. Now you can doggy paddle with peace of mind.


    This curved brush is fantastic for getting into corners. Just a note: be careful with vinyl pool liners. The nylon and wire bristles are sharp!

    Get it for $15.99 and the extension pole for $21.23, both on Amazon.

    20. A jewelry polishing cloth so impressive you literally won't believe your eyes. Plus it's made of cotton so it won't scratch a single piece.

    Promising review: "This cloth is large enough for silverware or small enough for delicate jewelry. It arrived in great condition. I cleaned my necklace with easy strokes of the cloth. It didn't take much time either. I love it! The difference is striking." —Joe

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available individually or sold as a set of three).

    21. A pumice stone with a handle to fight hard-water stains while protecting your hands.

    Promising review: "I tried everything to get rid of the yellow stains that have accumulated in my bathroom sink over the years. I still can't believe my eyes, but this pumice stone removed almost every stain. And it didn't harm my sink's surface at all. It's absolutely amazing. It's easy to use. As it scrubs away the stains, the stone dissolves away. To clean my sink, it only took a few minutes and it used maybe about 5% of the stone." —Jheneya

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available individually or as a set of two).

    22. A bottle of Bar Keepers Friend because everyone deserves a bestie who will clean up after them when they horribly burn their food while cooking.

    Use this cleaner for kitchen cookware, cooktops, stainless steel appliances, copper pans, sinks, bathtubs, shower stalls and more. Plus when you purchase, you get a non-abrasive cloth that won't fall apart or build up smells like some dish sponges.

    Promising review: "I saw a whole bunch of reviews and recommendations for this product. I was skeptical at first, but I’ve got a Cuisinart pan that I burnt my frittata in. I tried soaking it overnight in dish detergent, giving it a good scrub, and then throwing it in the dishwasher. No luck! So I grabbed the Bar Keepers Friend and used that. It was ridiculous how easy the pan cleaned!! I’m super impressed with the product." —Huong

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three versions and with a deep clean brush set).

    23. A makeup brush cleaner that'll suction to your sink so you can wash every brush in just a matter of seconds.

    This is a two-piece set! You get one larger suction pad and one smaller that also fits securley in your hand.

    Promising review: "This mat is amazing. I took it for a spin today and was very happy with the results. I usually have to put in quite a bit of elbow grease to clean my foundation brushes, but this made the process super easy and much faster than usual. The suction cups kept it steady in my sink. And the shipping was pretty quick. All in all, I love it!" —Quianna M.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six colors).

    24. A microplane foot file designed to save you *hundreds* of dollars on pedicures and callus removers.

    Nothing makes you feel better than clean and smooth feet, amiright?!?!?

    Promising review: "This transformation took less than 5 minutes for each foot! If you're looking to make your feet look like feet again, then don't even look at a single other product. At this price point, it can't be beaten either. This thing gave me immediate results. I am a barefoot runner and weightlifter, and the accumulation of 21+ years of callouses are now eliminated." —Jacob

    Get it from Amazon for $7.86+ (available in larger quantities).

    25. An all-purpose powder able to clean really anything, but that works especially well as prep for waxing or repainting.


    It won't streak and can be used on almost any surface.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.75+ (available individually or as a set of two).

    26. A bottle of basic dish soap for when you want to get ~down and dirty~ with your dishes.


    Mrs. Meyer's dish soap is not tested on animals or made with artificial colors. It's paraben-free and contains plant-derived ingredients.

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $10.99+ (also available as a pack of six).

    27. Speaking of dirty dishes, this soap-dispensing brush will work wonders on pots, pans, and everything in-between.


    I own one of these and absolutely love it. The handle makes controlling the brush very easy. I refill it with soap maybe once a month, and can change the brush head whenever I feel it's getting too dirty. It just pops right off. An added bonus? The scraper on the backside of the brush helps fight caked-on food.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    28. A microfiber cloth so ultra soft, it won't scratch paint or mess up furniture finishes. It even absorbs eight times its own weight!


    Get an assorted pack of 24 towels from Amazon for $9.46+ (available in larger quantities in white, blue, and yellow).

    29. A pair of mop socks because you haven't truly scrubbed your floors until you've rocked out in these babies like Mrs. Doubtfire.


    Don't get your socks dirty! Ditch 'em for a pair of these so your floors shine faster.

    Promising review: "I know I look silly, but I wear these all the time around the house. We have a lot of tile and wood and I find I even have more stability when I’m wearing them. I just throw them in the wash and put the next pair on when they're dirty. I can really see how much dirt they cleaned without me having to do anything but walk around!" —Lisa

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in three colors).

    30. And finally, a gap cleaner for all those impossible-to-reach places that collect dust, grime, and other disgusting stuff I don't even want to explain.


    Clean your sliding window and door tracks, crevices around your sink, your air vents, and those annoying gaps in your stovetop. The curved handle allows you to properly grip the brush without blocking your view.

    Get it from Amazon for $4.98 (available in three colors).

    Get scrubbing, peeps!!

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