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    29 Cleaning Products To Try If It's Time To *Finally* Tidy Up Your Home

    If you've been procrastinating to clean up your space...you may wanna read this post.

    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. A garbage disposal foaming cleaner to refresh the drain — aka the place you pour all your leftover noodles that linger on your plate after dinner. Keep the garbage disposal squeaky clean so you can continue to use it in all your lazy glory.

    a moving gif of the blue foaming cleanser at work in a sink
    Amazon

    Look at that foam go!

    Promising review: "It seems counterintuitive to put a little packet down your garbage disposal to clean it, but this does actually seem to work, at least for getting out weird smells that baking soda and vinegar don't really touch. I scrub the sink down first, especially around the garbage disposal area, rinse it down, and then just follow the directions on the package. I have used it with single, large-size sinks and with double sinks — only difference is that the double sink will have blue cleaning foam rise up the drain, which you rinse away when the disposal sounds clear again. I have tried the foaming cleaner in a can, but unfortunately it stopped coming out of the can about 10% of the way through. Went back to this tried-and-true." —KS

    Get a pack (four uses) from Amazon for $3.98.

    2. A pack of Elephant Trax labels that you adhere to storage bins and boxes and sync to an app so you can keep track of what you have stored inside! 

    reviewer image of labels
    app that is associate with labels to show what is stored in box

    Promising review: "I am so glad I ordered an extra pack of these. My goal for January was to organize the basement. I have TONS of plastic bins and whenever I need something, I have to open each to find what I’m looking for. I took a few hours the first weekend cleaning out and organizing everything and the bins. I took pictures of the contents of each bin, put one of these stickers on each bin, then associated the pics with the sticker’s QR code and voila, done. IF YOU LIKE TO BE ORGANIZED, GET THESE STICKERS!" —Fred Labro

    Get a pack of 40 from Amazon for $7.99 (also available in larger quantities).

    3. A jetted-tub cleaner so the next time you marinate in a bubble bath you can ensure that the water will be crystal clear.

    a model pouring the green liquid out of the oh yuk bottle
    a reviewer's tub filled with suds and brown rust-looking suds from inside the jets

    Promising review: "My wife told me we had to really clean what appeared to be a clean tub. We moved into a house where the previous home owners were not the best cleaners. She had me get this product based on reviews. My one complaint is the label needs to be bigger. OH YUK is not enough. OH YUK YOU MIGHT BARF might be better. I think someone had a bowel movement in my bath tub plumbing and this is the only product that takes it out. It appears we have seven years of crud in the pipes. The feces-colored film that this products gets out of your pipes will make you a believer. The first use it released so much toot film that we felt like we needed to have another round of cleaning. After losing a bet I had to stick my hand in the water to drain it. Wiping off all the released film we filled the tub again. Just turning the jets the water seemed to be clear. However before I was going to ever get into this thing I wanted to do a second round of YUK treatment. Once again in full force it appeared that someone had the squirts in the tub as sludge came flowing out of the pipes. We're going to have to run this a few times before we use the tub. Remember those pink tablets that you used to get in grade school to show you all the plaque that was on your teeth...this is like that for you tub." —Paul Southwick

    Get it from Amazon for $17.84.

    4. Dishwasher cleaning tablets for cleaning the machine that cleans your dishes. You'd be surprised how gross it gets in there after each cycle...

    A reviewer's dishwasher covered in residue, both on the door and the interior, with the text
    The same spots on the dishwasher looking much shinier, with the majority of the residue gone, with the text

    Promising review: "Worked very well! We’ve lived in our home a while, and small remedies haven’t done much to help clean the dishwasher. I finally decided to give a cleaner a try, and this one worked exceptionally well. The pics above are after one use of two packs (as per instructions for a particularly dirty washer). I'll definitely be getting more when I run out to help maintain a cleaner dishwasher!" —chocobeanie

    Get a pack of six tablets from Amazon for $8.99.

    5. A grill scrubber that'll make stuck-on grease stains a thing of the past. Now the next time you grill up some burgers, you won't have a ton of burnt bits  from the last time you grilled sticking to your food.

    grill scrubber cleaning grill stains
    Amazon

    Promising review: "My grill accumulated a lot of crud as a result of many cookouts. I tried to keep it as clean as possible with a wire brush and various cleaning pads and cleaners. I never could get the rack and grates to look like new. There was always a layer of permanent food residue, carbon, and other debris that defied removal. I decided to give the Magic Stone Grill Cleaner a shot. Surprise! Surprise! This is truly a magic stone. It removed everything from the grill parts that I worked on and left them looking like new. The cleaning process did put grooves in the bottom of the stone and that helped to get the sides cleaned off as well." —Duffer.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    6. A Bissell Spinwave hardwood floor mop for cleaning up tough stains and "oopsies" on your floors. This works wonders on tile, linoleum, wood, and other hard-sealed floors.

    bissell spinwave mop
    reviewer before and after using mop on hardwood floor

    Promising review: "Most amazing results! I have tried almost every product on the market for over 40 years but this Bissell is the BEST. My floors are shiny and clean for the first time! We have hardwood, no carpet, and three dogs and seven cats. Quiet and so easy to use. I used wood floor solution on wood and pet solution on bathroom and kitchen tile. Even cleaned grout lines nicely. Would give 10 stars if able!" —C.A. Shaheen

    Get it from Amazon for $102.99.

    7. Or this spin mop cleaning system so you no longer have to cry over spilled milk (seriously). This mop and bucket combo allows you to mop, rinse, and wring out excess water all in a few seconds. No more dragging a sopping wet mop across the floor. And it works with just plain old water! No harsh cleaners needed.

    gif of reviewer using mop and spinner
    reviewer image of mop

    Promising review: "I know it is hard to be obsessed with a mop, but as a working mom of three little messy kids this thing is an absolute lifesaver! It is SO EASY and cleans so well! I recommend this mop to everyone." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.97.

    8. A 2-in-1 keyboard and screen cleaner if you're tired of looking at your laptop screen through cloudy fingerprints.

    Promising review: "This is the second one that I have purchased because I LOVE IT! I love fact that it is small and compact enough to either sit on my desk at home or fit in my desk at work. I also enjoy the fact it is dual-sided — one side to wipe the screen and the other to brush away dust, dirt, food crumbs from my keyboard. It is a great buy and worth it. Not to mention it is made by a company with quality products, Oxo." —Kiki.L.G

    Get it from Amazon for $11.95.

    9. A Flush 'N Sparkle Toilet cleaning system to install in your toilet's water tank so the bowl stays just as clean as the last time you scrubbed it. These cartridges last up to three months! The bleach cleansers will make your porcelain throne sparkle and shine with each and every flush.

    flush 'n sparkle kit
    reviewer image of flush 'n sparkle kit in water tank of toilet

    Promising review: "I have one of those water saver toilets. It was almost impossible to keep clean. While this cleaning system doesn't completely eliminate the problem, it helps a lot. Instead of needing to clean the bowl daily, I can clean it once a week. I liked it so much, I purchased one for my sister. One of the best features of this system is that it puts the cleaner directly into the water stream instead of into the tank. You don't have to worry about it attacking the metal parts of the tank. It was easy to install. It is real easy to install and replace the cleaning cartridge." —Mikkel

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    10. A blessedly effective  carpet cleaner that'll have you saying, "What sorcery is this?!" You'll never have to call Stanley Steemer again.

    Sunny & Honey is a family-run small business who prioritizes the health and safety of kids and pets when creating cleaning products. 

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful product. I have an older dog who can't always wait until I get home from work so accidents occasionally happen. I have a Hoover Rug Scrubber and this product is very easy to use with my machine. Carpet Miracle works amazingly well on stains and odors, even those that have set for a while. I did the carpet in the 'room of shame' twice just to be sure, although for normal soil and odors once should be more than enough. It leaves behind a wonderful clean, fresh scent, and the carpet feels and looks wonderful. I plan on continuing to use this product to keep my carpets clean and my home smelling fresh." —Vicky Faurot

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    11. A glass cleaner because if you haven't been squeegeeing your glass doors after each shower, odds are there are a large amount of hard water stains just lurking on them. This glass cleaner will get them squeaky clean in no time. 

    Reviewer photo of dirty glass shower door
    Reviewer photo of same shower door after cleaning with Rain-X cleaner

    Promising review: "This product works beautifully. I tried a lot of products to remove the hard water from my glass shower. I have to admit — the first time I used it with a cloth, it was not very effective. The second time I used a nonabrasive sponge for glass. It turned out beautiful, just like the first day the glass was installed." —EJP

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    12. A can of Bar Keepers cookware polish for keeping your pots and pans free from grease stains and most definitely the baked-on tomato sauce you just can't seem to scrub off...

    It's great for removing food stains, grease, rust stains, and lime buildup!

    Promising review: "I love this product! I recently got new pots and pans that I absolutely love. They're stainless steel and I love the way they look. Unfortunately, I've burnt something on just about all of them, but this really helped to clean them up. I put this powder on the wet pans and use steel wool to scrub out any stains. It's amazing! You don't even have to scrub super hard. Overall, I love this product and it will forever be part of my cleaning routine!" —KARINA

    Get it from Amazon for $6.84.

    13. A cleaning spray that'll assist you in finally cleaning out your car, particularly those baked-in stains that have been marinating in your back seat for months.

    a reviewers' stained back seat of their car
    the same reviewer's car seats looking clean

    Car Guys' Super Cleaner can be used on upholstery, canvas, leather, vinyl, plastic, and rubber.

    Promising review: "I have used every product that you can find on the shelves of your local store. When I sprayed the cleaner on the light beige interior of a 25-plus-year-old car, the interior turned to its original color. After years of detailing, I had assumed at this point the color was set and that's it — not with this stuff. While cleaning it I literally said out loud, 'No way, no way,' because I was in disbelief at how amazing it worked, and the results are in the compliments I receive from friends." —Andrea

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    14. A cacti-themed bottle cleaning brush set because your sponge is just NOT going to get the job done when it comes time to clean that pile of baby bottles. This comes with a variety of different brushes so you can get every nook and cranny.

    reviewer image of the cacti brush set in the white container
    reviewer image of the brush set out of the container, showing the different types of brushes

    Promising review: "I have to leave a good review for this little brush set! It comes exactly as stated and is very well made for the price! I'm a plant lady, and when I became a mother I was sure hoping they had something for me! I can say I am seriously so obsessed with these it’s unreal. 😂 " —Alex

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in three styles).

    15. A box dishwasher detergent pods so your glassware can emerge from their wash cycle looking fresh and new. These won't leave a gross film on your plates like some other detergents do PLUS they smell so citrus-y good.

    the lemon dishwasher pods displayed next to a sliced lemon
    Dropps

    Dropps is a small business based in Philly whose mission is to sustainably create eco-friendly and powerful cleaning products.

    Promising review: "If everyone were to buy their dishwasher soap this way our earth would be a much healthier and happier place. This product out-cleans any other product on the market plus all is environmentally friendly! I love that the packaging is recyclable and earth friendly soap! Outstanding!" —Stray Cat Rescue Associates MN 

    Get 32 pods from Amazon for $13.75 (available in two scents).

    16. An all-natural oven scrub that features gritty pumice stone for an intense, much-needed scrub-a-dub-dub for that cloudy oven door window.

    Gif of model using towel to wipe up oven scrub
    oven scrub container
    Everneat / Etsy, Everneat / Etsy

    Everneat is a small Etsy shop based in Fairfield, Connecticut that specializes in cleaning products.

    Promising review: "Finally tackled the rings on our stove top with this scrub and a reusable paper towel (as I was worried about using a scourer on an easily scratched surface) and the rings came right off! These are those 'oh, crap, the pot boiled over' rings that I ignored that lead to my stove top looking a bit crusty. The oven scrub ate them right off and left my oven and stove top looking great." —Jessie Bono

    Get a plastic jar from Everneat on Etsy for $19.99 (available in three scents and a glass jar option).

    17. A Wet & Forget shower cleaner to tackle the gunk and stains that have been overstaying their welcome in your tub or shower. Spray it on, let it sit for a few hours (some reviewers left it on for 24 hours), and then rinse or wipe it clean! 

    Promising review: "I have been having shower draining issues so there was a buildup of soap scum in my shower. I have a very weak stomach and cleaning the shower makes me physically ill. I have tried several products that have claimed to be no scrub/wipe but this has been the only one that has worked. I sprayed it after my shower and left it to sit until the next night. Found that A LOT of the grime had disappeared. Now, was it perfect? No. But I think with consistent use it will get there. Highly recommend this product." —KZ

    Get it from Amazon for $19.74

    18. A bottle of Folex carpet stain remover so the next time the kiddos make a total mess (because you know it's inevitable), you'll have a stress-free way to clean it up. Juice stains, paint, and any other stain they could possibly cause, won't stand a chance against this effective cleaner. 

    red salsa all over carpeted stairs
    the same stairs now stain and salsa free

    Promising review: “I have a 4-year-old daughter that loves to color on my furniture and drop juices on the carpet. I love this product, because it's easy to use, does not have a strong smell, and it works within a second. After spraying, I use a damp cloth to remove any paint color or juice stain from the carpet or furniture. My new obsession is cleaning up the light interior carpet of my car and it makes it looks so clean just like the first day I picked up my car from the dealership." —Rubina Rosario

    Get it from Amazon for $12.63.

    19. Or a compact carpet cleaner in case the spill happened on your upholstery and you're not about to dump a whole bottle of cleaning spray on it. This is the route to go if you have a stain that's been sitting for a bit too long and it's not exactly fresh. I've used this to remove difficult dog poo stains and it works wonders.

    Model using Bissell Little Green cleaner on carpet
    GIf of Amazon reviewer using Bissell Little Green machine on black fabric

    Promising review: "I'm very impressed by the Little Green's performance both on small jobs and slightly bigger tasks. It's taken the milk and snack stains out of my carpets in seconds, removed a pet accident completely with no odor or stain remaining, and removed stains from my car's seats and carpets that I couldn't get out no matter when I tried! I've also got all of the dirt/stains out of my microfiber couch and recliner with just a bit of elbow grease. Not bad for stubborn stains more than 4 years old! The machine is ready to go in under a minute. Seriously, all you need to do is unscrew the formula tank's cap, pour formula to the fill line, add warm water to the second fill line, replace the cap, and pop the tank back in. That's it. You're ready to go." —Sms103

    Get it from Amazon for $120.99.

    20. An Angry Mama steamer to do your microwave cleaning sesh for you. Fill her up with vinegar, water, and lemon juice, and then pop her in the microwave to get to work. Go put your feet up while Mama cleans your microwave for you. (Ah, the life).

    reviewer's dirty microwave with the Angry Mama inside of it
    the same microwave now clean after using the Angry Mama

    Promising review: "LOVE this purchase!! I wish I had taken a before picture. My disgusting roommates destroyed our microwave; it was filthy. They would’ve never cleaned it since they’re slobs but this purchase saved me SO much time. All the food came off very easily and it looked brand new after! Amazing, wish I could give it 10 stars." —Marissa

    Get it from Amazon for $8.39+ (available in four styles).

    21. An ink and stain remover that can even tackle permanent marker stains you may or may not have gotten on that new pair of jeans...

    Promising review: "Amodex took ink out of my expensive scrubs. A pen leaked in my pocket and made a thick glob of ink stain on the scrub jacket and a little on the pants. After using the Amodex and washing in cold water, there is no evidence of a stain and the fabric looks exactly how it looked before the stain. There was no damage or discoloration of the fabric. Thank you, Amodex. This product just saved me the $75 that it would have cost to replace the scrubs." —Michelle hammer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.98.

    22. Bissell Stomp 'N Go Pads for tackling tough, hard-to-remove surface stains like wine, pet pee, mud, blood, and juice. Simply place the pad on the affected area, stomp on the pad, and then leave it be for 30 minutes. Once you peel it off the floor, your stain should have magically lifted — hallelujah!

    reviewer image of pads after cleaning floors
    model using stomp pad on carpet

    Promising review: "OMG I am SO HAPPY that they are making these again. They are the absolute best. Nothing comes close! I even called and wrote to Bissell twice when they discontinued this item asking them to bring it back. Then I bought all I could from Amazon and on eBay. Now they are back! I have an older dog who sometimes has accidents and NOTHING works as well and as easily as these. Some people say they are small but I say they are perfect! In fact, because they are relatively expensive, I cut these into small pieces and use just what I need. If you rub the pad into the carpet it will completely remove the stain. Stomp on it and leave it there. The stain will be gone. I seal the bag with a bulldog clip to keep the remaining pads moist." —kscoco

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $27.48

    23. A pet hair remover if your upholstery is starting to look like it's covered in shag from your pets shedding so much. Roll this bb around and pick up every last piece of hair.

    Reviewer showing opened ChomChom full of pet hair
    Reviewer using ChomChom to remove pet hair from black fabric

    Promising review: "I was cautiously optimistic, but this tool is as effective as everyone is saying. My couches, and especially my recliner, look brand new. It takes little to no effort to use. Just use it in a 'scrubbing' type motion and it catches and traps the fur (and other small debris, such as crumbs...) in the little compartment. Pop it open, empty it out. Done." —Ian K.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.95.

    24. A pumice stone in case your toilet is looking, how do we put this...nasty. This will help scrub away all those rusted stains that make your toilet look disgusting.

    Promising review: "We rented a home and the toilets were disgusting. Someone suggested a pumice stone and let me tell you it was amazing!! The picture is after just five minutes with the stone. I tried bleach, every toilet bowl cleaner available, and countless hours of scrubbing to no avail...but this stone worked instantly! I will be buying several more!! The stone does dissolve when scrubbing so you need a couple. I was able to do almost two toilets completely that looked awful with one stone!!" —Crista

    Get it from Amazon for $11.12.

    25. A set of reusable microfiber mop pads that'll fit perfectly on the Swiffer mop you already own and will help you create less waste than the throwaway ones you've probs been using up 'til now.

    the pad on a reviewer's swiffer
    a different reviewer's mop pad covered in dust