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    27 Things To Help You Spring Clean Every Area Of Your Life

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

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    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 Garcia

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 18 oz or 128 oz)

    2. A cosmetics case if it's time to do a spring cleanout of products you simply no longer use and the ones you do can be efficiently organized in this case.

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    Promising review: "I have really been enjoying having this case. I used to have products here and there and always had to look for them. I now have all make-up items together in one case. I have all new products in the zippered section, and my bottle of makeup is able to stand up straight. Basically, my makeup is totally organized for the first time in a long time. I got makeup on the outside case and surprisingly it wiped off easily. Would definitely recommend this case." —Sharon K

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99 (available in two colors).

    3. A pet-hair remover so you can de-hair your sofa, chairs, and carpet from the built up pet fur that's just been covering anything and everything.

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    Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs absolutely hate the vacuum. So much so they will attack the cleaner head with their vicious bite even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet hair–free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." —Magpie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    4. A garbage-disposal foaming cleaner to refresh the drain and place you pour all your left over 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.

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    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 it from Amazon for $4.10.

    5. A handy cable organizer for keeping your charging cables organized and color coded so you never confuse the phone charger for your headphones charger again.

    Several multicolored leather cord organizers arranged in a circle
    Darrell Standing / Etsy

    Darrell Standing is a small business based in Ukraine and offers a variety of leather handmade goods such as notebook covers and keychains.

    Promising review: "Incredibly fast shipping! These leather cord holders/keepers are great. They are very soft and the snap seems sturdy. No more using twist ties to hold my charger cords. Seller included a personalized note and a couple of extra goodies." —Kim

    Get it from Darrell Standing on Etsy for $3.90+.

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

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    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 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 use to get in grade school to show you all the plaque that was on your teeth..... The product is like that for you tub." —Paul Southwick

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    7. A ladder desk that'll make working from home functional. Use the desk as your new at-home office and you can use the upper shelves for storage! Time to organize and make a space that will have you hitting the ground running this spring.

    Metal desk frame with manufactured wood desktop and shelving
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I moved to a small apartment and needed a desk that is functional, stylish, and small. This ladder desk turned out to be the perfect desk! Exactly what I expected based off of the online pictures and reviews. I highly recommend for a student or anyone who needs a desk in a small space." —Taleen

    Get it from Wayfair for $206.99 (originally $259; available in four colors)

    8. A ceramic plant pot and wood stand for putting your beloved green friend on the pedestal it deserves. It's time to organize your little plant family that's been thrown in the corner of your apartment for a little too long...

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    Promising review: "Love love love this planter! I combined it with others with a similar style throughout a couple spaces in my house and I’m super happy with the results!" —Gabriel Evaristo

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    9. An over-the-seat car trash bag in case you tend to stuff all those used napkins and empty chip bags in your door compartments. This will help keep your car spotless.

    TheModMobile / Etsy, TheModMobile

    TheModMobile is a small business based in Winsted, Connecticut and also has matching steering wheel covers so both your trash bag and wheel can twin!

    Promising review: "This fabulous litter bag has revolutionized my driving experience. I'm no longer drowning in a sea of toddler debris! Beautifully constructed and the perfect size. Thanks :)" —Jordana Wilson

    Get the sunflower one from TheModMobile for $20.

    10. A set of food storage containers to give Khloe Kardashian's organized pantry a run for its money. Keep all your snacky snacks stowed and stored in true The Home Edit fashion.

    Natick 6-container food storage set
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "These containers are wonderful! Since they are rectangular they fit nicely in my cabinets or on my counters. I'm using them for all sorts of dry ingredients. I like that they are made of heavy plastic since glass ones tend to break with the varied ages of the people using my kitchen." —Angie

    Get a set of six from Wayfair for $56.31 (available in two colors)

    11. A portable UV sanitizer bag you can charge and then take with you so you can give your makeup brushes, phone, or car keys a quick clean anytime anywhere.

    homedics uv sanitization pouch
    Homedics

    Basically anything that you can fit inside can be sanitized by the UV lights. It utilizes four UV-C LED lights to help maximize LED coverage and can supply up to 18 sanitizing sessions on one full charge!

    Promising review: "We're very pleased with this portable sanitizer! It's a quick process and we can easily sanitize our keys, glasses, phones etc., after using them in public places. We keep it in our entry way and use it daily. Very good product!" —VickiChick

    Get it from Homedics for $79.99 (originally $99.99; available in three colors).

    12. Or this at-home makeup brush UV sanitizer to disinfect your makeup brushes, because the less germs that are on your makeup brushes the better. Keep this on your vanity for whenever they need a good germ cleanse.

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    Promising review: "This first caught my eyes when I saw how chic and cute it is. Then I found out it actually help sanitize makeup brushes! I wear makeup regularly, but to be honest, I don't clean my brushes frequently enough. I found it kind of frustrating to clean my brushes. Not sure why but it always takes a REALLY LONG TIME for my brushes to dry. This is such a lifesaver as I know I can sanitize my brushes every time I use them with just one click! I don't have to worry about skin issues caused by dirty brushes anymore! It also makes a really good/cute gift. Very happy with this purchase." —CMC

    Get it from Amazon for $89.

    13. A cute hanging basket if you can't be bothered to nail a shelf to your bathroom wall but still need a spot to house your skincare needs.

    hanging basket
    StringSchickShop / Etsy

    StringSchickShop is a small business based out of Ornbau, Germany with a wonderful selection of crocheted items in some of the most darling colors imaginable. If you particularly need a new basket this shop is for you.

    Promising review: "Super pretty basket. Use it as storage for children's hats, etc. in the cloakroom." —Jessica

    Get it from StringSchickShop on Etsy for $17.28+ (available in three sizes and 15 colors).

    14. A storage bean bag chair so your kiddos playroom can be a place they want to spend their time while also keeping it organized and less cluttered. This bean bag chair can store all of their stuffed animals so you can say goodbye to the massive mess that is them laying all over the floor.

    Amazon

    Adults use this for storage, too!

    Promising review: "i bought this so that I could fit all of my extra pillows and blankets when I don't use them. I have to say, this is worked out perfectly. The shape becomes a seater and my kids love to sit on it! it is really comfortable and great material." —Jay

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in two patterns).

    15. A hanger stacker because grabbing one for that new clothing item you bought should be hassle-free. No more trying to find a needle in THAT haystack...

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    Promising review: "We have lots of those velvet skinny hangers. I love them. But I don't love them lying around the bedroom. They're so thin that they get lost on the bed easily, and I even sometimes can't see them when they're on the floor — I've stepped on several and broken them. I wanted a way to corral them all when I found this. For the price, you really can't beat it! My hangers are organized and in one location. The stand is sturdy and practical. I'd buy another one again if I needed it!" —Auburn Sky

    Get it from Amazon for $18.54+ (also available in packs).

    16. A wooden desktop organizer to keep your at-home office free from clutter so you can focus more on work and less about the sticky note, notebook mess staring you in the face.

    wooden desktop organizer
    Amazon

    It only weighs four pounds and is easy to put together, so bringing this to the office is a piece of cake.

    Promising review: "I rarely ever leave a review for anything, no matter how good or bad. But this was really a great buy so I felt compelled to write a review. I received it just yesterday. I easily put it together and immediately brought it to work to put it to use. Every single coworker that walked past my desk complimented just how cute and organized it looked. I was skeptical at first, thinking it looks better in the picture than it might be in reality, but I was very pleasantly surprised. The picture shows just how nice and tidy it made my things, and I definitely think this is worth getting." —R

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in three colors).

    17. Dishwasher cleaning tablets so you can clean the machine that cleans your dishes. You'd be surprised how gross it gets in there after each cycle...

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    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 $9.39.

    18. A grill scrubber makes saying buh-bye to stuck on grease stains a thing of the past.

    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 $8.68.

    19. A set of toilet bombs you can plop in the bowl before giving it a good scrubbing with a brush, or to just give off a nice aroma if it's getting a bit stinky.

    toilet bombs
    Tinatcrafts / Etsy

    Tinatcrafts is a small business that offers a variety of homemade home items like wax melts, room sprays, and bath products.

    Promising review: "Just used my mine! Unicorn dreams smells amazing! The scent itself is strong which is a bonus! Room smells amazing; I’ve just ordered another one!" —Tanisha

    Get a pack of 10 from Tinatcrafts on Etsy for $7.17 (available in 62 scents and two shapes).

    20. A Bissell Spinwave hardwood floor mop – it's clutch for cleaning up tough stains and potential "oopsies" on your floors. This works wonders on tile, linoleum, wood, and other hard-sealed floors.

    bissell spinwave mop
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Most amazing results!. I have tried almost every product on the market over 40 years but this Bissell is the BEST. Shiny and clean for the first time! We have hardwood, no carpet, with 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 $99.99.

    21. A pet essentials cleaning kit that comes with four holy grail products to help you effectively remove urine. These products are plant and mineral-based, eco-friendly, nontoxic, and vegan!

    Skout's honor cleaning kit
    Skout's Honor

    The Skout's Honor Essentials kit includes a stain and odor remover, a urine destroyer, toy and bowl cleaner, and a mini odor eliminator.

    Skout's Honor is a small-business based out of California.

    Promising review: "Oh my goodness!! I swear this stuff is magic. My in-laws' pup pooped on our carpet and we used the things in this kit...holy cow! Odor, stains, everything!! Gone!!! All of us were amazed!! It left the carpet cleaner than it was before and the room actually smelled good. I can't imagine trying anything else ever again!! I'll be a Skout's Honor user for life!!!" —Elizabeth H.

    Get it from Skout's Honor for $39.97.

    22. An eco glass pantry jar so you can be one step closer to organizing your ingredients and spices that are taking up space on your kitchen counter. Snag more than one so they look cohesive next to each other!

    eco glass jars with ingredients inside them
    Freshthinkingco / Etsy

    Freshthinkingco is a small business located in Chester, UK and offers several items that are perfect for organizing your kitchen!

    Promising review: "Fantastic quality product and am already finding excuses to buy some more. Finished off my new kitchen shelving perfectly! Thanks Sophie!" —Cal

    Get one from Freshthinkingco on Etsy for $7.17+ (available in five sizes).

    23. A container of The Pink Stuff cleaning paste that'll clean practically anything. Scuffs on the walls? Dirty stove? Stains on your bath tub? The Pink Stuff will fix all that.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Since moving into this apartment I have gradually come to hate this tub because of the water stains I have tried every product on the market including crazy things from the internet like Coca-Cola, vinegar you name it..this stuff with a couple of swipes/scrubs and a toothbrush for the textured areas completely cleaned my tub in a way that I can only tell you excited me to the core of my being. All I can tell you is buy it and I wish you the best!" —Michelle

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    24. A Petmate pooper scooper for keeping your yard tidy from your pup's little brown presents all over the grass. I keep one of these in my backyard and it's a miracle-worker.

    Pet owner uses pooper scooper in yard
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I used to buy Dogipot waste bags. That can get expensive when you have three large dogs like I do. I scoop as much poop as I can until the swivel bin is about half full, dump it into a trash bag, and continue until the back yard/front yard is spotless and clean. The rake is fabulous for collecting poop when my dogs choose to go in the rocks we have surrounding the pool or the palm trees. Fabulous product and well worth the money." —Natalie Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    25. A carpet shampoo — perfect for a living room refresh because with pets and kids, who knows what discolorations will be found all over that fuzzy floor.

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    Promising review: "After reading the reviews I thought I could at least try it, and holy smokes, this is a miracle cleaner!!! I think I have tried every cleaner on the market for pet stains and nothing ever really works on my carpets. Even if I get it off the top, it somehow comes back up. My crazy dogs hate the rain and they have one spot that they always go on when they decide they are not going outside. I have cleaned the spot probably 100 times. I cleaned this area one time with this cleaner and my spot steam cleaner and it is completely gone! The stain and smell are 100% gone, not just covered up like before, completely and absolutely gone. Miracle cleaner for sure!" —PLLane

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    26. A mini UV light toothbrush cover for helping disinfect your toothbrush head from the potential germs that can fester on your vanity. The rechargeable case will give you up to 30 cleanings on one full charge!

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    Promising review: "Great. I'll take these with me anywhere. Put them in my purse and use them on my toothbrush when I'm traveling or just use it at home. Great idea and I already use a UV light in my house for we will disinfecting. This will be perfect for my toothbrush." —Lorina Rae McMinn

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    27. A Proscenic M6 PRO vacuum that works on bluetooth and syncs up to an app so you can tell it ~exactly~ where you want it to clean. This means you can kick your feet up and finish that new TV show you've been bingeing while your robot friend does the vacuuming and mopping for you!

    Amazon, amazon.com

    This vacuum syncs up to an app on your phone that'll show you a real-time map of your space. If you're only looking to clean one particular area, you can select it in the app and your vacuum will go to town! Whenever the battery level gets low it will make it's way back to the charging dock for a quick recharge and then get back to work after. You can vacuum and mop with this so depending on your chores for the day, this li'l guy can get the work done.

    I personally own this vacuum and I can tell you it works. It works in zig-zag motions to ensure a thorough clean and it picked up a large amount of dust and debris that were sitting on my kitchen floors. It also has a few different noise settings so if you want it to be on the quieter side you can select that option. This is great if you live in a small space and keeping a large vacuum just isn't in the cards with your closet space. Plus this will do the vacuuming for you (a mundane task if you ask me, lol), so you can spend more time on other things. The app is pretty user friendly and I look forward to taking this with me when I move into an apartment space!

    Get it from Amazon for $369.

    Spring is here — AKA no better time to organize every aspect of your life.

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