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24 Amazing Cleaning Products That People Actually Swear By

Your shower scum will be begging for mercy. Begging.

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1. A microfiber mop that'll tempt you to cheat on your current mop and bucket of water.

The swivel handle lets you clean hard-to-reach areas (under your couch! under your TV stand!), while the microfiber cloth ensures a deep clean. Take that, old mop!

Promising review: "This thing is AWESOME! I am a senior citizen with health and strength issues, and was beginning to think I wouldn't be able to mop my floors much longer. Not true! This mop means no more heavy buckets of water to empty, and no more heavy, wet, and stringy mops to deal with. I love this microfiber mop and will never go back to the old way of cleaning my floors. A+++" —Alice Kane

Get it from Amazon for $39.98.

2. A power scrubber to replace the ratty old toothbrush you were previously using to clean the crevices in your home.

The bristles rotate 60 times per second, meaning a dirty grout doesn't stand a chance.

Promising review: "This is an excellent power scrubber. I use it on the grout in the shower, and it immediately took off the dirt, soap scum, and water residue. It left the grout white and like new! Having owned several rental properties, cleaning grout is always challenging; I've used everything from toothbrushes to steam cleaners, and this inexpensive tool did a better job than all of them." —Jefferey W. Lew

Get it from Amazon for $19.33 (available in four different styled brush tips).

While we're on the subject of bathrooms, check out our top picks for the best toilet paper on BuzzFeed Reviews.

3. A stainless steel cleaner not intended to clean the man of steel. You still need to shower, buddy.

But this is good for your stainless steel appliances; get ready for a streak-free clean.

Promising review: "When this arrived, I couldn't wait to get this out of the box and use it! It worked like a charm — gave a streak-free clean, and smells amazing! I joked with my brother and said, 'you know you're an adult when you get excited about cleaning products.' Also cool that the company is based out of New Hampshire, where I was born & raised!" —Kelsie

Get this cleaner (plus a large microfiber cloth) on Amazon for $10.99.

4. A lightweight vacuum that'll suction all the stuff right out of your carpets. And your carpets probably have a lot of stuff.

By stuff, I mean crumbs, dirt, glitter, etc.

Promising review: "I ordered this vacuum because I love the Bisell brand — and oh my goodness, this made such a difference! I am impressed. This machine picked up so much dust that my other vacuum did not; it even made a huge difference in my husband's allergies (he's allergic to my cat)." —Amber Fish

Get it from Amazon for $79.99.

5. A daily spray for anyone who physically shudders at the thought of having to actually clean their shower.,

"You're supposed to clean me, not the other way around." —me to my shower

Promising review: "I have been using this product for about seven years now, and I mean it when I say you will NEVER, EVER have to scrub your tub again. No scrubbing, no kidding! I tell everyone to get this stuff — I even bought a case of it so I could give each of my sisters a bottle to prove how good it is. You won't be disappointed." —Jeanette

Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $39.12 (available in two scents, and an 8-pack).

6. A cleaning mop for anyone who just needs to blow off a little ~steam~. Wink.

This baby cleans sticky, dried-on spots two times faster than your leading mop. No wonder it's

Promising review: "Had I known this steam mop would've done this kind of job on my kitchen floor, I would have gotten it much sooner. It is VERY light and so easy to use — I boil water on the stove, let it cool off, and use that in the mop." —BJ

Get it from Target for $99.99.

7. An upright vacuum that'll clean any floor in your home. Excuse me while I violently throw out my broom and dustpan.

Promising review: " usually go with the cheaper brands, and often times get the average I pay for. Decided to use some tax refund cash on this buy. It was VERY worth the purchase. Our apartment has noticeably cleaner floors, but the SMELL and SINUS clearing power is very evident when we walk in the door. This product is also easy and amazingly convenient to use." —Alex

Get it from Amazon for $299.

8. A heavy duty carpet-stain remover made for good boys; because even they have accidents sometimes.

In addition to getting rid of pet accidents, this cleaner will also remove tough mildew, oil, and mold stains.

Promising review: "Absolutely the best pet stain removal product on the market, in my opinion. I've tried many others but this product far and away exceeds those products"—Amazon Customer

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $18.75 (available in packs of 1–6).

9. A tile scrubber that'll have your shower scum begging for mercy. But that's what they get for invading your shower.

All's fair in love and shower cleaning.

Promising review: "Oh my goodness, I LOVE this scrubber! I received it this morning and immediately cleaned my garden tub with it. What a life and back saver; the head pivots very easily to follow the contours of my tub, it cleans without vigorous scrubbing, and yet the handle is strong enough to allow a harder scrubbing if needed. Why did it take me so long to find this? Definitely worth the price!" —Alexia Newsome

Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

10. A hard-floor cleaner designed to clean your floors like a mop, but better.,

This cleaner has "dual tank technology," meaning it has two compartments for water; it keeps clean and dirty water separate, ensuring that you're not scrubbing your floors with the latter.

Promising review: "My wife bought this and I laughed at her. I’m not laughing anymore. I used to be a carpet cleaner and thought nothing except sanding would fix these untreated pine wood floors. Boy am I wrong." —SkierBrian

Get it from Amazon for $110.70 .

11. A multisurface everyday cleaner that'll leave a light, lingering scent after each use, but will not overwhelm your nostrils!,

Promising review: "Before you start to think this must be a fake paid review...don't. I'm just a regular girl who has become addicted to this product, and to cleaning with it. The scent lingers in my house for days after — but not in an 'in your face' kind of way." —Tina M. Gaspard

Get it from Amazon for $2.99

12. An almond-scented cleaner for anyone who ~wood~ go ~nuts~ at the thought of having clean floors.,

Promising review: "I cannot say enough good things about this cleaner! I am a bit of a neat freak, and need my house to be CLEAN; I have high standards. This really does get grime and dirt off wood floors, while leaving it looking shiny, conditioned, and beautiful. This also isn't a cleaner that makes them look good for a couple hours; they stay great until the next time I clean my floors (once a week or every other). There's also never streaks, white marks, or sticky residue left behind." —Meg Kang

Get it from Amazon for $4.60 (available in 1, 2, and 4 packs).

13. A power scrubbing cleaner that is the equivalent of laundry day for your carpeting.

An automatic detergent mixing system ensures that your carpets get *just* the right amount of detergent needed. It also has 7,400+ five star reviews!

Promising review: "My previous carpet cleaner was a very expensive vacuum cleaner which worked great. When it finally died, I decided to go cheap and get this one instead; this carpet cleaner is so much better than my old one ever was. So happy I didn't get a more expensive one." —rdgit

Get it from Amazon for $149.99

14. A soft-bristled broom designed to remove just about everything from your upholstery and carpet. That includes pet fur, dirt, and lint.

Use this broom on hardwood floors OR use its built-in squeegee to clean windows.

Promising review: "I have two cats and hardwood floors throughout my home, and I have a mild allergy to cats and a moderate allergy to dust. This thing is incredible for cleaning everything! It works so well and, after one thorough cleaning, it only takes me about 15 minutes to sweep my entire house." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.57.

15. An adhesive remover that'll get rid of residue left behind by stickers, labels, gum, glue, mean people, etc.*,

*Will not actually get rid of mean people.

Promising review: "What is this stuff made of? I had all gunk all over my hardwood floors, and Goo Gone took it off in a matter of seconds. Plus, it smells good!" —just bob

Get it from Amazon for $6.88.

16. Microfiber towels for anyone who would like to break up with Bounty. Amicably, of course.

These microfiber towels > paper towels. Goodbye, streaks.

Promising review: "I bought these to keep our appliances smudge and fingerprint-free, but i keep finding new uses for them! They are great quality, affordable, and get multiple jobs done. I use them for dusting, cleaning the counter tops, grabbing dog hair from hard to reach places, wiping down the dash of the car, etc." —Sara Egan

Get a pack of 12 on Amazon for $15.48 (available in 11 colors).

17. A vacuum cleaner for even the hard-to-reach areas of your home; you know, where an alarmingly high amount of dust collects.,

This powerful "lift-away" cleaner lets you remove the canister, so you could vacuum every nook and cranny in your home.

Promising review: "I LOVE this vacuum; it has literally changed my life! It actually picks stuff up from the linoleum instead of blowing it out, and the suction for the carpet is awesome. This is the best thing I have ever bought!" —Korinna

Get it from Amazon for $179.99

18. A disposable toilet cleaning kit designed to clean the crap outta your toilet bowl. Literally.

Clorox / Via Giphy

Are you grossed out by the fact that your old toilet brush is sitting in literal filth? Then this scrubber kit is for you.

Promising review: "Yes! The Clorox toilet cleaners work extremely well, but I've always struggled with how to store the wand and cleaning heads. These wand and head containers are nice looking and very practical; plus, what a terrific price for two wands, two containers, and 12 cleaning heads!" —Laurie N.

Get a two-pack kit on Amazon for $26.67 (available in packs of 2–5).

19. A tub and tile scrubber that's perfect for people who hate to clean. It basically does the job for you.

Sure, you could scrub that soap scum yourself — except it'll take way longer and your back will be in pain. It's inevitable.

Promising review: "If you are like everyone ever, you know that cleaning the tub and sink is one of the most annoying, backbreaking things you can do. After I bought this, I got an amazingly, brand-new looking tub in about 15-20 minutes with my back intact and I actually had fun cleaning! I know, right?" —Maureen Nall

Get it from Amazon for $45.38.

20. An angled broom perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, plus the little corners of your home. Hooray!

Promising review: "I'm old enough to have gone through a bunch of brooms and mops. From experience, I can say, Libman makes the best. They are durable and do the job right without any silly bells and whistles!" — bargainhunterva

Get it from Amazon for $23.95.

21. A multiuse sponge who likes to clean alongside his best friend, Patrick. Recently dyed himself blue.

He is also currently renting his pineapple apartment on Airbnb.

Promising review: "I've tried a lot of sponges over the years, with mixed results. But I find myself coming back to this one over and over. They're durable, easy to keep clean, and really dot he job — you get a standard sponge surface on one side, and a scrubber on the other. I've cleaned non-stick, ceramic, and stainless pans with this, without a scratch left. A package of six will last me at least six months, maybe more if I'm careful. I won't waste my time on any other brand." —L. Mountford

Get a pack of six on Amazon for $9.99 (available in 6, 12, 18, and 24 packs).

And check out our top picks for the best kitchen sponges on BuzzFeed Reviews.

22. A Swiffer Sweeper starter kit that will capture dirt, hair, and dust. Revolutionary. Mind blown.

The dry cloths collect dust and hair, while the wet cloths help you lock away dirt and grime.

Promising review: "This is perfect for wiping muddy and wet paw marks off my hardwood floors between mopping!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $11.94 (available in packs of 1–4).

23. An all-purpose squeegee for anyone who wants their windows and tiles to look ~squeegee~ clean.

Promising review: "I bought this squeegee on Amazon a number of years ago, and have used it in several houses. I use this to remove as much water from the shower or bath area after each shower, because it helps reduce the possibility of mold growing and keeps the moisture level in the bathroom at a lower level." —Iiiireader

Get it from Amazon for $6.99

24. And finally, a llama duster for anyone who doesn't have a whole llama love for dust.

Get it from Firebox for $18.69

*me cleaning my room with all these new products*

Procter & Gamble

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The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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