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25 Cleaning Products With Dramatic Before-And-After Photos

Proof that your salt-stained suede boots can be SAVED.

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1. A four-sided brush cleaner to get the annoying scuffs and salt lines OFF of your favorite suede shoes. Or bags. Or journals. Or coats. Anything suede, basically.

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This brush has a welt surface, nylon bristles, an arched half circle brush, and a protruding brush that lets you clean different kinds of suede.

Promising review: "BUY THIS THING! I got mud of my new suede boots and thought they were ruined, but this brush completely restored them. I was shocked. I even used it on an old pair of boots from college that I have considered ruined for several years now, and it did wonders on getting rid of the filth on top of the suede. This is absolutely worth getting!" —Gaby Scott

Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

2. A plant-based, natural stain remover basically inspired by Britney Spears' hit song "Non-Toxic."

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Incredible jokes aside — this product is tough on stains, but safe for your household.

Promising review: "I had some super nasty dress shirts that I was about to throw away. No matter how much I washed them, my antiperspirant deodorant was caked up inside the armpits and actually smelled like someone with rank armpits just took it off (not me certainly!?). I put two squirts of this stuff under each armpit and rubbed for about 15 seconds each. Then I tossed all the shirts in the floor for the night, still wet. The next morning, I washed them, took them out of the dryer, and I couldn't believe that the shirts looked and smelled brand new. I love this stuff!" —Don K.

Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

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

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This stainless steel cleaning spray also comes with a handy dandy microfiber cloth.

Promising review: "When this arrived, I couldn't wait to get it out of the box to use it! It worked like a charm: streak-free and smells amazing! I actually joked with my brother about how you know you're an adult when you get excited about a cleaning product." —Kelsie

Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

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4. Restore kit wipes that'll have your headlights singing, "I can see clearly now, the accumulated dust and dirt is gone."

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Promising review: "AMAZING! I didn't expect much, but after the first headlight, I was blown away! I ended up doing three cars before the wipe dried up. I'm a customer for life." —Semir

Get it from Amazon for $10.71.

5. A jewelry cleaner designed to help your bling bling...well, bling. This gets rid of all the trapped dust and dirt that dulls shine.

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Promising review: "I love this cleaner. It works great! My engagement ring had gotten a little dull due to dust/skin cells/whatever underneath the diamond, but this product made it look just like the day I got it!" —ylime08

Get it from Amazon for $6.74.

6. A power scrubbing cleaner and vacuum that is the equivalent of laundry day for your carpeting.

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An automatic detergent mixing system ensures that your carpets get *just* the right amount of detergent needed.

Promising review: "The carpet in our house is fairly old and needs replacing, but with three young children, we have decided to wait before buying a new one. You can only imagine how BAD it really is. I can't brag ENOUGH about this wonderful machine! All I can say is BUY THIS NOW!" —BusyMama

Get it from Amazon for $149.99

7. A non-abrasive cleansing and polishing powder — it'll be perfect for porcelain, copper, glass, tile, stainless steel, plastic, and brass.

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Promising review: "Yes! This turned my nasty yellow bathtub white again! I don't have to keep my shower curtain closed anymore while I have guests come over because I don't have to be embarrassed by my tub. You do have to scrub, but it WORKS and I'm really happy with the result!" —Cassie B.

Get a pack of six from Amazon for $17.35.

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8. A wine stain remover for when your red, red wine doesn't want to stay close to you. Give it some space.

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Promising review: "I fell in love with this product some 15 years ago, and I am so very happy that it's still available in the same wonderful formula as ever. I have seriously poured red wine over a white comforter to demonstrate how great this is to a friend once. It is a miracle in a bottle! We use it for all sorts of cleaning on materials around the house, and one bottle has last us years! This is definitely a product every home should have." —Melanie Nolen

Get it from Amazon for $5.18.

9. Dishwasher cleaner and disinfectant because HOW can you have clean dishes if the dishwasher itself is dirty?!!?

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This magic stuff removes lime build-up AND is designed to disinfect against E. Coli and salmonella.

Promising review: "I waited a while to publish this review to make sure it was not a fluke. And here I am!! We moved to our new apartment a couple months ago, and every time I took the dishes out of the dishwasher, they smelled like fish dirt. It was horrible! I used one bottle of this, and can't believe how clean my washer is now. Anyways, its been over a month since I used this, and there's still NO smell at all! I am so happy!" —LovingMotherhood

Price: $13.29

10. A tile brush because getting rid of the grime grout in your bathroom is HELLA hard. This makes it so much easier.

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Promising review: "This is just what you need to clean your grout lines in the quickest way possible! I don't know what we were thinking when we decided to put subway tile in our shower, but we did, and cleaning the grout lines can be a very time-consuming job. But this brush really did a great job and sped up the process!" —Amanda E. King

Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

11. A mink oil to restore leather AND condition it at the same damn time. You know, to prevent future scuffs and damage.

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Promising review: "This brought back three pairs of my boots from the verge of death. The boots were dried out and stiff with age and neglect, but one heavy application of this mink oil softened them up and they look good again!" —Nakz96744

Get it from Amazon for $8.10.

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12. A stain remover that yells "SAYONARA" to makeup on white T-shirts and oil stains on your favorite blouse.

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Promising review: "I cannot say enough positive things about this cleaner. My dogs have wrecked the carpet in my apartment, and I had tried everything to no avail — but OxiClean removed all those old dog stains easily!" —Jessie

Get it from Amazon for $12.48.

13. A wood polish and conditioner guaranteed to have you crying tears of pure joy. Such *stifles sob* amazing results.

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Promising review: "I used this on my grandma's antique dresser to get rid of some water marks, and was absolutely shocked and thrilled at the amazing results. Worth every penny!" —Pantera1014

Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

14. An oven, broiler, and grill cleaner that'll have burnt-on grease and grime shaking in their little space boots.

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Promising review: "I have no words for how amazing this product is. I sprayed this on my oven and left it for a couple hours, then all the nasty years of goo wiped off with ease! No scrubbing or elbow grease required." —Alissa

Get it from Amazon for $4.98

15. A stain and odor cleaner for when your good boy goes through the whole "rebellious teenager" phase.

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"I will always love you." —me to my future dog, after he pees on my couch or something.

Promising review: "This is fantastic stuff! We have a cat and a puppy and a very light carpet, and lots of hairballs and puppy accidents. I have yet to be disappointed with this spray! It gets everything out, plus the product has a pleasant, clean smell to it. I'm a devoted customer." —James C. Lebrato

Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

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16. A pumice cleaning stone that removes stubborn hard water stains. Your toilet will be so grateful two you.

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That's supposed to be a #2 joke. If you found that as funny as I did, let's be friends.

Promising review: "I have a 19-year-old master bathroom toilet that had accumulated some nasty stains over time, and regular toilet brushes and cleaning products just would not remove them. I decided to try this pumice stone, and it worked like a charm! Given the nature and severity of the stains, it required some elbow grease. But 10 minutes later, I have a new-looking bowl, and I see no signs of scratching." —Happy Retiree

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

17. A spray gel for anyone whose cleaning products have been a little ~rusty~ lately. This'll get rid of hard water rust build-up like it's no one's business.

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Promising review: "Wow! This is the best rust removing product I've ever used! I live in the country with my own well, and the water is very high in iron. Honestly, this product is a life saver." —Mela

Get it from Amazon for $9.92

18. An adhesive remover currently on Match.com, looking for an S/O that's not clingy.

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Promising review: "Goo Gone delivers. After trying countless other solvents and every known DIY concoction for removing labels, I ordered Goo Gone. All my sticky problems are now gone." —R. Tanaka

Get it from Amazon for $7.17.

19. A pressure washer that'll have all your dirty surfaces screaming, "Pressure washer, pushing down on me..."

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Promising review: "This pressure washer is amazing. It's super easy to put together, is lightweight, and does an excellent job. I cleaned my slate patio in one day, and my concrete driveway the next!" —Debbie S.

Get it from Amazon for $149.

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20. A tub and tile scrubber that's perfect for people who hate to clean. Why? This basically does the job for you.

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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: "This thing is fantastic, and I really mean that! I hate scrubbing the tub — I think it's right up there with cleaning the toilet. But this scrub brush is changing my mind about that! This scrubber is effective, and the shape is great for getting the curved part of the tub." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $40.66.

21. A mold and mildew remover designed to karate chop the crap out of...mold and mildew.

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Promising review: "Nothing removes mold and mildew from my shower like Tilex does. My shower can get kind of gross-looking, but I use Tilex and my shower is noticeably cleaner after just soaking in the spray for a few minutes. I then scrub a bit, and it gets even better!" —Mteren

Get a pack of two from Amazon for $12.99.

22. A chemical-free treatment to have your bathroom fixtures looking sparkly, shiny, and new. Water stains? I don't know her.

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This stuff also works great against alllllllll types of pesky problems. Mildew! Mold! Rust! Say goodbye to all of it.

Promising review: "Oh my gosh, this product is amazing! I didn't have much faith initially since we have extremely hard water and it usually takes over two hours with a magic eraser to budge it. But in under an hour and hardly any effort later, this product wiped out my shower like magic. You do have to use it on a dry surface with the included cloth." —Alicia A Dennis

Get it from Amazon for $19.90

23. A cleaner and deodorizer designed to have you smelling your carpet à la the people in those Febreze commercials.

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No more dirt and crumbs stuck in your carpet. Hooray!

Promising reviews: "This works like a dream. I have light beige carpets, and this gets all the dirt and stains right out." —Karen M.

Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

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24. Magic Eraser cleaning sponges that may as well be invented by an actual magician. These bad boys clean soap scum so freakin' well.

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Magic Erasers. My life, my love, my joy.

Promising review: "I never thought I'd be able to get the weird pink soap stains out of my tub. Picture someone scrubbing with cleaning products until their arms were sore, to no avail. But this worked with no effort! It's unbelievable. Please never let this go off the market!" —Catherine King

Get four packs of two from Amazon for $10.91.

25. A cleaning system that lures out all the mysterious hidden gunk in your tub, because NO ONE should cool their jets.

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Run your bath, add this jet cleaner, have allllllll the grime come out of said jets, and then wipe down your tub. BOOM! You're done.

Promising review: "It's disgusting to see what comes out of your jets when you use this product. I can't believe we bathed in this! I've run bleach and dish detergent through my jets before, and that combination never cleaned with this efficiency. I highly recommended this product." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

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